Tag: individualised learning


I recently shared a Facebook post on the NAPLAN accommodations allowed for dyslexia students and it included reference to the C-pen Reader. In my reports, I already recommend to use the 'Text to Speech' facility on computers in my reports, but this sounds like a great tool for students of any ... Read More
May 11, 2017Burg


My grandson wrote a story last week  – he’s in year 4 this year – about his favourite topic, dinosaurs, of course! It had a very imaginative plot and showed the beginnings of correct grammar and structure. I was quite proud of his achievement, as all grandmas would be. However, I was ... Read More
February 11, 2015Beatrice Burg



Tougher Teacher Training?

In my office – which reaches from Jurien Bay in the Midwest of WA, to Derby in the Kimberley, I deal with students (and adults!) every day, who have struggled within the school environment. Usually with learning to read, spelling, comprehension, writing and maths. Now, when you are having difficulty in ... Read More
December 10, 2014Beatrice Burg


Found this post of a Dyslexia awareness evening (Michigan) as part of Dyslexia Awareness month (USA) to discuss symptoms and teaching methods that help kids learn. Unfortunately no mention of the difference changing the colour of the paper can make, for the child who is struggling with learning. I would love to ... Read More
October 6, 2014Beatrice Burg