Blog

Occasional posts on the latest research into learning difficulties, professional development opportunities, holiday workshops and events at the Summit Academy.

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Summit Academy Coronavirus (COVID-19) Distance Learning Contingency Plan Updated March 18, 2020   Introduction – Phase 1 (prior to campus closures): We are in this together! Rebecca […]
March 15, 2018

Identifying Dyslexia

The following checklist serves as a guideline to identify children in preschool to kindergarten who might be at risk for reading disabilities. Sound awareness Lack of […]
March 15, 2018

Early signs of Dyslexia

Young children with dyslexia struggle with phonological awareness, including skills such as rhyming, clapping syllables, or sequencing of sounds, which are fundamental to literacy acquisition. Children […]
October 17, 2017

Multi-sensory learning

Multi-sensory teaching is one important aspect of instruction for dyslexic students.
October 16, 2017

Understanding the jargon

At the Summit Academy, we understand that there is specialist jargon associated with any profession.
October 16, 2017

SOLO taxomony

The structure of observed learning outcomes (SOLO)