Learning Disabilities

Introduction to Diverse Learners: Dyslexia

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 13 | File type : Video

The second of a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities, this video focuses on dyslexia. Becky explains what dyslexia is and is not, how it affects the ... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners: Part 1 of 5

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Classrooms are greenhouses, students are plants, and teachers are gardeners. This analogy introduces a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities. In this ... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners

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Classroom Accomodations: When And How?

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 103 | File type : Audio

As teachers, we can either accentuate our students’ learning and behavior needs or we can support and empower them to rise above their challenges. This breakout will explore a rationale for classroom... Read More

Trauma: What Has It Done To My Student’s Brain?

Contributor: Becky Sue Kreider | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

Why can’t Johnny focus on his lessons? Why does he blow up in anger over minor provocations? In Part 1, we will explore how trauma alters brain development and chemistry. This topic is especially hel... Read More

Dyslexia: Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 58 | File type : Audio

After de-bunking the common myths, this breakout will give an overview of dyslexia including early signs, school-age symptoms, and solutions. We will discuss effective academic interventions as well a... Read More

Trauma: How Can I Teach This Child?

Contributor: Becky Sue Kreider | Length : 67 | File type : Audio

Johnny shows no physical signs of developmental delay, but early trauma has a part to play in the missing pieces of his development. In Part 2, we want to discuss how we as teachers can help trauma ch... Read More

Dyslexia: Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of Your Students

Contributor: Robert Heatwole | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

It seems there is something comforting about naming a problem. A doctor's diagnosis is somewhat consoling, even if the remedy may be difficult. Of course the best is when the doctor can prescribe a fe... Read More

Accomodating Special Needs in the Classroom

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

Almost every school has a few students who need extra help and tutoring, yet many of our schools do not have the staff or special resources available for these students. Rather than just let them slip... Read More

Teaching Special Education

Contributor: Joleen Kropf | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

It is a challenge to reach those who have “special needs” and need to be shown patience and love perhaps more than the average student. This challenge can be turned into success as we give God His p... Read More