Tag Archives: reading disorder

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 …

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: 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 …

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 …

September 10, 2019 in Blog Posts, Professional Education

Lexercise is Accredited by IDA

  Take our Online, Professional Courses and Earn a Certification in Structured Literacy As you probably know, Lexercise has long been committed to the use …

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 …

Dyslexic Advantage in Entrepreneurship

Dyslexics tend to go through life unconventionally. They have to come up with alternative routes to garner successful results– and often by themselves. They regularly …

Differences in the Dyslexic Brain

It is important to remember that Dyslexia is a neurobiological disorder which means the issues are located inside the brain. Common misconceptions about the cause …

Teaching Dyslexic Students: A Guide

Unfortunately, public school educators are usually overwhelmed with the amount of children in their class so they cannot take the time to alter their techniques …

Deliberate Practice for Student Learning

We have all heard the saying “Practice makes perfect,” but not all forms of practice are effective. According to K. Anders Ericsson, a psychologist and …

The Simple View of Reading

It seems as though there is a plethora of reading problems one could be affected by, but through extensive research, Wesley Hoover who wrote the …

Alternatives to Independent Reading

Reading is essential for all students to grow academically, but is especially important to dyslexics. However, dyslexics’ difficulties often discourage them to pick up a book …