[Article] Plan for a Great Parent-Teacher Conference

Oct 22, 2016

  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…


RtI Solutions: Visualizing and Verbalizing in Tier 2

Oct 19, 2016

Response to Intervention (RtI) always seems simple: in Tier 1, classroom teachers present core curriculum through differentiated instruction. Students who are not making adequate progress receive more targeted help a few times a week. Intervention effectiveness is checked out through progress monitoring and students either move on from needing the extra help, or their needs…


[Article] Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Child’s Progress Report

Oct 14, 2016

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…


Join Us in Supporting Socktober

Oct 11, 2016

Lindamood-Bell is proud to participate in Socktober this month, which is a nationwide community outreach effort to make a difference in the lives of the homeless. The estimated population of the homeless community in the United States is 600,000 people.   Socktober is an easy way to support those in need in your community. Participation is as easy as…


October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Oct 7, 2016

For Dyslexia Awareness Month we are sharing our belief that all individuals can be taught to read to their potential—including those who have a previous diagnosis of dyslexia.   Over the course of nearly three decades, Lindamood-Bell has worked with thousands of individuals. Sitting with a child or an adult who struggles to read a…


[Free Webinar] Assessments Matter: Transform RtI at Your School

Oct 5, 2016

Students can spend years receiving literacy services that may not change their ability to read and comprehend. In fact, students may instead continue to fall farther and farther behind their peers. Struggling learners are often lacking basic connections needed for reading and comprehension; and the underlying cause of their weakness may not be addressed by…


The Right Time to Change Learning: Getting Help During the School Year

Sep 30, 2016

School at any grade can include the kind of good challenges that foster learning: discovering a solution in science lab, writing a poem, or even studying for a big test, can all be positive learning experiences. However, if a student has a weakness that affects learning to begin with, they may not be getting everything…


Tips: The Imagery-Language Connection for Writing

Sep 24, 2016

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, organization, spelling, grammar and punctuation, as well as ease with a pencil, or keyboard.   Writing can be particularly…


Data-Driven Instruction: Everyday Tips for Teachers

Sep 21, 2016

At many schools, conversations about data-driven instruction are focused on formal progress monitoring tools and the school’s data wall. While assessments are necessary, there is also valuable data to be found in the classroom everyday. Through formative assessment, teachers are gathering data during lessons and activities, while learning is taking place. They can use the…


Working with Your Child’s Teacher: Tips for a Great New School Year

Sep 16, 2016

Between the stacks of sheets to sign and return and the back-to-school night presentations, all the new school year information can become overwhelming. But get beyond the dress codes, hot lunch orders, and school supply lists and you can find valuable information about how to forge a great working relationship with your child’s teacher—open lines…

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