Indiegogo Featured Us as “Promising Prospect”

Indiegogo has selected Maloney Method’s Digital Reading Program as one of four Promising Prospects the day after our launch. This is fantastic news and shows how much potential this project has for changing lives (and changing minds). For a select period of time, an icon with the photo from our campaign will be placed as…

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We Have Lift Off! Fundraising with Indiegogo and You!

  What an exhilarating feeling! This week we launched our first Indiegogo campaign. The Maloney Method is raising funds in order to convert our powerful, proven, and successful reading program from ink and paper to digital audio and video. A digital reading program could reach millions of students struggling to learn how to read. A…

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Maloney Method with SPED Homeschool – Scientific Backing to Direct Instruction

What does it mean to say Direct instruction is the most effective education method out there? What does it mean to say this has scientific backing? And why is this not enough to persuade people to use Direct Instruction? What’s the issue? I talked to Peggy Ployhar from SPED Homeschool about direct instruction and other…

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Maloney Method with SPED Homeschool – How to Equip Your Homeschool Student for Success

In April of 2019 I had a chance to talk to Peggy Ployhar of SPED Homeschool about homeschooling. How can your teaching equip your homeschool student for success? Find out by watching this clip.

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Jun
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Maloney Method with SPED Homeschool – Advantages of Direct Instruction

In April of 2019 I had a chance to talk to Peggy Ployhar of SPED Homeschool. In this clip we look at what direct instruction does that other educational systems just can’t do.

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Jun
21

 
 

Maloney Method – Full Interview with David Calvert

David and I really had some fun with this talk. David Calvert in the mind behind Creative Calvert and has a podcast – Car Thoughts with David. He lives in the North Carolina area, and some of the best charter schools happen to be found in Wilmington. That’s right! I hope you have heard of…

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Jun
19

 
 

SPED Homeschool with Peggy – Effective Instruction and Behavior

In April of 2019 I talked to Peggy Ployhar of SPED Homeschool. In this clip, we look at the crucial link between student behavior and effective educational instruction.  

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Jun
14

 
 

A Precision Teaching Case Study – Teaching Basic Literacy Skills to a Developmentally Delayed Student

The Student was a twelve year old boy diagnosed as being developmentally delayed. He lives in the U.S., although his first language is not English. He was enrolled in an academic tutorial program to prepare him for school entry. His program includes language, reading (decoding), reading comprehension, math, spelling, cursive and creative writing. In the beginning,…

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Numeral Writing as an Introduction to Cursive Writing

Most people pay scant attention to cursive writing skills, but this inability can be a major barrier to completing written tasks, especially for children in elementary classrooms. Students are forced to rely on their printing skills when cursive is not carefully taught. Generally in elementary schools today, there is little formal instruction as to how…

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Repeal the Law of Gravity – It’s Old and It Sucks

Yesterday I received a telephone call from a fellow educator. His dream is to build a digital conduit for teachers through which good ideas and good lesson plans could be shared. While I liked his excitement, I also noted my reservations, namely that well-designed lessons needed a certain quality. ·      They have to cover a domain…

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