General, Tips & Strategies

Get Out and Learn This Summer

Despite the cool weather lately, summer is on its way! Those 8 weeks of long days and warm nights bring lots of time to relax, but many parents are also interested in continuing the learning their children have been doing at school. The curriculum books you can find at Costco may be tempting, but chances… Continue reading Get Out and Learn This Summer

Multisensory, Tips & Strategies

Taking the Paper and Pencil Away: Using A Multisensory Approach to Learning

By the time a student starts with us for reading and writing support, they are usually feeling defeated in their abilities. Being asked to produce work on paper every day at school can feel especially draining to students who struggle with letter formation and spelling. Every student is different in their learning strengths and needs,… Continue reading Taking the Paper and Pencil Away: Using A Multisensory Approach to Learning

Meet the Tutor

Meet the Tutor – Juliana Allin

This week the Access Learning Blog returns to our “Meet the Tutor” series. We’re turning our lens around and getting to know tutor and author of this blog, Juliana Allin. Read below to learn more about Juliana and her role with Access Learning. Introduce yourself in a few words. Hi, I’m Juliana, tutor with Access… Continue reading Meet the Tutor – Juliana Allin

Learning Resources, Multisensory, Orton-Gillingham

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…an Aardvark?

COMMON NAME: Aardvark SCIENTIFIC NAME: Orycteropus afer TYPE: Mammals DIET: Carnivores AVERAGE LIFESPAN IN CAPTIVITY: 23 years SIZE: Head and body, 43 to 53 in; tail, 21 to 26 in WEIGHT: 110 to 180 lbs (source) No, this isn’t the start of a science unit studying the habits and life cycle of the strange, insect-eating… Continue reading It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…an Aardvark?