Failing Students or Failing Schools?

Failing Students or Failing Schools?

by Faith Borkowsky

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BN ID: 2940161993972
Publisher: Cardboard Box Adventures Publishing
Publication date: 06/11/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Faith Borkowsky, founder of High Five Literacy and Academic Coaching, is a reading and literacy specialist with thirty years of experience as a classroom teacher, a Reading/Learning Specialist, a Regional Literacy Coach, an administrator, and a private tutor. Faith is Orton-Gillingham trained and is a Wilson Certified Dyslexia Practitioner listed on the International Dyslexia Association’s Provider Directory.
Faith has extensive training and experience in a number of research-based, peer-reviewed programs that have produced positive gains for students with dyslexia, auditory processing disorder, ADD/ADHD, and a host of other learning difficulties. New York State Certified in Elementary Education, Special Education, and Reading, Faith stays current, is always learning, and continually attends professional development in brain-based, holistic disciplines. Honing her skills over the years, and redefining strategies through trial and error, she has been a trainer in school districts across Long Island and has presented at literacy workshops and conferences for federal and state-funded initiatives. Her philosophy and practice include educating and empowering her students to be self-sufficient learners. Faith works with students of all ages, from preschoolers to adults, utilizing meta-cognitive strategies and multisensory instruction in a collaborative, non-threatening style, where parents are welcomed and encouraged to participate in the learning process.
Faith regularly blogs about literacy and learning on her website: http://highfiveliteracy.com. She provides professional development for teachers and school districts, as well as parent workshops, presentations, and private consultations. In her free time, Faith

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