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

Resources and Ideas for the Special Ed Classroom

Contributor: Becky Sue Kreider | File type : Curricular

In part one, Becky lists a series of tools and techniques that you may find helpful in teaching children with learning disabilities. In part two, she adds curricula and activities from a number of pub... Read More

Working With The Struggling Student (John Troyer)

Contributor: John Troyer | Length : 64 | File type : Audio

What do you do with a student that constantly turns in substandard work (if he or she does it at all)? How do you determine their abilities? How do you help them develop reasonable study skills? ... Read More

Helping Struggling Students Taste Success

Contributor: Peter Whitt | Length : 5 | File type : Audio

"The success of today is the strength to face tomorrow." Struggling students may seldom find the satisfaction of success. Mr. Whitt explains how he helped several students in his classroom succeed.... Read More

Building Fluency: How We Use the Barton System

Contributor: Yvonne King | Length : 7 | File type : Video

How does the Barton System enable small schools and tutors to improve students' fluency in reading and writing? Katie Groff and Yvonne King discuss the strengths of Barton and how their schools impl... Read More

Myths about Dyslexia

Contributor: Lynell Nissley | File type : Blog Post

Students with dyslexia see things backwards. This is the most common myth about dyslexia—that something is wrong with the eyes or the vision portion of the brain.  While legitimate vision problems... Read More

What is Dyslexia?

Contributor: Lynell Nissley | File type : Blog Post

A specific (and the most common) kind of learning disability The most common reason for a student to need special education services is because they have some form of learning disability.[1]  Within... Read More

Serving Students with Learning Needs (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 74 | File type : Audio

We all process ideas differently, Jonas points out, and these differences do not necessarily indicate learning disabilities. To learn, we must be able to take in, organize, remember, and disseminate t... Read More

Dyslexia: Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of Your Students

Contributor: Peter Whitt | Length : 52 | File type : Audio

Dyslexia, says Peter, is not a defect; it is a design feature. Peter leads workshop members in recognizing signs of dyslexia. Courtesy CASBI. Read or download Peter's handout now. This document i... Read More

Resources for Dyslexia

Contributor: Peter Whitt | Length : 31 | File type : Audio

Following up on a session that focused on identifying dislexia, Peter offers tools to help learners process better. He refers to Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz. Courtesy CASBI. Read or do... Read More