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Sep 23, 2017
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Dyslexic student plays piano exquisitely. Awestruck.

I offer my students who do not like to present in front of the class the opportunity to share their projects with me one-to-one at lunch time. This afternoon a student student came in to share her Powerpoint with me and it was an explanation of her deep involvement in piano performance. This took me aback because I know that...
 

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