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Yearly Archives: 2017

Turn Summer Learning Loss into Learning Gain!

28 Apr, 2017

For many students, three months away from academics can lead to measurable learning loss in skills like reading and math—which, of course, is not what any family wants to be faced with at the start of the upcoming school year. We’ve gathered a few ideas to help your family balance rest and learning all summer….

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How to Have a Great Parent-Teacher Conference

27 Apr, 2017

Kindergarten through high school, effective communication with your child’s teachers can contribute to school success. A shared view of your child’s strengths and challenges, goals for progress, and a workable plan, can pave the way for a great school year.   Yet, the anticipation of a parent-teacher conference can make some parents apprehensive. We have…

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Find Out About Workshops!

24 Apr, 2017

Join us Tuesday, May 16, 11 a.m. pacific | 2 p.m. eastern   Learn how Lindamood-Bell’s research-validated programs are used in the classroom to help students close the literacy gap.   During the webinar, we’ll discuss why some students struggle with reading and what teachers can do to identify the cause of those struggles.  …

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4 Signs Your Child Needs Reading Help

21 Apr, 2017

It is only natural for parents to wonder how their child’s reading stacks up next to peers. This is especially the case when there is an older sibling or friend in the picture who seemed to breeze through the process.  It is not always clear whether a child has a weakness that needs to be…

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Get the Most Out of Your Child’s Progress Report: Tips

20 Apr, 2017

The end of the marking period is a time for parents to assess their child’s progress—to make sure they’re on track, improving in subjects, or to see if they need help. This is the time to note any areas of difficulty. It’s important to look carefully at each area of your child’s progress report—how are…

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What You Can Do When Your Student Doesn’t “Get It”

14 Apr, 2017

Teachers know there is a long list of reasons to make reading a lifelong habit: the cognitive workout we get when we read and the exposure to new ideas are arguably top reasons to be a regular reader. So, when a student (who otherwise has adequate decoding skills) is unenthusiastic about books, regardless of the…

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Let’s Get This Summer Started! Special Savings on Learning

14 Apr, 2017

If school is not always easy for your child, you may have mixed feelings about using summertime for learning. While we all look forward to rest and relaxation, parents of struggling students have an opportunity to use summer to give their child a great next year.   Summer instruction at Lindamood-Bell is individualized to meet…

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Imagery-Language Connection for Writing Tips

13 Apr, 2017

Book reports, essays, and even short responses, can cause frustration, panic, and, sometimes, even tears for many school age students. And it’s no wonder. Writing is a complex task that requires a lot: good thinking skills, organisation, spelling, grammar and punctuation, as well as ease with a pencil, or keyboard.   Writing can be particularly…

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New Article in Autism Spectrum News

6 Apr, 2017

We’re excited to announce a new article on brain connectivity and autism spectrum disorder has been published in the spring issue of Autism Spectrum News. In the article, Lindamood-Bell’s Director of Research and Development, Paul Worthington, discusses the latest science concerning the improvement of language skills for individuals with autism.  

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Upcoming Conference Presentations

6 Apr, 2017

Lindamood-Bell is proud to participate in conferences worldwide. We are honored to share our research from over 30 years’ experience in education. We believe that all children and adults can learn to read and comprehend to their potential. Let’s DREAM BIG together. See below for a list of upcoming conferences.     IDA-Upper Midwest Branch…

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