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Yearly Archives: 2017

Lindamood-Bell Academy: Students who Struggle with Reading

23 Mar, 2017

Despite having extensive phonics instruction, some students may still struggle to become fluent readers. They may have to sound out a new word every time they see it or have difficulty understanding what they’ve read because they are unable to read fluently and accurately. This may be due to a weakness in symbol imagery, which…

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Discount Available for School Year Savings Plan

23 Mar, 2017

AVAILABLE NOW: A major savings for students who need help closing the achievement gap   If you have a child who is suffering from a weakness in language processing skills and needs to close a substantial gap between his academic performance and potential, we are offering a school year savings plan for you.   Intensive…

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Critical Features of a Successful RtI Structure

16 Mar, 2017

Though evidence-based approaches for intensive intervention are readily available, the numbers of students who struggle with learning, and are identified for Special Education services, continues to rise. Educators understand that Response to Intervention (RtI) is merely a framework and not a solution for giving students the help they need.   Our experience working in schools…

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The Imagery-Language Connection for Sports—Tips for Coaching Youth Sports

16 Mar, 2017

Did you recently volunteer for a coaching position? Have you coached before? Are you tired of yelling at your team but don’t know how to get them to follow directions? Do you want this year to be a more positive experience for you and your players? If you answered yes to any of these questions,…

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Dream Big for Learning Open House

14 Mar, 2017

Please come to our DREAM BIG for Learning Open House!  We’d love to show you how we have been creating the Magic of Learning for over 30 years!    We help students learn to read, comprehend and do math to their potential. Our instruction is based on an individual’s learning needs.    Some students come to…

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Lindamood-Bell Academy: Students with Comprehension Weakness

10 Mar, 2017

Though they may be hard-working and study for hours on end, some students have trouble understanding or remembering what they’ve read. They may do poorly on tests, have trouble following classroom directions or struggle to understand jokes. A cause of comprehension difficulties is weak concept imagery—the ability to create an imagined gestalt (whole) from language….

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Finish the Year Strong! Springtime Learning at Lindamood-Bell

10 Mar, 2017

At this point in the school year, students everywhere are feeling the pressure of looming due dates and stressed schedules.  For students who struggle with learning, this time of year can be especially taxing. Their performance may have lagged behind peers all year, and increased academic expectations may be compounding the issue. Spending so many hours…

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Find Out About Lindamood-Bell

9 Mar, 2017

We’d love to show you how we have been creating the Magic of Learning for over 30 years!   Join us Wednesday, April 26 at 10 AM Pacific or Wednesday, May 17 at 10 am Pacific   Some students come to us with previous diagnoses such as dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, or general learning challenges….

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Better Study Skills and Homework Tips

9 Mar, 2017

As a parent, you know the importance of completing homework and strong study skills, yet many kids don’t know where to begin. To avoid the constant nagging, battles, and lost papers, it’s time to get your kids organised. After all, there’s no reason for both you and your kids to dread school.   Here’s how…

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Report Card ABCs

3 Mar, 2017

For some students, the phrase “report card” comes with a sense of dread. As a parent, it can be hard to gauge how things are really going at school if your student is tight-lipped about his day and his report card feels like a jumble of letters or percentages.   After getting straight A’s last…

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