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The Truth About Dyslexia and Spelling

The Truth About Dyslexia and Spelling

For most people with dyslexia, reading improves steadily over time. Also for many dyslexics, spelling does not. Spelling continues to be a problem for many people with dyslexia throughout their lifetime. That will be the topic of this week's Mailbox Monday: "My...

Choosing a Homeschool Science Curriculum

Choosing a Homeschool Science Curriculum

The way I choose a homeschool Science curriculum is very similar to the way I choose a homeschool History curriculum. Following the guidelines I shared in my previous post, Choosing Homeschool Curriculum: A Grade-by-Grade Guide, I focus on different priorities during...

Choosing a Homeschool History Curriculum

Choosing a Homeschool History Curriculum

There are a ton of options for choosing a homeschool history curriculum for kids with dyslexia. In my previous post, the Grade-by-Grade Homeschool Curriculum Guide  we talked about what areas to focus on grade-by-grade. Homeschool History Curriculum for the...

Choosing a Homeschool Math Curriculum

Choosing a Homeschool Math Curriculum

If you're planning and purchasing homeschool curriculum for kids with dyslexia, be sure to check out the first post in this series - Choosing Homeschool Curriculum: a Grade-by-Grade Guide. It is full of big-picture ideas about where to focus your priorities during...

4 Ways to Teach Math Without a Math Program

4 Ways to Teach Math Without a Math Program

Kids who struggle with math often use immature math strategies and need to be taught more effective ways of solving problems to get caught up on math. Here are some ways to teach math without a math program. Summer is just around the corner and everyone is talking...

Teaching Writing to the Reluctant Writer

Teaching Writing to the Reluctant Writer

WriteShop is full of hands-on projects and interactive activities that both hold my son's attention and encourage this reluctant writer to write. This post is a sponsored conversation on behalf of WriteShop.  All opinions are my own. I've been in a mini crisis over...

Trouble With Handwriting?  It Could be Dysgraphia

Trouble With Handwriting? It Could be Dysgraphia

The longer I teach my kids with dyslexia, the more I understand the many areas that are affected by this subtle wiring difference in the brain.  Take handwriting for example.  Just as kids with dyslexia have unexpected trouble with reading, kids with dysgraphia have...