Month: September 2020

Choosing Programs for Students With Dyslexia

September 1, 2020

“Teachers and parents often hear about intervention programs through advertising and promotion,” says Devin Kearns, co-author of the article and an associate professor of special education at the Neag School of Education. “However, it can be difficult to judge whether these programs are supported by reliable research – especially for students with dyslexia.”

A Truly Unique Fall Semester Begins at UConn

September 1, 2020

“Folks are going to be in really different places in terms of their own schedules and situations,” Sarah Woulfin says. “In the spring, a professor from another university posted an adapted syllabus for the COVID era, and one of the points was to have a class where we can get together for ‘intellectual nourishment,’ in his phrasing. I adapted that into my class as pillars for our work together. We’re here to learn, but know that there is a lot of other stuff going on in the world and our lives. So let’s be humane with each other, foster connection, and learn together during our time online.”