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Seasonal Learning Clinics

Mar 24, 2017

So far, Lindamood-Bell has taught over 40,000 students to read and comprehend to their potential. We are able to reach students, in part, by bringing our Seasonal Learning Clinics to new communities every year.   A Seasonal Learning Clinic is an extension of a Learning Center that is open 4-12 weeks—enough time to change learning…

Lindamood-Bell Academy: Students who Struggle with Reading

Mar 23, 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…

Critical Features of a Successful RtI Structure

Mar 16, 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…

Dream Big for Learning Open House

Mar 14, 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…

Lindamood-Bell Academy: Students with Comprehension Weakness

Mar 10, 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….

Finish the Year Strong! Springtime Learning at Lindamood-Bell

Mar 10, 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…

Find Out About Lindamood-Bell

Mar 9, 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….

Report Card ABCs

Mar 3, 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…

“How Many More Pages?” | Encouraging Your Reluctant Reader

Feb 24, 2017

While you’d like your son or daughter to disappear into the land of Narnia or be swept up in a Harry Potter spell while reading, the reality may be the opposite of this for your child. In fact, they might even say they hate reading and when they finally sit down with a book, you…

Response to Intervention: Fresh Solutions for Your Biggest Challenges

Feb 23, 2017

Response to Intervention (RtI) has been difficult for many school systems to implement effectively. In an ideal tiered system, general education classroom teachers present core curriculum through differentiated instruction. Reliable universal screening tools help identify students needing targeted intervention in Tier 2. Progress monitoring tools help keep Tier 2 instruction on track for success. Depending…

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