LauraMarie Coleman

Guest Blogger

Teacher/Coach

Binghamton, New York

LauraMarie Coleman is a mother of two children with dyslexia and a special education teacher with 17 years of experience, including time in the classroom and as a literacy and math instructional coach in Binghamton, New York. She currently works for the curricula developer Great Minds, supporting teachers and schools as they implement the Eureka Math curriculum.

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

Teachers Are Working So Hard This Year, But Students With Disabilities Need More

I am a special education teacher with 17 years of experience in the classroom and a parent of two children…

By LauraMarie Coleman

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Posted Apr. 8, 2020

If You Want to Know What Works for Students With Dyslexia, Ask Them

Imagine you are a mature, intelligent middle-school student who finds it difficult to write anything—numbers or letters—on paper in a…

By Anne Coleman, LauraMarie Coleman

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Posted Apr. 19, 2021

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Posted Apr. 13, 2021

Meet Two Teachers Learning to Center Their Students’ Identities Without Losing Sight of Their Own

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