NEW Dyslexia Awareness Training — Effective July 1, , every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license shall complete awareness training, provided by VDOE, on the indicators of dyslexia, as that term is defined by the board pursuant to regulations, and the evidence-based interventions and accommodations for dyslexia. Go to Licensure to for more information about seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license. Dyslexia is distinguished from other learning disabilities due to its weakness occurring at the phonological level. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction. Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension and reduced reading experience that can impede growth of vocabulary and background knowledge.
REAL: Research for Equitable Access and Learning
Community Learning Disability Team
Use of analogy to construct understanding: Students use analogies in sims to make sense of unfamiliar phenomena. Representations play a key role in student use of analogy. Simulations as tools for changing classroom norms: Sims are shaped by socio-cultural norms of science, but can also be used to change the traditional norms of how students engage in the classroom. Specific features of sims that promote learning and engaged exploration: Our design principles identify key characteristics of sims that make them productive tools for student engagement. Now we wish to study in detail how each feature impacts student understanding. Integrating simulations into homework: Simulations have unique features that are not available in most learning tools interactivity, animation, dynamic feedback, allow for productive exploration.
Life Success For Students With Learning Disabilities: A Parent's Guide
Please note: using the language of the time reflects our desire for historical accuracy. We do not agree with the everyday use of labels which are now seen as deeply offensive. It made no clear distinction between learning disability and mental illness stating that 'Lunatic shall mean insane person or any person being idiot or lunatic or of unsound mind.
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