#Interviews

Q&A with Catherine Gregory, President of the IDA’s Virginia Branch

For the last two years, Catherine Gregory has been president of the International Dyslexia Association’s Virginia Branch. The Journal recently talked to Catherine about IDA’s work in her state, the coming changes of the Every Student Succeeds Act and the…
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Q&A with Vera Blau-McCandliss of Square Panda

Vera Blau-McCandliss is a cognitive scientist with a strong interest in education. It was this drive that led her to take IMSE’s Orton-Gillingham training during her post-doctoral work. Now, Vera is using all of that experience working with a new…
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Q&A with Dr. Rob Glass, Michigan’s 2017 Superintendent of the Year

In late December, Dr. Rob Glass, the superintendent of Michigan’s Bloomfield Hills Schools, was awarded with the state’s top prize for school administrators. The Journal recently caught up with Dr. Glass to learn more about his experiences and insights as…
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Q&A with Author and Educator Jeff Anderson

Jeff Anderson is a veteran educator, speaker and the author of several books about teaching writing in a fun, productive way. The IMSE Journal recently caught up with Jeff, coinciding with the release of his second children’s fiction book “Just…
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Video Q&A with Elisheva Schwartz, creator of The Dyslexia Quest podcast

Elisheva Schwartz is the host and creator of The Dyslexia Quest podcast, a dynamic collection of interviews with writers, researchers and innovative thinkers working to understand how our brains—and most importantly different types of brains with a wide variety of strengths and…
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Q&A With Deborah Lynam, Parent Member of Decoding Dyslexia-New Jersey

The IMSE Journal talks to Deborah Lynam, a founding member of Decoding Dyslexia. Deborah is also the Director of Partnerships & Engagement at the AIM Institute of Learning & Research in Pennsylvania.
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Q&A With Dr. Louisa Moats

The IMSE Journal talks to Dr. Louisa Moats, founder of LETRS and co-author of ‘Straight Talk About Reading,’ and ‘Parenting a Struggling Reader.’
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Q&A with Dr. Marcia Henry

The IMSE Journal talks to one of the country’s leading experts on reading instruction and dyslexia, Dr. Marcia Henry.
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Profiles in Teaching: Janet and Wayne

It was Christmas of 2010 when Wayne Dennis approached Janet King during a break in their church choir meeting. “I saw that she was grading school papers, so I asked her what she taught,” Wayne remembers.
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Q&A With Douglas Harper: Creator of the Online Etymology Dictionary

Douglas Harper started The Online Etymology Dictionary fourteen years ago when his interest in/obsession with the English language led him down an ongoing path of painstaking research and exhilarating discovery.
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Q&A With Sam Barclay Creator of “I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic”

After years of training in school to work with his dyslexia, UK-­based graphic artist Sam Barclay began to ponder one question: did other people really understand what it was like to be dyslexic? Using his formidable design skills, he created…
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Q&A With Luis Macias Director of ‘Embracing Dyslexia’

When Luis Macias’ son Alejandro was in first grade, he began to experience difficulties in reading. He repeated first grade, but over several months, the problems only grew worse, leaving both Luis and his son anxious and frustrated. Luis’ mother…
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