Not Enough Change!

Jill Stowell Classroom, Development, General Information, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, School

I learned something this weekend.  I was in New Hampshire and while I didn’t expect a foliage change yet, many people that we ran into were apologetic for the lack of colorful fall leaves.  They sadly predicted that the leaf change this year would not be as good as expected because it is too dry.  (They are apparently having their …

A Teacher’s Dilemma – What Do I Do with a Non-Reader in My Classroom?

Jill Stowell Classroom, Development, Dyslexia, General Information, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, Reading, School

Last week, I got to spend some time with a dear friend who is a third grade teacher.  This friend was not only my college roommate, but is also a phenomenal teacher.  School had already started for her and she was telling me about a little boy in her class who was the most delayed reader she had ever had …