Grammarly and Ginger have long been battling for the grammar checking space. You can find many posts comparing the two, pros cons and costs. Both tools have free and paid levels, each offering their own special flair to the grammar world. I have used both as Chrome extensions, and do agree, they both hold a… Continue reading Grammarly vs Ginger in the iOS world
When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.” ~Author Unknown When you work with a population of students who struggle with learning, the word perseverance is often part of the back channels of conversation….Where did it go? Can we foster it? How do we build it? This really happens with… Continue reading Rekindle Perseverance
My students are amazing learners. Seeing the growth they make each day brings a smile to my face. They have struggled and yet have found the perseverance within themselves to tackle the challenges their learning disabilities bring to the table. For some time I have been building ways to bring technology into my building. Some… Continue reading iPad as #dyslexiatech
When I began blogging, it was as I built my role as a technology resource in my building. My teaching career is as a teacher of those with learning disabilities, focusing on those with language based reading disabilities. Working with students in this role has been a focus of mine since high school. I have… Continue reading LD Teacher as Tech Teacher?
Entrepreneur and Dyslexic Ben Foss gives an inspiring talk at Eagle Hill-Southport
For many learners, summer is a great time to explore new and different activities such as sports, camp and going to the beach. Growing up I had the opportunities to swim, sail and play tennis with none of the summer spent doing academic related work. Today it seems every school and grade level has required… Continue reading Can technology help prevent summer regression?
Originally posted on CAIS Commission on Professional Development:
Earlier this year had to complete an assignment for my graduate class that proposed an action plan related to impacting student achievement. I outlined the implementation of technology curriculum directly into the academic classrooms of our skill-based program from students with learning disabilities. This plan laid out…
Originally posted on My Island View:
For years I served on the board of directors of The New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education, a group known to most as NYSCATE. One thing that I always had a problem with while working with NYSCATE was the name of that group. The name…
My husband and I love games. It is a fun way to hang in on a Saturday night and they are one of our favorite parts of going camping. This year being so busy we haven’t had much time to drag out our Monopoly or Scrabble Board. Who needs a Scrabble game anymore when you… Continue reading The rules of game playing