May 18, 2022

How to Help a Child with Dyslexia at Home: What Parents Can Do

Many students in the United States today are struggling readers. The U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics evaluates reading comprehension every two …

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How to Help a Child with Dyslexia at Home: What Parents Can Do

Many students in the United States today are struggling readers. The U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics evaluates reading comprehension every two …

How to Do a Spelling Analysis

Spelling analysis is a powerful tool for helping students master decoding and spelling.  Spelling patterns are like little lights illuminating how the student’s brain has …

Sentence Patterns

Readable letters and correctly spelled words are two must-have building blocks for literacy. But literacy is more than words. To be literate students must be …

Foundational Concepts: Proficient Literacy

Dyslexic Students Can Become Proficient Readers and Writers In our recent series on the building blocks for language and literacy, we looked at two foundational …

Foundational Concepts: Emergent Literacy

Emergent Literacy Skills The goal of literacy, like language itself, is communication. In our previous post, we introduced comprehensible input – the way, through a …

Foundational Concepts: Where Literacy Begins

The Importance of Early Literacy As we begin the new year (and, by the way, Happy New Year!) we’d like to do all we can …

December 17, 2021 in Blog Posts

Happy Holidays 2021

A Season of Gratitude

Here at Lexercise, we make a special effort to express gratitude. It takes just a moment to say Thank you, but the benefits can be …

Stress Management 101

In a recent “Best of NPR” newsletter, Christopher Dean Hopkins writes about helping young students cope with unusual conditions as they return to school. He …

Homeschooling’s Surge and Lessons Learned

As we move into another school year, parents everywhere are scrambling for resources and examining the “lessons” of last year’s experience. Whether the local school …

3 More Easy Ways to Overcome Learning Loss

Worried about learning loss in your child during this summer break? While it’s true that learning loss can affect all children who take an extended …

3 Easy Ways to Overcome Learning Loss

Learning Loss. It happens every summer and affects children in grades k-6 the hardest. But you can protect your child from this annual occurrence with …