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Welcome to Learning Ally's blog. You've come to the right place if you are an innovative teacher who wants to transform more struggling readers into grade-level achievers.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - "Belonging" in Literacy Education
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May 9, 2022 by Learning Ally

According to a National Center for Education Statistics study,  “A teacher's expectations impact student success even more than a student's own motivation." Change is Necessary   A lack of literacy ... Read More about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - "Belonging" in Literacy Education

Whole Child Literacy ...An Interview with Heather Wiederstein
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April 4, 2022 by Learning Ally

A former teacher, Heather Wiederstein has spent years designing teaching materials to support our youngest and most vulnerable students. Today, she serves as Vice-President ... Read More about Whole Child Literacy ...An Interview with Heather Wiederstein

How to Effectively Develop Funds of Knowledge Using a Whole Child Literacy Approach
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March 28, 2022 by Learning Ally

Dr. Terrie Noland, Learning Ally's V.P. of Educator Initiatives, and author of the podcast series on Spotify, "Literacy Leadership," is a Certified Academic Language Practitioner. ... Read More about How to Effectively Develop Funds of Knowledge Using a Whole Child Literacy Approach

Cultivating a Trauma-Informed Learning Environment Post-2020
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March 21, 2022 by Learning Ally

Educators are facing unprecedented challenges in this pandemic. Teaching routines, instructional delivery, parental concerns all-turned upside down. More children are feeling hypersensitive about the uncertainty, especially ... Read More about Cultivating a Trauma-Informed Learning Environment Post-2020