Join Jessica in support of Connect with Us — What is your Dyslexic Story?

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What is Dyslexic All Day?
Summit Academy is redefining school options for dyslexic learners. Typically, dyslexic students are successful in schools that specialize only in remediation. Summit Academy ventures to embody remediation while providing expeditionary learning that is: active, challenging, meaningful, public, and collaborative for both dyslexic and traditional learners.
What is Expeditionary Learning (EL)?
Expeditionary Learning schools inspire the motivation to learn, engage teachers, and students in new levels of focus and effort, and transform schools into places where students and adults become leaders of their own learning. This model is ideal for the dyslexic mind.
Who is Summit Expeditionary Academy?
At Summit, teachers talk less and students talk more. We believe the most important people we can influence are in the next generation. Our kids are critical thinkers who investigate deeply and are excited about it. www.summit-ed.org
How will my gift make a difference?
Your gift will help to create a paradigm shift in how dyslexic learners are taught – while embracing how they learn. New doors will be open for dyslexic learners globally.

 

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Be The Change You Want to See in the World....

Dear Friends and Family,

I am passionate about the new Dyslexic All Day pilot program at Summit Expeditionary Academy. If you only have 3 minutes the video above will inspire you as well.

This is my story – Noah is dyslexic, dysgraphic, and an amazing and creative boy. Being dyslexic is an enormous part of who Noah is, and I wouldn’t for a second change him. But I would like to change the way dyslexic children are taught in the school system.

Dyslexic All Day recognizes a basic truth; that dyslexic learners are not just dyslexic when they read and write, but are dyslexic all day long. This program is not just about remediation – is is about teaching to the strengths of the dyslexic mind and creating a paradigm shift in how educational programs can embrace dyslexic learners.

Successful implementation of this pilot program will allow for us to broaden our scope of impact to include educators and students at a global level.

I am writing to ask for your help to launch this pilot program – an ambitious goal of raising $24,000 in 24 days. No amount is too small. We will keep you updated and inspired for a short 24 Days (Nov. 4-28 ) while we launch this fundraising initiative.

Please share YOUR dyslexic story. Please help change the educational experience for dyslexic children and launch this pilot program.

With Gratitude,

Jessica & Phil McCready

PS – when you donate the SeeYourImpact site will ask for an email address – this is simply to send you a thank you note and receipt for tax purposes!

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