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Myth # 10 – Fast Readers Are Good Readers

Are Fast Readers are Good Readers? Not necessarily. Accurate readers who process what they read as they are reading are good readers. It can be important to measure word per minute speed but that number can be misleading. Sometimes fast readers are just skipping over words. Sometimes fast readers read beautifully but have no idea what they are reading. At The Reading Clinic, we meet
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2/4/2014 ADHD and Communication

Feb 4, 2013 Noon – 1pm Free! Register: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA50DC83894D30 ADHD and Communication Learn how communication skills are affected by ADHD and what you can do about it. We will discuss strategies for improving listening comprehension and organizing thoughts before speaking. We will also explore the connection between reading comprehension and communication for students with ADHD. Tweet


1/21/2014 Learning to Read – Phonemic Awareness

Jan 21, 2014 Noon – 1pm Free Online Webinar! Register: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA50DC83894D3B Learning to Read – Phonemic Awareness Parents and educators will learn about the best predictor of success in reading. Topics covered will include what phonemic awareness is and why it matters, how to recognize issues with phonemic awareness, and most importantly, how to support the development of phonemic awareness in young children. We
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1/7/2013 Learning To Read – What Every Parent Should Know

January 7, 2014 Noon – 1pm Free Online Webinar! Register: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA50DC83894E3E Learning To Read – What Every Parent Should Know Parents who understand how children learn to read are more knowledgeable about their child’s reading progress. Learn to identify five essential reading skills and how they create a successful reader. Anecdotal stories about former students will help to illustrate the concepts presented. Tweet


12/17/2013 Multisensory Math – An overview from Counting through Pre-Algebra

December 17, 2013 Noon – 1pm Free Online Webinar! Register: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA50DC83884A39 Multisensory Math – An overview from Counting through Pre-Algebra Many students struggle with math because it is taught with manipulatives and symbols, but the connection between the two is not always made. Parents will learn the importance of concept, computation, and how to use manipulatives effectively. Tweet


12/3/2013 Writing and Comprehension – The Missing Link

December 3, 2013 Noon – 1pm Free Online Webinar! Register: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA50DC83884C3E Writing and Comprehension – The Missing Link Writing is a complex process that requires attention to spelling, grammar, organization and more. This talk will focus on one of the most fundamental skills of writing – the ability to convey meaning. Parents will learn how reading comprehension impacts written expression. Tweet


11/26/2013 Verbal Expression – When Your Child Understands But Can’t Explain

November 26, 2013 Noon – 1pm Free Webinar online Register: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA50DC83884C3D   Students who ramble or get precisely to the point, who can identify a correct answer but cannot come up with it on their own, or students who are reluctant to participate in class discussions or conversation could be having an issue with verbal expression. Parents will learn the warning signs of issues
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Free Webinar – 7/16 – Developing Number Sense

Developing Number Sense Date: 7/16/2013 When: Noon – 1pm Where: Online Cost: Free! Register: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E957DE8985473B   Presenter: Beth Powell, director at The Reading Clinic Many students who struggle with math at any level are struggling with number sense. Join us in discussing how children acquire number sense, the challenges some students face in developing it and learn how to support your child at home.
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Stick-to-it-tiveness

This article, from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, describes the six attributes needed to develop a stick-to-it attitude and different ways you can help develop them. They are: self-awareness, proactivity, perseverance, goal setting, the presence and use of effective support systems and emotional coping strategies. The Reading Clinic offers a unique experience for kids who are having a hard time sticking to their
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Learning to Read: Phonemic Awareness

Date: July 2nd, 2013 Time: Noon – 1pm Where: online Cost: Free!   To register: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E956D789864631   Learning to Read – Phonemic Awareness Parents and educators will learn about the best predictor of success in reading. Topics covered will include what phonemic awareness is and why it matters, how to recognize issues with phonemic awareness, and most importantly, how to support the development of
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