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Nearly 500 Cloze tests

Nearly 500 Cloze tests

On Cloze-test.com we currently have almost 500 Cloze tests to solve. As always – there are no ads and no tracking. Please feel free to use them for school or at home. What is a cloze test? A cloze test is a test in which one is asked to supply words that have been removed […]

02/24/2022 | By More
Advent Calendar 2021

Advent Calendar 2021

Soon it is Christmas again. The scent of (homemade) cookies and pine boughs fills the houses. Children are getting excited and are wondering what Santa will bring. To shorten the waiting time, we created an advent calendar. Every day a little Christmas quiz. HAVE FUN! The first door opens on the 1st of December

11/22/2021 | By More
Learn to Cartoon – the fun way for creative Kids to build confidence

Learn to Cartoon – the fun way for creative Kids to build confidence

Does your child love to doodle and draw? Do they learn best through pictures? Here’s a surprising way to nurture their creative skills and build their confidence – it’s called cartooning! Meet artist, Sarah Jane Vickery. She’s taken the skills she learned during her own struggles with dyslexia, to develop Cartoon Club – a program […]

08/01/2021 | By More
Reshoring Initiative Needs Creative Thinkers to Transform Advanced Manufacturing and the Future of Work

Reshoring Initiative Needs Creative Thinkers to Transform Advanced Manufacturing and the Future of Work

The COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns and related global recession of 2020 have created a highly uncertain outlook for the labor market. This phenomenon has accelerated both the arrival of the future of work and the reshoring of well-paying manufacturing jobs back to the United States. A world of new technology is fundamentally changing how people work. The World Economic […]

07/15/2021 | By More
8 Fun Exercises To Improve Speech And Vocabulary To Try At Home

8 Fun Exercises To Improve Speech And Vocabulary To Try At Home

Written by Lily Brooks Anyone who has ever had a speech therapy session knows that it is an insightful and helpful experience. Speech therapists have spent years advising their patients about how to improve their speech, voice, and communication skills on an individual level. However, there are some techniques that can also be done at home […]

06/14/2021 | By More
The Dragon Defenders Are a Unique, Dyslexic-friendly Children’s Book Series

The Dragon Defenders Are a Unique, Dyslexic-friendly Children’s Book Series

The Dragon Defenders series of five middle grade novels underwent its worldwiderelease on Amazon in February this year with an overhaul of its text to make itdyslexic-friendly.In New Zealand, where author James Russell resides, The Dragon Defenders seriesare something of a phenomenon, outselling many of the major children’s bookfranchises.Over 50,000 copies have been sold in […]

06/07/2021 | By More
OSU master’s student to graduate despite severe dyslexia, dysgraphia

OSU master’s student to graduate despite severe dyslexia, dysgraphia

(STILLWATER, Oklahoma, May 7, 2021) — Camille Carey was told she shouldn’t go to college. Not that she couldn’t, but she shouldn’t. She was struggling to pass her high school exit exams because she couldn’t read them. She couldn’t write on them, either. Despite her severe dyslexia and dysgraphia, Carey eventually did pass those tests. She […]

06/01/2021 | By More
When the “Different” Learner Meets Cursive

When the “Different” Learner Meets Cursive

by Kate Gladstone, author of READ CURSIVE FAST Most folks today don’t write in cursive. Some people never even pick up a pen or pencil. Writing in cursive has become rare — yet reading cursive remains an important life skill, whenever: family members still use cursive, or even send greeting cards that use cursive fonts: […]

05/07/2021 | By More
Temple Grandin shares 4 tips on how to deal with sensory overload in children with autism

Temple Grandin shares 4 tips on how to deal with sensory overload in children with autism

Temple Grandin was nonverbal until the age of four. Today, she is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, and one of the leading authorities on livestock facility design, as well as an autism awareness advocate.  Temple Grandin shares 4 tips on how to deal with sensory overload. 1. Allow protective gear like […]

04/30/2021 | By More
Kids Can’t Wait: Strategies to Support Struggling Readers

Kids Can’t Wait: Strategies to Support Struggling Readers

By Kyle Redford – YCDC Education Editor Strategies to Support Struggling Readers Which Don’t Require a Ph.D. in Neuropsychology I have a confession to make.  It involves a basic failure on my behalf.  What’s worse, my failure impacted students whom I care deeply about: students with dyslexia and other language-based learning challenges. It involved waiting […]

04/19/2021 | By More