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Yearly Archives: 2017

[In the News]Cañon City School District: One year into the project and students are showing gains in every area

27 Jun, 2017

(Photo: Sara Knuth / Daily Record) Cañon City School District is using a Colorado Department of Education grant to change outcomes for their struggling readers. The Cañon City Daily Record has been following the progress of teachers and students alike and has exciting news to report after the first year of the project. Go to story….

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Summer Reading Tips for Parents

23 Jun, 2017

During the school year, reading is built into a child’s day. They are reading from the board, assignment sheets and books throughout school and during homework time. Parents may feel challenged when trying to squeeze reading onto the summer schedule. No matter where your summer adventures take your family, it’s important to include regular reading…

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For Homeschool Families There is New Help

22 Jun, 2017

For decades, homeschool families have turned to Lindamood-Bell for help with language and literacy skills.  We are pleased to share a new, convenient way for you to easily incorporate genuine Lindamood-Bell instruction into your homeschool program!   Introducing Lindamood-Bell Online Instruction Lindamood-Bell Online Instruction is located where each child needs to learn. This works well…

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Tertiary Students and Academic Support

15 Jun, 2017

  Many young adults experience similar challenges as they make the transition from secondary school to tertiary education. Confronted with academic challenges they didn’t experience in secondary school, they can feel overwhelmed by the new educational environment.   Some common experiences are: Struggling to develop time management habits Difficulty prioritising and keeping up with class…

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It’s Not Too Late for Summer Learning

13 Jun, 2017

Still finalizing summer plans? It’s not too late to join us for a few weeks! Our intensive instruction results in extraordinary gains and can be one of of the most positive learning experiences of your child’s life.   If  school is not always easy for your child, you may have mixed feelings about using summertime…

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The Imagery-Language Foundation for Math

9 Jun, 2017

  Many students can grasp addition and subtraction problems using math manipulatives. But take away the concrete objects and their understanding seems to disappear.   Manipulatives are a very helpful visual representation, but math students of all ages need to learn to visualize what numbers mean as well.   Mathematics is cognitive processing, or thinking,…

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Special for Winter Break | Free Homework Matters

8 Jun, 2017

If school is not always easy for your child, you may have mixed feelings about winter break. Parents of struggling students have to consider the effect that time off from learning may have.   At our learning centres, we provide a magical learning experience for students all year, and that includes school breaks. In this…

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Making a Difference for Students in Jamaica | Lindamood-Bell for Schools

7 Jun, 2017

This month, teachers in Jamaica were introduced to Lindamood-Bell’s Visualizing and Verbalizing (V/V) and Seeing Stars programs. This professional development opportunity was facilitated by the Sandals Foundation (‘the Sandals Foundation’) and funded by the CHASE (Culture, Health, Arts, Sports, and Education) Fund in an effort to increase literacy and math competency for Jamaican students with…

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Signs of Comprehension Weakness

2 Jun, 2017

Students with decoding issues, including dyslexia, can be easy to spot. They often miscall words (e.g. breakfast as “basket”); their oral reading is slow and “choppy;” and spelling is tough to master. It is important to identify these students who struggle, so they can get the help they need.   Unfortunately, there are many students…

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Imagine Better Homework | A Parent Workshop

31 May, 2017

If your child has a learning or attention issue, it can be tough to maintain good homework habits. Resolving to “establish a daily routine,” for example, may not affect why it is difficult for a student to complete homework in the first place. They may be missing a crucial step that good students are doing…

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