News, Tips, and Articles of Interest

March 17, 2020 / by LiteracyUntangled

Resources to Help Keep You Sane While Social Distancing

Today, I touched base with my sisters, both who now have kids at home for the foreseeable future. Based on their “School is Closed: Day 1” reports, parents are going to need all the help and diversions they can get! In an effort to help, and provide parents with an outlet or two, I pulled together a wide variety of resources (from read alouds to dance classes) to share with you all.

Good Luck and May the Force be with You!

March 10, 2020 / by LiteracyUntangled

Tip Tuesday – Connect Four with a Learn to Read Spin

Welcome to Tip Tuesday! This Tuesday’s reading tip is the classic Connect Four with an added learn to read ‘spin’. Correctly read the word on the card and place your game piece into the grid. First one to get four of their game pieces in a row – wins!

March 3, 2020 / by LiteracyUntangled

Dyslexia: Relevant Federal Education Laws – The American with Disabilities Act

Did you know there are specific education laws related to dyslexia? With IEP Season coming into full swing, as a parent it’s important to have your ducks in a row before walking into the meeting. The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) is one of these laws and today we’ll delve deeper into the law and how it relates to dyslexia.

February 25, 2020 / by LiteracyUntangled

Tip Tuesday – Swat the Letter

Welcome to Tip Tuesday! This Tuesday’s reading tip is Swat the Letter. Place letter cards around the room, call out a letter name or sound, and watch them race to swat the matching letter card!

February 18, 2020 / by LiteracyUntangled

Timers: A Handy Time Management Tool

The timer is probably one of the most used tools in academic settings, from the good old reliable kitchen timer to the online timer projected up on a SmartBoard. The reason they are used so frequently is because they work! But why do they work?

February 11, 2020 / by LiteracyUntangled

Tip Tuesday – Roll and Read

Welcome to Tip Tuesday! This Tuesday’s reading tip is Roll and Read. The name of the game says it all – roll the dice and read a word from the matching number column. For example, roll a 3 and read a word from the column number 3. The first person to correctly read all of the words in a column wins!

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