Category: literacy

Great leap forward: Right to Read inquiry

The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read inquiry is personal. Our school board here […]

Thanksgiving, cooking calamities and dyslexia

This is not me! I love food-focused family holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, but I […]

The times they are a changing…

From climate change to better education, our children are demanding change. Are we listening?

“For the love of reading”? Not for me.

    Readers are smarter, better, kinder, nicer and sexier? Right? Nope!! Sorry to disappoint, […]

Using neuroscience to design effective reading programs: An interview with Dr. Devin Kearns

Education researchers like Dr. Devin Kearns are using neuroscience to design reading programs that work specifically for the dyslexic brain.

Why we need to name dyslexia: BBC interview with Professor Maggie Snowling

What is dyslexia and why do we need to “name it’? A BBC radio 4 with Professor Maggie Snowling.

What science is telling us: Do dyslexic brains work differently? What reading instruction works best?

Neuroscience is painting an interesting picture of the dyslexic brain, and how it processes information. A new report, The Neurobiology of Dyslexia, has brought together the best of neuroscience with the best of reading science to show how the dyslexic brain works when reading, and how effective reading instruction can change the brain.

Top 18 in 2018: The year dyslexia pride was born

2018. It was a banner year for dyslexia awareness. The trend towards “neurodiversity”, “inclusion” and […]