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Overcoming the Challenge of Poverty: Helping Low-Income Students Move Toward Reading Success
Posted on Apr 12, 2018
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  • Intervention
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
Overcoming the Challenge of Poverty: Helping Low-Income Students Move Toward Reading Success

Growing up in a household where academic success is not encouraged or financial challenges outweigh other priorities can cause many students to struggle. Imagine how the challenges are magnified when those students attend a majority low-income school.

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The Confidence Factor in Learning Math
Posted on Apr 5, 2018
  • Mary Stroh
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  • Intervention
  • Math
  • Struggling Students
The Confidence Factor in Learning Math

In the early days of research as a co-author of Voyager Sopris Learning’s TransMath, I spent a lot of time observing struggling math students in the classroom. I soon discovered these students had much more than a deficit in math content knowledge. They also had lost all confidence in their ability to learn math.

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I AM MORE than a struggling reader
Posted on Dec 14, 2017
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  • Intervention
  • Literacy
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I AM MORE than a struggling reader

Adolescents who struggle with reading are often reluctant to bring attention upon themselves and engage in class. However, with the right intervention, these students—who share the same dreams and aspirations as their grade-level peers—can become more, do more, and achieve more.

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I AM MORE than an English language learner
Posted on Nov 9, 2017
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  • ELL
  • Intervention
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
I AM MORE than an English language learner

English language learners often enter U.S. schools with a literacy disadvantage. While they may be proficient in their native language, many struggle to attain the English literacy and language skills needed to succeed academically and engage in social interactions with their peers.

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I AM MORE than a student with dyslexia
Posted on Oct 19, 2017
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  • Dyslexia
  • Intervention
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
I AM MORE than a student with dyslexia

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. During this month, we celebrate the amazing stories of the many people who have overcome challenges associated with dyslexia to be more. Some of these people have gone onto to lead incredibly remarkable lives, people like Richard Branson, Pablo Picasso, Henry Winkler, Agatha Christie, Octavia Spencer, Tim Tebow and Steven Spielberg – showing that they are not defined by their diagnosis.

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Believe Literacy is Possible
Posted on Sep 7, 2017
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  • Intervention
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
  • Struggling Students
Believe Literacy is Possible

Most students who struggle to read do so for reasons that have nothing to do with intellect or capability. With the right instruction, some patience, and a caring teacher, every student can be more, achieve more, and prove they are more than the limitations that categorize them.

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