Newsletter Archive – Spring 2018


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2018 Spring Edition Newsletter


President’s Letter

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Spring is in full swing with opportunities budding for learning and professional growth. Having just returned from IDA’s national office in Baltimore, I can report that IDA is moving forward with three key objectives: educator training, information and support, and revenue generation to support our mission of literacy for all. On our local branch level, […]

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Working Together: Decoding Dyslexia CA and IDA NorCal

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by Lori DePole As a recently elected IDA NorCal board member and as the Decoding Dyslexia CA Strategic Partner Liaison, I am excited to explore how we can build upon the strengths of our mutual missions to better leverage the impact our two groups are making in California. First, a bit of history for those […]

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Making Math Real with David Berg

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Co-sponsored by Making Math Real Institute Saturday, April 28, 9:00 am-5:00 pm Athena Academy, 525 San Antonio Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94306 Cost: $50 for IDA NorCal members $80 for the public (includes all day presentation, morning coffee/snacks, and lunch) REGISTER HERE Research over the last 40 years has repeatedly indicated all students benefit most […]

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Volunteers Hone Their Skills at Simulation Workshop

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More than 40 people attended IDA Norcal‘s first-ever training in how to run an Experience Dyslexia® workshop – our branch’s popular dyslexia awareness activity. The March 17th morning event at the Carey School in San Mateo was designed for people who want to learn more about serving as workshop facilitators or as leaders of the six […]

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Plan Now for Summer Teacher Training

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This summer offers several opportunities for educators to build their skills by enrolling in structured literacy trainings. These include Orton-Gillingham-based programs in San Francisco and Los Altos, and Slingerland trainings in San Jose. Participants who enroll in programs that include a practicum may be eligible for NorCal IDA scholarship support. IDA NorCal is once again […]

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