Tiffany Hogan, PhD, CCC-SLP, spent the day at The Windward School’s Westchester Lower School campus in White Plains, New York, on October 27, 2022. After touring the newest of Windward’s three campuses with Alexis Pochna, Director of the Windward Institute, Dr. Hogan viewed the School’s evidence-based language arts program in action. She observed lessons planned and presented by Windward faculty in spelling, reading, and writing and witnessed explicit instruction in a variety of skills, including narrative story grammar and expository text structure.
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The Windward School and The Windward Institute recently welcomed Tiffany Hogan, PhD, CCC-SLP to present the 2022 Fall Community Lecture. Dr. Hogan, an esteemed researcher in the field of language and reading, presented Developmental Language Disorder: The Highly Prevalent Learning Disabilities Hidden in Plain Sight.
The Windward Institute’s mission of increasing childhood literacy rates by disrupting the educational status quo could not be more timely or urgent.
In the quest to meet the needs of students, inclusion of historically invisible populations such as English Language Learners (ELL) must be at the forefront.
The Windward School, through the Windward Institute and its affiliation with the Haskins Global Literacy Hub, has played a significant role in the process of translating research findings into research-based and research-informed practices and programs for the benefit of its students and the larger educational community.
Winning in reading education means collectively recognizing the efforts already made and looking ahead toward fostering further collaboration to reach more children through a more equitable, scalable, and sustainable lens.
Skilled use of language is one of a teacher’s greatest, most valuable, and potent tools, if it is well and wisely used.
The first step in improving reading outcomes for all students is recognizing that most learners will struggle at some point in their academic journeys, and there must be supports in place to address learning gaps as they occur.
Individually and together, Emerson and Georgette Dickman’s impact on education and in supporting the livelihood of countless individuals with dyslexia is prolific and unmatched.
October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month, and October 14 marked 2022 Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Day. With such notable recognitions, this month is an important time to learn about language-based learning disabilities and advocate for children diagnosed with dyslexia and DLD. The Windward Institute (WI) is committed to advocacy for all children with language-based learning disabilities by offering professional learning opportunities and resources led by experts in the field of reading and language