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Work With Us for a Literate Nation

literate-nationWhat exactly does a struggling reader look like in classrooms across America?

There’s no one profile. From children with learning disabilities to those who are poor or learning English for the first time, struggling readers come from all cultural and economic backgrounds.

Because reading hits our nation’s children at so many different points, NCLD is working with partners at the national and state level to tackle the problem. One of these partners is Literate Nation.

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A Doctor and a Mother: Blurred Roles and Clear Insights

mother-doctorGrowing up I loved children, loved school and I always knew I wanted to be a mom. I can’t think of anything more fundamental to my nature. Often our professional lives and personal lives intermingle. For me it is no different. I am a pediatrician and a mother.

When I am in the office I am happy to be able to work with kids but they are often sick or healthy and anxious about getting shots. So you can imagine how excited I was to be able to volunteer in my son’s classrooms once he started attending school. I could not think of anything that I enjoy more than spending the entire day with my son in a school filled with other happy healthy kids.

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Back to School Chat with Sheldon Horowitz, Ed.D.

Last week’s #LDchat-ers shared their back-to-school questions and comments. Here is some of what they had to say and resources they shared.

Want to join the conversation? Every Wednesday at 12 pm ET, NCLD hosts a discussion on Twitter called #LDchat. People from all over the country and around the world log on each week to discuss a new topic, and you can, too! Here’s how:

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Executive Functioning Issues: Highlights from #LDchat

Last week’s #LDchat-ers shared their experiences, concerns and thoughts on executive function issues. Here is some of what they had to say and resources they shared.

Want to join the conversation? Every Wednesday at 12 pm ET, NCLD hosts a discussion on Twitter called #LDchat. People from all over the country and around the world log on each week to discuss a new topic, and you can, too! Here’s how:

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