Recent Blog Posts
I AM MORE than an English language learner
Posted on Dec 6, 2018
  • Voyager Sopris Learning
Tags
  • ELL
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
  • 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.

READ MORE
My Fight for Literacy: Growing up with Dyslexia
Posted on Nov 28, 2018
  • Liz Catalani
Tags
  • Dyslexia
  • ELA
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
My Fight for Literacy: Growing up with Dyslexia

Imagine how scary class, peers, and the world can be for a child who can’t read and the many instances where reading is necessary and obvious.

READ MORE
What Do You Mean Teach WRITING During MATH?
Posted on Nov 8, 2018
  • Jenny Hamilton
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Math
  • Step Up to Writing
  • Writing
What Do You Mean Teach WRITING During MATH?

When planning math instruction, writing activities probably do not come to mind; but, research tells us they should.

READ MORE
The Artist Behind #IAmMore: An Interview with Julian Gaines
Posted on Oct 25, 2018
  • Voyager Sopris Learning
Tags
  • #IAmMore
  • language live
  • Literacy
The Artist Behind #IAmMore: An Interview with Julian Gaines

Two weeks ago, we shared Part One of our inspiring conversation with Julian Gaines is a globally recognized artist whose work is unique, inspiring, and embodies what it is to be MORE. Here is Part Two.

READ MORE
The Artist Behind #IAmMore: An Interview with Julian Gaines
Posted on Oct 9, 2018
  • Voyager Sopris Learning
Tags
  • iammore
  • language live
  • Literacy
The Artist Behind #IAmMore: An Interview with Julian Gaines

Because of his work and belief in the potential in every child, Voyager Sopris Learning commissioned Julian to create our signature #IAmMore graphics, which have been the focal point of the movement and campaign designed to give teachers and students a voice and share their stories of what makes them more than meets the eye.

READ MORE
It’s Dyslexia: What’s a Teacher to Do?
Posted on Oct 4, 2018
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
Tags
  • Dyslexia
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
It’s Dyslexia: What’s a Teacher to Do?

Dyslexia is the most common type of developmental reading disability and one of the most studied of all learning disorders. Advocates have successfully pushed more than 40 states to adopt rules and guidelines for the identification and treatment of dyslexia. Given prevalence estimates of about 5 percent to 17 percent of all students, one or two who merit this descriptor are likely to be in every classroom. Thus, every teacher should be familiar with the nature of the disorder and how to teach children who are affected by it.

READ MORE