Tag Archives: Learning Disability

Desire to Read

I believe that all students come into kindergarten with a desire to read. However, when it becomes hard for some students due to learning and language challenges, they begin to lose that desire and pretend they don’t care about reading. In fact, “the effects of falling behind in reading and feeling like a failure can …read more

A New Experience–Going to High School!

This spring I have had the privilege to work as a paraprofessional in the Special Education Department at Summit High School. I have always found my niche in the elementary and middle school levels since I began my teaching career. I went into this experience with excitement and a little bit of apprehension. This was …read more

What is Dyscalculia?

What is the difference between just being bad at math, disliking math, and having an actual learning disability in math? For example, there were certainly math concepts that required more time and repeated practice for me to learn than others. I recall in elementary school struggling with the concept of fractions and percentages because I …read more