Inspiring the Dyslexic Student

Inspiring Vision

  When my oldest daughter was 8 years old, she had an all-consuming love of animals.  She had wild plans to turn our backyard into a petting zoo.  {Nearly accomplished that too!}  She loved to go to the library and check out tall stacks of books about all of the animals she dreamed of owning. […]

Motivating the Dyslexic Student

motivating the dyslexic student

Photo Credit If you missed yesterday’s post on Experiencing Dyslexia, you must click here and read that post.  Understanding the daily frustrations experienced by the dyslexic learner in their educational environment is critical if you are going to teach them in a way that is motivating. The challenge in educating a dyslexic student is creating […]

Experience Dyslexia

Experience Dyslexia

  Photo Credit I was asked recently to write about how to motivate a dyslexic student.  If you have been teaching dyslexic students for any amount of time you are familiar with at least a certain amount of resistance to reading, writing and spelling lessons.  This resistance can range from distractibility or lack of focus […]

Homeschooling With Dyslexia: How We Teach Fine Arts

Teaching Art

  Welcome to the last day of our 5-day series on homeschooling With Dyslexia by the Subject.  I recommend reading the entire series from the beginning so you can learn more about the general ways that dyslexic students learn best.  You can read the whole series from the beginning by clicking here. We’ve covered the […]

Homeschooling With Dyslexia: How We Teach History

How We Teach History

 Photo Credit Thanks for joining me for day 4 of the 5-day series on Homeschooling With Dyslexia by the Subject.  So far we’ve covered How Dyslexics Learn in General, Language Arts, Math, and Science.  Today’s subject is History. In my post on how dyslexics learn, I pointed out that in most cases, dyslexic learners, who […]

Homeschooling With Dyslexia: How We Teach Science

Dyslexia Teaching Science

  Thank you for joining us for day 3 of a 5-day series on how we teach various subject to our dyslexic learners.  So far we have covered: How Dyslexics Learn How We Teach Language Arts How We Teach Math Homeschooling With Dyslexia:  How We Teach Science Let me just start by saying that science […]

Homeschooling With Dyslexia: How We Teach Math

Dyslexia Math

  Thank you for joining me for day 2 of a 5-day series on Homeschooling With Dyslexia by the Subject.  To start at the beginning, click here.  Yesterday we learned about how we teach language arts to our houseful of dyslexic learners.  Today we’re looking at methods for teaching math that really work. Although the […]

Homeschooling With Dyslexia: How We Teach Language Arts

dyslexia teach language arts

Thank you for joining me for this 5-day series on homeschooling with dyslexia. Through the course of this week, we will be covering how our family teaches Language Arts, Math, Science, History and Fine Arts.  I’ll be sharing from our history of homeschooling 8 kids over the past 18 years.  Seven of our kids are […]

Homeschooling With Dyslexia: How Dyslexics Learn

How Dyslexics Learn

We’re just about midway through the school year.  All of the fun of planning and purchasing of curriculum (why is that so fun?) has passed and we’ve been feeding off of a steady diet of stark reality.  Homeschooling is hard.  Homeschooling with dyslexia is even harder. If you were raised and educated in a traditional […]