Use ESSER Funds for Innovation and Acceleration

Special Education and Regular Education Students All Need Fast Growth Students qualifying for special education services are possibly among the hardest-hit by COVID disruptions. Federal ESSER funding (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief legislation) was authorized by Congress to address this. But, the ESSER-funded program you choose must result in rapid growth for students. Old, […]

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Re-Thinking Special Education: What Is Possible? Pt. 2

By Rhonda Stone of Read Right SystemsA blog series: Part 2 of 13 If it doesn’t work, why keep doing it? That is one interpretation of what Albert Einstein meant when he said:  “Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Special education programs across America continue to be locked […]

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Re-Thinking Special Education: What is Possible? Pt. 1

by Dee Tadlock, Ph.D. Reading Instruction, Reading Remediation, and Online Reading Tutoring Students who qualify for special education services in reading typically fall further behind their peers each year. As the daughter of a friend said to her mother when assessed for special education services: “Mom, once you go into special ed, you never get […]

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Reading + the Mysterious, Miraculous Human Brain

by Rhonda Stone, MPATutor & CommunicationsRead Right Systems “Brain science?! Who needs to understand brain science?!” some may ask. In a word: Everyone! From parents to teachers to reading experts, if we all understood more about how the human brain works, fewer children, teens and adults would struggle with the essential skill of reading. Here […]

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Help Your Child Read Right from the Start

by Dee Tadlock, Ph.D.Founder & Director of DevelopmentRead Right Systems One out of three children have significant reading problems. These children cannot easily and comfortably get information through reading, they certainly don’t find pleasure in it, and they struggle in school. According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, if the reading […]

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Literacy Shapes Life–Invest In It!

by Read Right StaffRead Right Systems Our intention is not to inspire fear; it is to point out that becoming an excellent reader–not a “basic” reader–is a life-shaping event. So–invest in it. Flying under the radar for several years now is the reality that lower literacy levels have a direct correlation to homelessness. Low literacy […]

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Congratulations, Russell Wilson–NFL Man of the Year!

by Read Right Staff SEATTLE, WA–Star National Football League players and the skill of reading have something in common: for excellence to be achieved, individuals must set excellence as the goal. Read Right Systems is pleased to congratulate Seattle Seahawk Russell Wilson on his well-deserved NFL title of Man of the Year. Based in Washington […]

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Reading Instruction vs. Figuring Out How to Read

by Rhonda StoneRead Right Tutor & Communications The mother of one of our youngest students recently shared uplifting news. After a few weeks in our online tutoring program, her six-year-old was beginning to love school again. The comment resonated with me. Fourteen months before, I was helping my adult daughter address my grandson’s disappointment and […]

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Important Words from an Educator and Mother

The following is an excerpt from a 2009 Presentation by Tony Buffalo at a National Indian Education Administration conference, during a joint presentation with Dr. Dee Tadlock. It is an excellent message for all. “There (are) so many negative things in our daily lives sometimes that it’s hard to dream and, if you cannot read, […]

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