In Conversation with Maryanne Wolf Join Indigo’s CEO and Chief Booklover, Heather Reisman, as she welcomes author Maryanne Wolf to discuss her stunning new memoir, READER, COME HOME: The reading Brain In A Digital World. Book signing to follow. Indigo Bay & Bloor, Toronto, ON, Thursday, November 8 at 7 PM.
Check out this article in the NY Times “Why are we still teaching reading the wrong way? Teacher preparation programs continue to ignore the sound science behind how people become readers.” It’s from the U.S. but unfortunately, it’s a similar situation in Canada.
ONBIDA’s 12th Literacy & Learning Conference Early Identification and Intervention Strategies Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 Ontario Science Center, Toronto, ON Attend in-person or via live streaming! Click here for more information and to register.
We are posting this request from Andre Milota, PhD. I am looking to speak (via Skype/Google Hangouts) with fellow adult dyslexics about a writing application that I am developing involving text-to-speech and audio recording. If this sounds interesting, lets chat. I want to know about how you currently cope, what […]
ONBIDA would like to share Dyslexia Canada’s Mark it Read –a national campaign designed to raise awareness and support for the 10-20 percent of Canadian children living with dyslexia. To help raise awareness about dyslexia, the Mark It Read campaign will light buildings and monuments across Canada red throughout October. […]
ONBIDA’s 12th Annual Conference Early Identification and Intervention Strategies Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 Ontario Science Center, Toronto, ON NEW this year – Livestreaming Option! Register now! Early-bird rates are in effect until October 7, 2018. Click here for more information and to register.
This article, Hard Words – Why Kids Aren’t Being Taught to Read, is from the U.S. but it includes great information about effective literacy instruction that is consistent with the science of reading.
Visit ONBIDA at The Word On The Street Literacy Festival Sunday, September 23 Toronto, Harbourfront Centre 10am -5 pm. Booth KS37 in Kidstreet by the Kids Activity Tent NOTE: ONBIDA will host the following presentation at 1:15pm at the Learning Station: Laying the Foundations for Reading Success Join ONBIDA at […]
FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING is offering Structured Literacy TRAINING (a.k.a. Orton-Gillingham), Fall 2018 – Winter 2019, Toronto, Ontario This multisensory structured language approach to teaching literacy skills benefits all students but is especially important for those who struggle with language or dyslexia. This training meets or exceeds the standards of Academy of Orton […]
What Dyslexia Red Flags Look Like for Different Students in Different Grades Sep 12, 2018 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time by Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed. D & Tracy Block-Zaretsky Dyslexia occurs on a continuum and the red flags in one student might not be the same as the red flags […]