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This article gives several strategies for teaching proper pencil grip to children, with explicit directions on how to implement each one.
Research-based strategies for writing an expository essay with learning disabilities. Improve written expression skills.
Parents and teachers can try these research-based strategies to help a child with written expression such as paragraph and essay writing.
See samples of how to use graphic organizers. Definitions and uses for several types of graphic organizers are provided.
This article gives several research-based spelling strategies for children (and adults) with and without learning disabilities to help develop or improve their skills. Very helpful for struggling students.
Do you need to know how to help a child learn to write? Teach children to write letters and numbers correctly using fun, research-based, multisensory strategies. Help address letter reversals, writing reluctance, trouble remembering letter form and more.
Find out how multisensory and hands-on learning helps students with autism, ADHD and other disabilities in reading, writing, math, and more!
Orton-Gillingham is an instructional approach mainly intended for use with individuals who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing associated with dyslexia. Dyslexia makes it difficult for a person to connect sounds to letters and/or blend combinations of letters quickly and fluently in reading. Dyslexia can effect phonemic awareness, the ability to hear and separate the smallest sounds in a word, which can …
In the sentence combining strategy (generally used with children in grades 3 and up), students are taught to combine two simple sentences, into one more sophisticated/complex sentence. Example:Simple Sentences: The girl lost her doll. The girl is cryingComplex Sentence: The girl is crying because she lost her doll. Research studies demonstrate that sentence-combining practice can help young students improve their …
This article explains how to use the research-based strategy, Guided Writing, to help your child with writing skills.