In this installment of the True Literacy video column, Dr. Michael Hart shares his thoughts on the limitations of online learning platforms during this unprecedented pandemic and the path ahead to address lost learning. He points to statistics out of Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta emphasizing nearly 25% failure of student logins and a consistent lack of computer hardware [...]
My Understood.org video chat recording is available. This video is great for beginners to learn about psycho educational evaluations. I’m very pleased to be included as a subject matter expert with Understood.org. In this video, I provide basic information regarding a family’s rights regarding getting a child tested, what the evaluation should look like and the benefits [...]
This is a quiet but powerful TED Talk about using technology in education and “designing for the edges.” I agree with the author that right now we have an unprecedented opportunity to use technology to much more effectively educate our young…and save tens of thousands of lives every year. Please watch.
Growing up ashamed of your ability to read (or lack of) is a theme that I’m going to explore in depth as time goes on. We, as parents and professionals, need to do a better job identifying when an early reader is struggling and how to best intervene. A big part of that is how we [...]
This is a nice, clean and simple video that describes the “What is Dyslexia” question very nicely. It’s a great reminder that we have to think in terms of how your brain is wired and how language processing, specifically phonological processing, impacts learning to read! Do I sound like a broken record yet? Or should I [...]