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See Dyslexia Differently

The British Dyslexia Association created the animated video, See Dyslexia Differently, for young audiences to show some of the real challenges children with dyslexia face as well as their strengths and potential. KS1 See Dyslexia Differently and KS 2 See Dyslexia Differently are resource packs at two different levels that you can download for free… Read more

What happens inside you when you read a story

Stories are just stories, right? Not really. They are also incredibly powerful – and can both reduce prejudice, and help persuade. Here’s what actually happens inside us when we read.

Misleading Health Headlines

In health news, there can be a disconnect between news headlines and the scientific research they cover. Here’s a new TED Ed video on how to read past the headlines. Click here for the full lesson.

NetSafe

Planet Nutshell has created NetSafe, a set of introductory videos on cybersafety. The 18 videos are organized by grade level (K-3, 4-6, 7-12) and cover topics like being kind online, understanding online ‘friends’, and protecting personal information. Here’s a sample. Thanks to Free Technology for Teachers for pointing to this resource.

The ABC’s of Reading to Your Child

Have you ever seen story time in a laundromat? Here’s your chance! How to Help Your Child Love Reading is an article that introduces The ABC’s of Reading to Your Child video. Is there a right or wrong way to read to your child? Should you spend 20 minutes a day with a book in… Read more