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DVFS Alumna Adrianna Mowrer ('17) was recently awarded the Learning Ally Marion Huber Learning Through Listening Award (LTL) for Students with a Learning Disability.
Adrianna is a panelist on the April 10, 2018 Learning Ally webinar, (click here to listen live) with President & CEO Andrew Friedman leading a live panel discussion with several of Learning Ally’s 2018 National Achievement Scholarship Award Recipients. This webinar …
We're excited to share that the Scolari Family, parents Lisa and Steve, and daughter Christine, are featured in this month's Main Line Parent familyfocus.org Online Education Guide. READ THE ARTICLE HERE-->
From the article:
Christine, now a 17-year-old senior, felt the difference from her first open house visit.
“The first minute I was there, I was like, ‘I want to go to this school,’’’ she said. “It kind of felt like home, even the first week …
DVFS Director of Pedagogical Research, Bill Keeney, just posted an interesting summary on our Research-to-Practice Blog for Professionals. Bill responds to a parent inquiry about an app called BeeLine Reader, and discusses whether changing screen fonts can help a dyslexic student
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Bill Keeney, PhD, CALP, Director of Pedagogical Research and Faculty Development, English Department Chair
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View the Apple iBook that Delaware Valley Friends School created as part of the application to become an Apple Distinguished School. This interactive iBook tells the story of how technology is being used to transform lives and help students with learning differences succeed in school and in life.
Delaware Valley Friends School Recognized by Rep. Ryan Costello on Floor of US House of Representatives
On January 7, 2016, Congressman Ryan Costello (representing the 6th District of Pennsylvania), congratulated Delaware Valley Friends School on the floor of the United States House of Representatives, on the occasion of our designation as an Apple Distinguished School. #DVFSchool#RepRyanCostello #AppleDistinguishedSchoolAn official recognition ceremony was held at DVFS on the morning of January 19th, when we received the award plaque and
Delaware Valley Friends School has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence.
The selection of Delaware Valley Friends School as an Apple Distinguished School highlights our success as an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment. The school's Apple 1:1 laptop program, established in 1993, has continued…
The first week of the Delaware Valley Friends School Summer Academic Program brought trained and enthusiastic teachers together with summer program students to explore art, ceramics, technology skills, math, and one-on-one instruction to meet specific needs. Meeting with individual students each day gives the instructors the opportunity to focus on reading and writing issues and to address each student's personal goals and educational objectives …
THE POSSIBILITY AND PRAGMATICS OF IDENTIFYING, IMPLEMENTING, AND ASSESSING THE USE OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AMONG LD ADOLESCENTS: A CLASSROOM VIEW FROM THE TRENCHES
by Bill Keeney, Director of Pedagogical Research and Faculty Development
Read this article, recently published in the Delaware Valley Friends School Professional Research Notes.
The use of Assistive Technology to help students with learning differences, particularly Specific Language Disability (SLD), is extremely promising, but implementing a coherent plan for assistive technology in such a way that students can use it effectively, independently,……
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