Here you’ll find techniques, strategies, ideas and resources to assist students with dyslexia or other specific learning disabilities.

TnT Weekly Wrap: Free Play Dough Mats

TnT Weekly Wrap: Free Play Dough Mats

Welcome to this week’s wrap where I share some of the successes and challenges of being a specialist dyslexia teacher. The joy of play dough (and a freebie) Boy oh boy we have been having so much fun using play dough during tutoring sessions. And not just with the little kids, but even the bigger…

TnT Weekly Wrap: New Planning Structure

TnT Weekly Wrap: New Planning Structure

Welcome to this week’s wrap where I share some of the successes and challenges of being a specialist dyslexia teacher. Plus – New planning structure A few weeks ago I was chatting with a fellow tutor who explained how she organizes and plans for a tutoring session. I thought it sounded so good that I…

TnT Weekly Wrap: Free Digraph Worksheet

TnT Weekly Wrap: Free Digraph Worksheet

Welcome to this week’s wrap where I share some of the successes and challenges of being a specialist dyslexia teacher. You’ll notice there is no ‘Minus’ for this week. It’s been a great week and I didn’t have one to share, so thought we’d just stay positive 🙂 Plus – School holidays I know those…

TnT Weekly Wrap: Teaching Through Errors

TnT Weekly Wrap: Teaching Through Errors

Welcome to this week’s wrap where I share some of the successes and challenges of being a specialist dyslexia teacher. Plus – Teaching through errors When you’re listening to a student read a book, and they make an error, do you know what to say to help them correct the error? Before I completed my Sounds-Write training…

TnT Weekly Wrap: Constant Errors

TnT Weekly Wrap: Constant Errors

Welcome to this week’s wrap where I share some of the successes and challenges of being a specialist dyslexia teacher. Plus – Fun spelling games I always leave time at the end of a tutoring session to play a spelling game. It’s a nice, positive way to end a session, especially if it has been…

TnT Weekly Wrap: Free Phonics Printable

TnT Weekly Wrap: Free Phonics Printable

Welcome to this week’s wrap where I share some of the successes and challenges of being a specialist dyslexia teacher. Plus – Happy and engaged student After last week’s reflection about my distraught student….I’m happy to report the girl had an awesome session on Friday. What a complete turn around from the week before.  She…