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Miracle in Spanish Harlem

Millions of children struggle with learning disorders in American classrooms, but do all of them have to? For example, can we prevent reading failure? And can we correct it? By teaching correct knowledge intensively and well, can we teach older children, struggling and diagnosed children, wounded and troubled and poor children how to read as well? What about children who have lost all hope, all confidence?

Using the Riggs Dictionary - A Powerful Language Tool for Primary Teachers and Their Students

Have your students been using the Riggs Institute's Basic Spelling and Usage Dictonary to help them increase their word and world knowledge? If so, how has that been going for them?
 
Have your students also been using this dictionary for daily reading practice and as a resource during sentence-writing work? How has that been going? We'd like to hear from you. Are your students becoming more powerful readers and writers with the help of this time-tested learning tool? I bet so.