Tag Archives: dysgraphia

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 …

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 …

How to choose an online school for a dyslexic student

What Should I look for when selecting an online school for my child? As we move toward the school year, not certain if or for …

Interactive Gets More Active and Attractive

You may have noticed that we recently made some dramatic improvements to the Lexercise practice platform, with new games that enable students to practice the …

September 6, 2019 in Blog Posts, Professional Education

UNC Greensboro and Lexercise Partner for Professional Development

When their ideas for Lexercise were taking shape more than a decade ago, Sandie Barrie Blackley and Chad Myers set out to integrate the research-based …

July 2, 2018 in Dysgraphia

Understanding Dysgraphia: Reading the Research

In today’s tap-and-click culture, where even toddlers seem to be device-savvy, how important is handwriting? Very, if recent research is any indication. Learning is complicated. …

Learning Methods and Note Taking Skills for Dyslexic Students

Dyslexia has been defined as a neurological disorder that causes difficulties with accurate word reading and spelling.  Listening comprehension is typically a strength, but reading …

November 10, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts

Changes to Federal Disability Law

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a final rule to amend its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations in order to incorporate the …

Facilitate Growth From Frustration

Mistakes can cause frustration for your child, but they can also be used to teach your child to process frustration in a healthy way. It …

Dyslexics Need Deep Instruction

Deep vs. Surface Instruction Is your child getting deep or surface reading and spelling instruction?  How can you tell and does it matter? In the …

Teachers Aren’t Taught Learning Disabilities

Fifteen percent of Mississippi children didn’t pass the state’s reading test by third grade. Though, Mississippi is not the only state with reading scores lower than …

Is Grade Retention Effective?

End-of-the-year parent-teacher conferences might reveal that your child is recommended to repeat their grade in the following school year. Grade retention has been a long …