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AIM Academy Families Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer Story on Literacy Instruction

The literacy learning journey of several AIM families were featured in a recent comprehensive article about reading instruction in Philadelphia-area classrooms in The Philadelphia Inquirer. The article, "A battle over how to teach kids to read is playing out in Philly-area classrooms. Parents are losing trust," was published online on February 21 and featured in the Sunday newspaper on February 25. The article focuses on the importance of structured literacy instruction to support readers, especially students with language-based learning differences like dyslexia and dysgraphia like those served at AIM Academy.

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AIM's unique educational model supporting children with learning differences and our research institute were featured in April 2020 on WHYY's Movers & Makers.

The episode's theme, Pioneering Women, highlighted the journey of AIM co-founders Pat Roberts and Nancy Blair who first met as parents searching for the best education for their daughters.

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Hopping on a bike to find clarity in the classroom, that’s the philosophy behind the Riding for Focus program offered to Middle School students at AIM Academy. It’s helping students not only increase their grade point averages, but their confidence. PBS 39 Health Reporter Brittany Sweeney caught up with 14-year-old Zander Boward on the bike path to talk about why he rides 15 miles each way to school.

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Conshohocken’s AIM Academy is the first educational partner of the Haskins Global L2 (Language & Literacy) Innovation Hub, officials announced Monday, part of a larger effort to boost literacy and language skills in kids at risk for reading-based learning difficulties.

AIM, and the school’s research arm, the AIM Institute for Learning and Research, will work with the hub — affiliated with Haskins Laboratories, part of Yale University — to start the IGNITE Center. It will bring researchers and educators together to bring cutting-edge neuroscience research into the classroom.

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AIM Research to Practice Symposium - 6ABC News

More than 650 educators will learn from nationally-recognized reading researchers on Monday, March 12th when the AIM Institute for Learning & Research, the internationally-recognized professional development and research arm of AIM Academy, a grade 1-12 for children with language-based learning differences, hosts its 6th Annual Research to Practice Symposium.

The theme of the free, daylong symposium, Reading Proficiency: Differences That Matter – Another Look at High Risk Populations – Literacy Development & Practices That Work, offers a rare opportunity for education’s most innovative experts to meet and share ideas with education practitioners and policy makers from across the country in a highly interactive online summit and live gathering.

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