Category Archives: High School Learners

Tech-Savvy Intervention Manager Harnesses Grapevine for Educator Buy-In

Reading Challenge: Promoting use of MindPlay as a K-12 reading solution. Houston Independent School District’s Intervention Program Manager, Mary Miner, says it was viral communication about MindPlay’s success that inspired […]

A Coordinator of Continuous Improvement Supports a Transitioning District

Reading Challenge: Guiding Reading Intervention Across 13 K-12 Schools As Coordinator of Continuous Improvement for the Manor Independent School District in Manor, Texas, Jennifer Brewer describes herself as the “middleman” […]

Years of Academic Failure Reversed for Troubled High School Student

The Reading Challenge: A troubled teen had fallen through the cracks in learning to read. Darcell’s Story: When six-foot-four, 220-pound Darcell first entered the doors of the Carpe Diem Northwest […]

Exchange Student Masters the English Language

by Brandie Genske An Honors English high school exchange student is language-challenged. German exchange student Ella was a junior in high school when she came to Wisconsin to experience the […]

The World Opens Up to a Cognitively Disabled High School Student

by Brandie Genske A cognitively disabled high school student is reading at the first grade level. For Sarah, an 18-year-old severely cognitively impaired high school student, even trying to read […]

Middle and High School “Critical” Readers Succeed on MVRC

From Carrie O’Donnell Students from our inner city school come to us missing a lot of reading skills. I see approximately 49 percent of our sixth through eleventh grade students. […]