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Dyslexia, Literacy, & Justice for All: A Series of Community Conversations

Part I: The Basics of Dyslexia: What Everyone Needs to Know

2022-06-02 18:30:00 2022-06-02 19:30:00 America/New_York Dyslexia, Literacy, & Justice for All: A Series of Community Conversations Up to 20% of students struggle with the challenges of learning to read, write, and spell - as well as the related social and emotional consequences that often occur. Unfortunately, many myths and misconceptions exist regarding this "hidden" disability. This session will provide accurate definitions of Dyslexia and common characteristics. We will also begin the conversation about the importance of the Science of Reading for ALL students, including those with Dyslexia. Resources will be provided. Westchester Regional

Thursday, June 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-06-02 18:30:00 2022-06-02 19:30:00 America/New_York Dyslexia, Literacy, & Justice for All: A Series of Community Conversations Up to 20% of students struggle with the challenges of learning to read, write, and spell - as well as the related social and emotional consequences that often occur. Unfortunately, many myths and misconceptions exist regarding this "hidden" disability. This session will provide accurate definitions of Dyslexia and common characteristics. We will also begin the conversation about the importance of the Science of Reading for ALL students, including those with Dyslexia. Resources will be provided. Westchester Regional

Up to 20% of students struggle with the challenges of learning to read, write, and spell - as well as the related social and emotional consequences that often occur. Unfortunately, many myths and misconceptions exist regarding this "hidden" disability. This session will provide accurate definitions of Dyslexia and common characteristics. We will also begin the conversation about the importance of the Science of Reading for ALL students, including those with Dyslexia. Resources will be provided.

AGE GROUP: | Families | Adult (19+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Education |

TAGS: | In-Person |

Westchester Regional

gonzalezja@mdpls.org
Phone: 305-553-1134
Branch manager
Janelle Gonzalez

Hours
We're closed Monday July 04
Mon, Jun 27 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 28 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 29 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 30 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 01 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 02 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 03 Closed

Branch manager
Janelle Gonzalez
Address
9445 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33165
Tel: 305-553-1134

Upcoming events

Fri, Jul 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories and songs for children and their families. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. All Ages.

Tue, Jul 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Jul 06, 9:30am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as SNAP, Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings. Please call (305) 671-6356 to schedule an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 06, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Early literacy can help support a child's well-being. Join the Early Learning Coalition's Child Care Resource and Referral team as it presents exciting early literacy-themed ideas and activities. After you explore an activity, pick up a free book, while supplies last. Ages 0 - 11 yrs.

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online to practice your English conversation skills with other learners and native English speakers. This session is appropriate for beginning to advanced level learners. Online event hosted through Zoom. Space is limited. Registration required. Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email. Ages 18 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Build swings, roller coasters, carousels, and bumper cars! Learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, g-force, gears and how they relate to movement. Explore how wheels and axles function with motors to create constant rotation. Facilitated by Snapology. Space is limited. Registration is required. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join this free program that gives parents and caregivers an opportunity to develop close relationships with their infants ages birth to six months. Participants must attend a minimum of eight classes. Space is limited. Registration is required and closes when group is full. Call 305-243-8425 or email familiesfirst@miami.edu for more information and to register.

Thu, Jul 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Miembros del Círculo de lectores se reúnen una vez al mes para conversar sobre un libro. El espacio para este evento en línea es limitado. Es necesario registrarse. Para edades 19 años y mas.

Sat, Jul 09, 10:00am - 11:30am
The FBEA will be providing two workshops to help the public make informed decisions regarding federal Social Security benefits and retirement planning. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Jul 09, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Únase a nosotros para una mesa redonda sobre la historia de las protestas pacíficas de Cuba por los derechos humanos y la democracia. Para mayores de 19 años.

Sat, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about different topics during our gardening workshops presented by UF Master Gardener Ernesto M. Clark. This month, we will learn how to maintain, fertilize, water, mulch, and prevent disease in your fruit trees. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aprenda conocimientos básicos de computación que le serán útiles para la vida diaria. Los asientos son limitados. Es necesario registrarse. Para obtener información o registrarse, comuníquese con la biblioteca. Para mayores de 19 años.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Tue, Jul 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The FBEA will be providing two workshops to help the public make informed decisions regarding federal Social Security benefits and retirement planning. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 13, 9:30am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as SNAP, Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings. Please call (305) 671-6356 to schedule an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Build swings, roller coasters, carousels, and bumper cars! Learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, g-force, gears and how they relate to movement. Explore how wheels and axles function with motors to create constant rotation. Facilitated by Snapology. Space is limited. Registration is required. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join this free program that gives parents and caregivers an opportunity to develop close relationships with their infants ages birth to six months. Participants must attend a minimum of eight classes. Space is limited. Registration is required and closes when group is full. Call 305-243-8425 or email familiesfirst@miami.edu for more information and to register.

Thu, Jul 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join our summer craft series and decorate your own ocean animal mask. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Thu, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an open forum where area residents can discuss issues affecting their community. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Jul 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories and songs for children and their families. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. All Ages.

Sat, Jul 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Jul 16, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Explore a world of science and technology at MDPLS' STEAMFest! Learn about bodies in space, visit the pop-up planetarium, take part in cosmic yoga and engage with a NASA Solar System Ambassador. Dive into an ocean of possibilities with presentation from Pelican Island, enjoy special STEAM demos and much more! All ages welcome.

Sat, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for discussions of the afterlife, psychic events, and paranormal activities. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 yrs.

Sat, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
The Florida Chapter of the North American International Academy of Modern Literature will be providing literary seminars on Spanish culture & heritage, poetry, and much more. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Jul 20, 9:30am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as SNAP, Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings. Please call (305) 671-6356 to schedule an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Early literacy can help support a child's well-being. Join the Early Learning Coalition's Child Care Resource and Referral team as it presents exciting early literacy-themed ideas and activities. After you explore an activity, pick up a free book, while supplies last. Ages 0 - 11 yrs.

Wed, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online to practice your English conversation skills with other learners and native English speakers. This session is appropriate for beginning to advanced level learners. Online event hosted through Zoom. Space is limited. Registration required. Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email. Ages 18 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Build swings, roller coasters, carousels, and bumper cars! Learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, g-force, gears and how they relate to movement. Explore how wheels and axles function with motors to create constant rotation. Facilitated by Snapology. Space is limited. Registration is required. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join this free program that gives parents and caregivers an opportunity to develop close relationships with their infants ages birth to six months. Participants must attend a minimum of eight classes. Space is limited. Registration is required and closes when group is full. Call 305-243-8425 or email familiesfirst@miami.edu for more information and to register.

Thu, Jul 21, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Patria de Martí y la Alianza Democrática les invita a una serie de conferencias y lecturas literarias mensuales con el proposito de promover el pensamiento y elevar el conocimiento. Para mayores de 19 años de edad.

Sat, Jul 23, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dade County Federal Credit Union is offering free financial literacy programs for children with their Certified Financial Education Instructors. Through these financial literacy programs, children can learn about money responsibility, budgeting and much more. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 6-11 yrs.

Sat, Jul 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Le invitamos a un encuentro con nuestro autor Alberto Marinas, en el que presentará sus memorias, Con mi espalda hacia La Habana: la historia de un inmigrante, desde una balsa hasta el sueño americano. Conozca las dificultades que encontró y lo que le motivó a no renunciar a sus sueños. La presentación se hará en inglés y español. Para adultos.

Sat, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Disfrute una tarde llena de poesia lecturas y verso. Se exige el uso de cobertura facial. Se recomienda mantener la distancia social. Para mayores de 19 años.

Mon, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sit back and enjoy watching a film during summertime. Please check movies rating for children and teens.

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Jul 27, 9:30am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as SNAP, Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings. Please call (305) 671-6356 to schedule an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Build swings, roller coasters, carousels, and bumper cars! Learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, g-force, gears and how they relate to movement. Explore how wheels and axles function with motors to create constant rotation. Facilitated by Snapology. Space is limited. Registration is required. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join this free program that gives parents and caregivers an opportunity to develop close relationships with their infants ages birth to six months. Participants must attend a minimum of eight classes. Space is limited. Registration is required and closes when group is full. Call 305-243-8425 or email familiesfirst@miami.edu for more information and to register.

Thu, Jul 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a summer reading program craft series and color your own sea life shape. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch.

Fri, Jul 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories and songs for children and their families. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. All Ages.

Sat, Jul 30, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Jul 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
¿Estás muy estresado y abrumado? ¡Únase a nosotros y le ayudaremos! También te ofrecemos meditaciones guiadas. El espacio para este evento en linea es limitado. Es necesario registrarse. Los asistentes registrados recibiran un correo electrónico con un enlace a la sesion de Zoom dentro de las 24 horas de la hora de inicio. Comuníquese con la biblioteca si desea mas información. Para mayores de 19 años de edad.

Sat, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Acompaña a Ricardo Calderón del Instituto de Cultura Peruana en este evento de lectura y debate de poesía. Para mayores de 19 años.

Mon, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aprenda conocimientos básicos de computación que le serán útiles para la vida diaria. Los asientos son limitados. Es necesario registrarse. Para obtener información o registrarse, comuníquese con la biblioteca. Para mayores de 19 años.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 03, 9:30am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as SNAP, Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings. Please call (305) 671-6356 to schedule an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online to practice your English conversation skills with other learners and native English speakers. This session is appropriate for beginning to advanced level learners. Online event hosted through Zoom. Space is limited. Registration required. Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email. Ages 18 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Build swings, roller coasters, carousels, and bumper cars! Learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, g-force, gears and how they relate to movement. Explore how wheels and axles function with motors to create constant rotation. Facilitated by Snapology. Space is limited. Registration is required. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Miembros del Círculo de lectores se reúnen una vez al mes para conversar sobre un libro. El espacio para este evento en línea es limitado. Es necesario registrarse. Para edades 19 años y mas.

Fri, Aug 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, join our chess club to match your skills and learn a few new tricks. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Aug 06, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Tue, Aug 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 10, 9:30am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as SNAP, Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings. Please call (305) 671-6356 to schedule an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Build swings, roller coasters, carousels, and bumper cars! Learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, g-force, gears and how they relate to movement. Explore how wheels and axles function with motors to create constant rotation. Facilitated by Snapology. Space is limited. Registration is required. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an open forum where area residents can discuss issues affecting their community. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 13, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about different topics during our gardening workshops presented by UF Master Gardener Ernesto M. Clark. This month, we will learn how to propagate your plants from seed, trimming, division, air layering, ground layering, and grafting. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 17, 9:30am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as SNAP, Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings. Please call (305) 671-6356 to schedule an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online to practice your English conversation skills with other learners and native English speakers. This session is appropriate for beginning to advanced level learners. Online event hosted through Zoom. Space is limited. Registration required. Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email. Ages 18 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, join our chess club to match your skills and learn a few new tricks. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for discussions of the afterlife, psychic events, and paranormal activities. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 yrs.

Tue, Aug 23, 10:00am - 12:30pm
A public affairs specialist with the Social Security Administration will be available to answer your Social Security questions. Space is limited. Registration is required. Please call the branch to register and for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 24, 9:30am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as SNAP, Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings. Please call (305) 671-6356 to schedule an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 25, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Patria de Martí y la Alianza Democrática les invita a una serie de conferencias y lecturas literarias mensuales con el proposito de promover el pensamiento y elevar el conocimiento. Para mayores de 19 años de edad.

Sat, Aug 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) is a convenient method to renew a driver license, obtain a replacement driver license, change a name or address on a driver license, get an identification card, renew a vehicle registration and purchase a specialty license plate. Space is limited. Registration is required. For appointments and more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
¿Estás muy estresado y abrumado? ¡Únase a nosotros y le ayudaremos! También te ofrecemos meditaciones guiadas. El espacio para este evento en linea es limitado. Es necesario registrarse. Los asistentes registrados recibiran un correo electrónico con un enlace a la sesion de Zoom dentro de las 24 horas de la hora de inicio. Comuníquese con la biblioteca si desea mas información. Para mayores de 19 años de edad.

Sat, Aug 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Disfrute una tarde llena de poesia lecturas y verso. Se exige el uso de cobertura facial. Se recomienda mantener la distancia social. Para mayores de 19 años.

Mon, Aug 29, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sit back and enjoy watching a film with the family. Please check movies rating for children and teens. For more information, please contact the branch.

Tue, Aug 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Tue, Aug 30, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Miami-Dade County's Property Appraiser, Pedro J. Garcia, invites you to one of our TRIM (Notice of Proposed Property Taxes) outreach events. These meetings will be held shortly after the TRIM notices are mailed to all property owners. Meet one-on-one with our staff to review your assessment and exemption status.