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Spelling Rule: Bossy R

When the letter r follows a vowel, the vowel is usually forced to change its sound. That’s why we call it the “Bossy R”.

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NEW!! Beating Dyslexia and Acalculia: A Live Edublox Case Study

Meet Vivienne, an 11-year-old American girl who was adopted from China at age 5½. Her parents have tried many avenues to help her catch up on her development delays. While she made progress in certain areas, her academics continued to lag. They thus embarked on the Edublox program on November 3, 2020...

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Video: Tips on How to Read with Your Child

Reading aloud with your child is an important part of their education. It teaches them how to speak fluently and listen carefully in the journey to eventually read by themselves. Here are a few tips to help parents to make reading time as effective as possible.

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Brain Training for Dyslexia?

Individuals with dyslexia can have weak working memory skills and there are many 'brain training' programs, with slick marketing behind them, that purport to improve or even cure dyslexia...

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Orton-Gillingham Method of Teaching Reading

The Orton-Gillingham method of teaching reading was developed by Anna Gillingham and is based on the theoretical work of the American neurologist Samuel Orton.

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COVID-19 Virus Enters the Brain, Research Strongly Suggests

More and more evidence is coming out that people with COVID-19 are suffering from cognitive effects, such as brain fog and fatigue. And researchers are discovering why.

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Turn Dyslexia Around

Many people will tell you it cannot be done. Once you have it, you have it for life. This does not have to be the case.

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Edublox Explained and Your Questions Answered

Edublox Online Tutor is an online platform that houses products and services to improve various aspects of learning. Our programs include Development Tutor, Reading Tutor and Live Tutor.

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Free Teaching Resources and Worksheets, K-8

Free teaching resources for classroom teachers and homeschool families: worksheets, videos and articles.

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Healthy Snack Ideas to Promote Weight Loss

Did you know that healthy, low calorie snacks can help to promote weight loss? Research has shown that eating five or six small meals a day results in a greater loss of weight than eating a two or three larger ones.

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Long E Sound: ee or ea?

The long e is spelled either with ee, like in see, meet, and seed, or ea, like in seam, team, and bead.

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Closing the Gap: ‘Matthew Effect’ in Learning Disabilities

You've heard the saying "the rich get richer and the poor get poorer". The same is true for learning – those with learning difficulties face a growing academic achievement gap when compared to other students. This is known as the Matthew Effect and is the subject of the next episode in our Short Video Series.

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