~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ JAMES (age 4) was listening to a Bible story. His dad read: “The man named Lot was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city but his wife looked back and was turned to salt.” Concerned, James asked: “What happened to the flea?” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ (https://www.petmd.com/dog/general-health/evr_multi_10facts_about_fleas)
Children with dyslexia can’t learn to read the way most kids do. Some brains are wired so differently that the kids need special learning techniques. Some kids teach themselves to pin down the words with self-invented techniques. For these 6-9 year olds, the “box” does not even exist.
One of my long term tutoring students has now changed from Full Time College Student to Part Time student. Why? She is now a First Grade Teacher in a bilingual school. As I walked past her in the student cafeteria, she had a book with English phrases down one side of the page and translated… Read More Student Makes Good
My student is studying audiology, and had to do a paper on one of my favorite subjects – bilingual children learning to read,and what happens in people’s brains when they read a word while having access to two languages. ETA: Student contacted me to say the paper got an A! I’m so proud. What does… Read More Tutor and the Bilingual Student