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A “SAFETY WEB” for Reading to Learn

(for readers of all ages) This “Safety Net” or, better said, “Safety Web,” uses “Interactive Orthography” to support less-than-proficient readers during the real-time flow of “Reading to Learn.” Click on any word on this page to experience it yourself.  Most U.S. kids less-than-proficient readers throughout their school years. Independent Learners – Home & Family – […]

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Partnership Announcement: Story Preservation Initiative

Learning Stewards is delighted to announce our new partnership with the Story Preservation Initiative. The Story Preservation Initiative (SPI) records the personal narratives of high achievers in the arts, sciences, and humanities. (Think artists, astronauts, scientists, engineers, environmentalists … and more). They couple their audio recordings and transcripts with project-based lesson plans for use in […]

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The Next (Big) Step of the Magic Ladder

 Click on any word on this page to experience it yourself (keep clicking until the box turns green). Imagine an entirely new kind of instruction and support system for beginning and struggling readers. Rather than having to remember and apply abstractly ambiguous instructions, learners simply touch any word they stutter on and immediately receive decoding, […]

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How Shyness Affects Learning Spoken and Written Language

When a child is shame-averse to expressing what they are reading, they are, necessarily, less able to learn to read.

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Update: Children of the Code: CHANGING TRAJECTORIES – the Final Chapter

“CHANGING TRAJECTORIES” is the final chapter of Phase I of COTC and includes our suggestions and tips for improving the learning trajectories of struggling readers.

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Higher Vocabulary ~ Higher Intelligence ~ Higher Income = Reading Matters

Higher Vocabulary ~ Higher Intelligence ~ Higher Income = Reading Matters It must be added that the differences in vocabulary here are not differences learned in oral conversation. After grade 4 vocabulary growth is largely driven through literacy not speech.  Because most of the difference in adult vocabulary is a result of reading, using vocabulary as […]

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