Yearly Archives: 2017

By Craig Lowery, Head of School In the midst of “application season” this is an important question, and while it seems like it might be obvious, I find myself thinking and talking about this question regularly. A week doesn’t go by that I don’t receive an email or phone call with someone who says “My student doesn’t have dyslexia so would […]
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By Maddy Roach, Park Academy Teacher In middle school Language Arts class we continuously learn new vocabulary, especially when reading novels in class. Our most recent novel, Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli, contains many new vocabulary words. For each new vocabulary word, students create a flash card with the word on the front and the definition on the back. Often […]
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By Chris Devers, Upper School Teacher at Park Academy In my time as a teacher I have been on a constant search for good assistive technology.  I remember going to IDA conferences and sitting through presentation after presentation looking for just the right technology to bring back to our school.  I was excited the first time we got Franklin Spellers, […]
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