Video: Middle-Schooler Teaches Future Teachers About Dyslexia

Ella Griffith-Tager is only 11 years old. But she’s already making an impact on the lives of future students with dyslexia.

Ella’s mom, Miriam Tager, is a professor who teaches graduate students in education. Watching Ella struggle gave Tager a new understanding of reading challenges. That’s when she realized that Ella could help make her students better future teachers. Watch as Ella and her parents tell her story, and as Ella teaches Tager’s graduate students about dyslexia.

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