Struggling Readers

Struggling Readers

What Should the School Do? We’re coming up on fall teacher conference season in my area. I’m going to see my child’s teacher in a few weeks to take a look at some of his work. I hope to hear the news about his progress and make plans for how I can support him at…

How to Help a Slow Reader

How to Help a Slow Reader

Slow reading can lead to stress, fatigue, poor grades, and loss of confidence. Students who read more slowly than their peers end up reading less over time. If you’re wondering how to help a slow reader in your life, you’re in the right place. This can be a challenging but highly rewarding task. Understanding Slow…

What is visual dyslexia?

What is visual dyslexia?

When your child struggles with reading and spelling, terms like “visual dyslexia” may come up in discussions. This term, although not officially recognized by dyslexia authorities, describes challenges in visual processing that can make reading difficult. Understanding what visual dyslexia means, its implications, and how to support your child can provide clarity and direction in…

The Pros and Cons of Homework

The Pros and Cons of Homework

As a parent, you might often wonder if your child is receiving too much homework. Balancing school assignments, extracurricular activities, and family time can be challenging. Homework is meant to reinforce learning, but when it becomes overwhelming, it can lead to stress and burnout. In this post, we’ll explore the pros and cons of homework…