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
Waitlists Can’t Be the Only Goal
We meet students where they are. We use a strength-based approach, meaning we get to know our students skills and interests so that those strengths can be used to support the areas of need. This is my niece, Harlow. She amazes me with her curiosity, boundless energy, and the hard work and perseverance she exudes… Continue reading Waitlists Can’t Be the Only Goal
Ready for Writing!
Supporting Early Literacy Development Part 2
Ready for Reading!
Supporting Early Literacy Development Part 1
Getting Off to a Good Start
The first week of the school year can be a frantic time! Students have new routines to learn, new assignments to start working on, new relationships to build, and new skills to develop. Sometimes, once the initial excitement of returning to the classroom fades and the school work begins in earnest, kids start to feel… Continue reading Getting Off to a Good Start
Good communication is the key to any successful relationship. Establishing a positive relationship with your child’s teacher in September can improve your child’s learning experience for the entire school year and it can help create transparency and consistency between home and the classroom. One way to initiate good parent-teacher communication is to send your child’s… Continue reading Dear Teacher…