Do Grades Show Progress?


Grades serve a purpose, I suppose. They do not, however provide most kids hope or a feeling of improvement. The fact is regardless of grades, kids get better academically in regard to skills, knowledge, and reading ability throughout the year even if their grades diminish or look like a roller coaster. A student’s trajectory is […]

MindPlay’s Dyslexia Screener for Students

student with headphones using dyslexia screener.

Dyslexia is a common learning disorder that affects millions of students globally. It can be challenging to diagnose, but we believe there is a better way. Screening for dyslexia in children as young as kindergarten can be simple when you have the right tools. MindPlay’s Dyslexia Screener can help identify if your child has signs of […]

Myths and Facts about Dyslexia

Dyslexia myths

Unlocking the misconceptions to help your child read There are many signs and clues to dyslexia; however, it is important to be aware of the misconceptions and myths surrounding the disorder. There are a number of myths regarding dyslexia. We have listed some of the most common myths and facts about dyslexia below. Myth Fact […]

MindPlay Education is now an “Approved Provider”

MindPlay Education is now an “Approved Provider” for the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Vetted Texas Tutor Corps (VTTC). Tutoring Support For Students The Vetted Texas Tutor Corps (VTTC) is a program that intends to serve as a resource list andinformation hub for Local Education Agencies (LEAs) in need of tutoring and tutor staffingsupport services to […]

Student Learning Pace Matters

Teaching a classroom full of students guarantees part of the students are lost, part are bored, and a few are making learning gains. Students who are lost would benefit from more and differentiated instruction. Bored students need a challenge and an opportunity to move on! All this relates to pace and choice. The more accurately […]

Data Worth Publishing or Rather…. Saturating

Since the age of big data has arrived, we have seen immense changes to our culture and to every industry. Even in the physical activity of sports, there have been changes to the way games are played using analytics. Professional baseball teams are now completely focused on data analytics. Data-driven instruction has become a buzzword in […]