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May 2010

Ioannis Agaliotis, Ph.D., Micheline Malow, Ph.D., and Karen Russo, Ed.D., Editors

Welcome to the May issue of Strategies for Successful Learning! We continue to provide you the information and tools to help you in the classroom.

Save the Date! Learning Disabilities Worldwide's 19th Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities will be held October 21, 22, and 23, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Fairfield, New Jersey—just 20 minutes from New York City. Howard Margolis, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus, Reading Disabilities and Special Education, CUNY, and co-author of Reading Disabilities: Beating the Odds is the keynote speaker. Two- and three-day trainings will be offered for teachers and school psychologists as well as many workshops, research symposia and poster sessions. We hope to see you there. 

As always, please feel free to share these columns with teachers, parents, and other interested parties.

Sincerely,

Ioannis Agaliotis, Ph.D.
Micheline Malow, Ph.D.
Karen Russo, Ed.D.
Editors
 

Table of Contents

Literacy
May I Have A Word With You?
Karen Russo, Ed.D.

Early Childhood
Race, Ethnicity and Learning Disability: A Holistic Perspective on African American Children with Learning Disabilities
Daisuke Akiba, Ph.D.

Social-Emotional Development
Using Books to Teach Social Skills
Micheline Malow, Ph.D.

Counseling/School Psychology
Curriculum-Based Assessment
Michael David Benhar, Ph.D.

Best Practices
Planting Seeds in Spring to Assure Summer Reading
Lois R. Favre, Ed.D.

A Handout for Parents and Teachers
How to Calm a Struggling Reader
Howard Margolis, Ed.D.

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