Changemaker Nomination: The Carroll School

It’s the next 2013 Changemaker Nomination suggested by a chocolate lover like you! 

Congratulations to The Carroll Schoolwww.carrollschool.org

Here’s what Kate has to say about this fearless organization:

“Because they save lives by empowering and teaching children to read, all of whom have language based learning disabilities. This school is like no other and should be celebrated as a model for education as whole.”

A little more info:

24_CarrollSchool“Carroll School empowers children with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, to become academically skilled students who are strong self-advocates and confident lifelong learners prepared to enter other academic settings.

To fulfill its mission, Carroll School:

  • Utilizes both proven instructional methods and innovative approaches founded in emerging scientific research;
  • Meets individual student needs in small, supportive classroom environments;
  • Teaches students skills that enable them to become responsible active learners who understand that their success is a direct result of their effective effort;
  • Contributes to the understanding of language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, by offering professional development for Carroll School faculty and educators worldwide, and collaborating with other professionals in the field;
  • Conducts innovative research projects, and actively creates and distributes new instructional approaches;
  • Serves a culturally, ethnically, and economically diverse population, and believes that multiple points of view enrich the school’s community;
  • Celebrates the unique gifts and perspectives of individuals with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.”

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