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5 Ways to Make Mornings Easier

Aug 11, 2017

If you are dreading a repeat of last year’s manic mornings, it may be time to change up your family’s routine. Below, explore ways to make school-day mornings better. We’ve included tips for how you can encourage your child to make mental pictures of everyday tasks.  The imagery-language connection is key to good thinking and…

Your Partner in Education

Aug 4, 2017

Every summer, our intensive instruction results in extraordinary gains for students in just a few weeks. Spending part of a summer with us can be one of the most positive learning experiences of a child’s life. So it’s important to us that that the Lindamood-Bell Learning Center experience doesn’t stop on a student’s last day! We…

Making the Most of After School

Jul 28, 2017

When learning is hard, getting through homework can be tough on the whole family. Teachers often give homework assignments to reinforce what is learned in school. But if a student didn’t “get it” in class, homework can quickly become a battleground between parent and child. Read on for how to prevent battles before they start….

Begin the New School Year With Confidence

Jul 21, 2017

If you’re like most parents, you’ve spent some time the last few months with your family, relaxing and enjoying your time together. Now, with a new school year on the horizon, your child may be less than excited.   He or she may be feeling stressed about the increased level of academics this year. Struggles…

Jamaican students with special learning needs get an extra boost this summer!

Jul 18, 2017

Teacher helps students connect imagery and language with the Visualizing and Verbalizing Program.     A group of dedicated teachers in Jamaica is taking a deep dive into language and literacy instruction this summer. They are building on what they learned at introductory teacher workshops for developing reading and comprehension this past spring. At an…

Countdown to Kindergarten

Jul 14, 2017

A generation ago, kindergarten days were only filled with activities like finger painting, “Hide-and-Go-Seek,” making friends, and learning to be peaceful at nap time.   And, while reading and spelling may have been introduced in first grade, there was nothing like today’s pressure for students to be performing according to grade-level standards. Sure, there is…

Everyday Tips for Better Comprehension

Jul 7, 2017

When a child has an identified comprehension weakness, it makes sense to pursue extra help for academics. Students can get help from tutors, learning specialists, or may have an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) in place at school. Unfortunately, language comprehension troubles can affect family life, too. This is especially difficult when weak thinking skills are…

Beyond Camp: Summer Programs as Unique as Your Child!

Jun 30, 2017

Summer learning at Lindamood-Bell is individualized to meet the learning needs of each student in a short amount of time. Because it’s one-to-one, we will only spend time on what your child needs. Programs we offer:   Students who are currently struggling with reading get the skills they need to make reading easier. Strong readers…

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

Jun 27, 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….

Summer Reading Tips for Parents

Jun 23, 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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