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Dysgraphia Learning Difficulties

Is Writing a Nightmare for Your Child? They May Have Dysgraphia

Writing can be challenging for a lot of students, but how do you know if your child’s struggle with writing is beyond ordinary? Writing shouldn’t necessarily be easy. Teachers should assign writing assignments that challenge their students to go above and beyond. If, however, your child is taking hours to complete a single paragraph, it […]

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Dyslexia Learning Difficulties

Dyslexia Under 2 minutes

What is dyslexia? You may have asked yourself. How about a video, with just enough info for you to understand Dyslexia. Here is a short video of Hugo, Co-founder @ Dystech. He explains in high-level details what dyslexia is and also, shares his experience has a dyslexic. It is true dyslexia is considered a learning […]

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Education Learning strategy

Top Strategies to Support Children with Special Needs During Social Distancing

The current COVID-19 situation around the world has required schools to move to remote education and many people are working from home. This transition can be difficult for everyone, and parents of children with special needs (dyslexia, ADHD, Autism etc..) face unique challenges during this time. If your child has an educational program that includes […]

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Learning strategy

4 Homeschool Methods and How to Apply Them During COVID-19

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) causing widespread school closures, children across the country are being given alternate resources, some online, to study outside of the classroom. Homeschooling refers to the act of teaching children at home, as opposed to in a public school. Depending on where you live, this could look very different. In Australia, for […]

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Learning strategy

5 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

Online classes have grown in popularity across the entire country even more now with the coronavirus, as nearly all colleges provide online courses. These classes are often cheaper than attending a traditional classroom at a university while also giving students much more flexibility. These cost savings can rapidly add up and save you a lot […]

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Artificial Intelligence Dysgraphia

World’s first app screens for motor dysgraphia using Artificial Intelligence

Dystech, an Australian start-up that is using the technological power of AI and Machine Learning to solve real-world problems, has created the world’s first app that screens for motor dysgraphia, giving the user a percentage likelihood of having the disorder in just minutes. Motor dysgraphia is a learning disorder that affects a person’s writing ability. […]

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Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been steadily affecting people’s lives over the past few years. Every industry has benefitted from utilising artificial intelligence in their operations – from simple CCTVs to highly complex self-directing drones.  The limitless possibilities of artificial intelligence in education One of the more surprising developments involving AI is its huge potential to […]

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Assessment

Why Measuring Literacy Performance is Important

Malcolm X once said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” However, sizeable segments of the world’s population are still illiterate.  According to recent global literacy performance measurement studies, about two-thirds of the world population (roughly 750 million adults) lack the basic arithmetic, reading, and […]

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Dyslexia Learning strategy

4 Ways to Encourage a Love of Reading in Young Children

Some children naturally adore reading. Even at a young age, these children sit and look at the pictures in their favourite books rather than play with toys or watch television. Other children are much less enthusiastic; trying to get through a short story with these unexcited readers can be exhausting. If you identify as a […]

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Dyslexia

Why We Should Stop Calling Dyslexia a Disability

If there is one curious thing about dyslexia, it is the fact that society still needs to be educated about it despite the enormity of literature on the subject. Assumptions about it persist.  One of the most common misconceptions about dyslexia is that it is a learning disability rather than a specific learning difference. In […]