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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…

What May be Missing When Your Reader Struggles

Feb 17, 2017

When a student struggles with reading, extra help typically focuses on sounding out words and spelling rules. Unfortunately, after months of hard work and frustration, many students continue to struggle with grade level text.   Perhaps they can sound out words but it is slow and labored. They may take so long to sound out…

Imagine Better Reading Comprehension

Feb 10, 2017

Most reading experts agree on one thing: In order to comprehend what they read, students must have strong decoding skills and adequate oral vocabulary. In other words, a child must be able to accurately decode every word on the page, and know what each of the words mean.   Unfortunately, many students who can decode…

The Imagery-Language Connection for Vocabulary Skills

Feb 8, 2017

Today’s standards-based English Language Arts curricula have put a new spotlight on reading comprehension and vocabulary.  To function in the classroom and do well on assessments, students are expected to have strong “everyday” language skills in addition to acquiring academic words—this is key for college and career readiness. At the same time, US schools are…

[In the News]Cañon City School District: More students measuring up in reading

Feb 3, 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. Go to story. Lindamood-Bell can be a key factor in making…

Does My Child Need a Learning Check-Up?

Feb 3, 2017

As parents, we are all familiar with the yearly well-visit to the pediatrician’s office. The hearing and vision screenings, in particular, can offer insight about a child’s struggles in school. Catching an issue early can stop problems before they start. For many students, a learning check-up can be equally essential. Identifying and addressing an underlying weakness in reading…

Imagine Better Homework – A Parent Workshop

Jan 27, 2017

Join us for our new Parent Workshop: Get a Handle on Homework. Our instruction team will show you how to use the imagery-language connection to help your family with assignments and studying.

Topics will include: simplified organization and planning techniques, how to create the home learning environment, effective motivation techniques and incentives, and application of our unique programs to your child’s homework.

New Help for Homeschool Families

Jan 21, 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…

Make a Fresh Start: Tips and Solutions for a Great School Year

Jan 13, 2017

It’s the right time to make a fresh start! We are providing tips for how you can support your child’s learning at home. We also outline how Lindamood-Bell helps students during the year, whether they need a complete turnaround or ongoing homework help to stay on track.   Fresh Start at Home   Establishing good…

Find Out About the Lindamood-Bell Academy

Jan 11, 2017

  The Lindamood-Bell Academy offers differentiated, process-based education to students in grades Kindergarten through 12. Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 school year.     Click below to watch a video of our Open House presentation, where we discuss the Academy’s philosophy of education, the imagery-language foundation, and how our hybrid model works….

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