Newsletter Archive – Winter 2014


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2014 Winter Edition Newsletter


Presidents Letter

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2014 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Readers Matter campaign and our end-of-year giving campaign. Your support directly helps teachers learn effective teaching strategies for students with dyslexia, and helps NCBIDA to increase awareness of dyslexia through our workshops and our Experience Dyslexia® simulation. As we launch into 2014, we […]

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Share Your Story on Our Website

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2014 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER We want to hear from you! We would love to share your story of how dyslexia has affected your life or the life of someone close to you. How have you coped with dyslexia as a student, parent, or working professional? What advice can you offer others in similar circumstances? How […]

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Within, Between, Among, and Beyond the Lines: Making Language Comprehension Instruction More Discrete

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2014 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER by Suzanne Carreker, Ph.D., CALT-QI Reading comprehension is dependent on two components—adequate decoding and adequate language comprehension (Gough & Tunmer, 1986; Hoover & Gough, 1990). The good news is that we have found teaching the first necessary component to be quite achievable. Decoding skills are countable. We can check off skills […]

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Readers Matter Campaign Update

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2014 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER A big thank you to the dedicated readers and donors who supported our Readers Matter online fundraising campaign. Your efforts raised $6,775 to support NCBIDA programs, including scholarships for teachers who take advanced training in reading instruction. Giving teachers the tools they need to work effectively with struggling readers is a […]

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