Dyslexia News & Blog

Welcome to the Dyslexia News & Blog by Carroll School. Here you will find the latest news and resources from Carroll and beyond about education, dyslexia, and data-informed instruction for educating the whole child.

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Student-Centered Teaching at Carroll School
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How Do You Make Teaching Student-Centered? We Asked Some 8th Graders!

To get at the heart of one of our belief statements related to our student-centered teaching approach, we sat down with some Carroll 8th graders to chat about their experiences.

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Unlocking the Potential of the Data You Have
Steve Wilkins, Head of School

In 2010, we came to the realization that we were sitting on a treasure trove of student data. Since then, Carroll School has made the institutional commitment to train our teachers and staff to harness the data before deciding how and what to teach each student. It's how we fulfill our mission to give each child what he or she most needs. Read how we do that.

Dyslexia News: Must Reads for This Week (Feb 7, 2018)
Amy Dempster

5 must-read articles and stories about dyslexia for the week - read how American schools fail kids with dyslexia, learn some tips for doing PBL projects at home, relate to Rachel Vitti's long journey to getting a dyslexia diagnosis for her son, and more.

Dyslexia News: Must Reads for This Week (Jan 31, 2018)
Amy Dempster

5 must-read articles and stories about dyslexia for the week - read a review of the new book "Dyslexia Is My Superpower", learn 3 keys to a winning mindset, watch a video to see what happens at a dyslexia evaluation, and more.

Creating Board Games to Teach and Reinforce Math Skills
Craig Kemp (Math Teacher) & Todd Bearson (PBL Department Head)

In this week's Project Based Learning article, we see how developing a board game helps 6th grade math students apply their skills to a real-life, practical problem.

Dyslexia New: Must Reads for This Week (Jan 24, 2018)
Amy Dempster

5 must-read articles and stories about dyslexia for the week - learn why it's a myth that kids can't be screened for dyslexia, get expert advice for children with dyscalculia and dyslexia, hear from Jace Norman about his experience with dyslexia and bullying, and more.

Fab Lab: Where Technology Brings Curriculum to Life
Todd Bearson, PBL Department Head

In this week's Project Based Learning article, we head into the Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab) to see some recent projects that show how technology can bring curriculum to life.

Dyslexia News: Must Reads for This Week
Amy Dempster

5 must-read articles and stories about dyslexia for the week - learn about the dyslexic brain, what a day is like for a teen with dyslexia, 9 ways to empower your child, and more.

Catching the Train
Steve Wilkins, Head of School Blog

One of Carroll’s most senior and revered alumni, David Arrow ‘79, recently commented that he used to think that education was a train that he was supposed to catch up to and jump onto. If he could run fast enough, he might be able to jump onto the train. Carroll helped him realize that “I am the train” and teachers need to learn how to catch up to me.

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