We asked 450 educators about MTSS. Here's what we found.8th February 2024 -
Multi Tiered Systems of Support, or MTSS, is a framework for meeting learners’ academic, behavioral, and social emotional needs.
While frameworks share common components, the size of a school or district, the makeup of students, state and local policies, district priorities and resources, and more, shape the way MTSS is delivered in different schools and districts. To better understand these differences, we surveyed over 450 educators around the country about what MTSS is like in their schools and districts.
Below, you'll find what they shared, including their advice for MTSS teams, who leads MTSS, and why it's so important to improve Tier 1.
Neurodiversity Inclusion: Industry leaders reveal their secrets to success at Texthelp's new Boston forum8th February 2024 -
Texthelp recently hosted its first Boston Forum on Neurodiversity Inclusion, where industry leaders gathered to explore actionable steps toward a more neuro-inclusive future. Featuring speakers from EY, Takeda and Texthelp, as well as academic institutions such as Northeastern University, the forum heard a blend of personal narratives and professional insights that encouraged action from all attendees.
Elevating the Student Experience: Exciting Updates to our DSA Product Suite1st February 2024 -
At Texthelp, we are completely committed to creating inclusive and accessible learning environments. We constantly strive to enhance your experience with our tools, particularly those designed for the Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA). We’re excited to share the latest updates across our entire DSA product suite, all designed to empower students and ensure a seamless and enriching educational journey.
Exciting New Updates to Read&Write1st February 2024
We have some thrilling news to share about two recent additions to Read&Write that are going to improve and enhance the experience for all of our users.
Education for Everyone: Texthelp's Highlights from Bett 202429th January 2024
5 Ways Assistive Technology Supports Science of Reading Initiatives19th December 2023 -
Our mission at Texthelp is to make sure everyone can understand and be understood. That’s why we’re thrilled to see the Science of Reading gain attention in schools and states across the country.
The Science of Reading teaches learners how to read with methods that research studies have proven to be effective, and it works. In Mississippi, for example, fourth grade reading scores have increased dramatically since 2013, when they were ranked second to last in the country. The difference? They passed legislation requiring the Science of Reading to be taught in schools.
In this blog, we’ll explore why phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency are essential to the Science of Reading. Then we'll learn how assistive technology tools support these Science of Reading components.