Microsoft Learning Event Successful!

 

For those who couldn’t make it here are some great video links! Microsoft really has some great tool for students with Dyslexia~ Thank you to Rachel Berger Decoding Dyslexia Minnesota for coming out and presenting today! Get involved at a local level there is so much to learn and share!

Hard Words: Why aren’t American kids being taught to read?

https://www.apmreports.org/story/2018/09/10/hard-words-why-american-kids-arent-being-taught-to-read

http://On Educate podcast: https://www.apmreports.org/educate-podcast (Hard Words, 9/10/18)

Scientific research has shown how children learn to read and how they should be taught. But many educators don’t know the science and, in some cases, actively resist it. As a result, millions of kids are being set up to fail.

A big part of the problem is at the university level, in schools of education, according to the authors of a 2016 article in the Journal of Childhood & Developmental Disorders. “Faculty have ignored the scientific knowledge that informs reading acquisition,” the authors wrote. “As a result, the pre-service teachers who are being educated at these institutions fail to receive the necessary training.”