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NPR Series Unlocking Dyslexia features Lindamood-Bell

Nov 28, 2016

A New Story From NPR: Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It   Today, a new story premiered on NPR titled Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It. The reporter, who was a student at Lindamood-Bell when she was younger, visited our Washington, DC Learning Center this past summer and interviewed Center Director Nancy Gregerson and some…

Is Lindamood-Bell Academy Right for Your Child?

Nov 18, 2016

Our Students Over the past 30 years more than 35,000 students have been taught how to learn to their potential at Lindamood-Bell. While some of our students have a previous diagnosis that affects learning, others seek our help to enhance their skills or to just make learning easier—and we make a difference for each one…

Beyond Expectations: Language Comprehension and Thinking for State Standards Curriculum

Nov 14, 2016

English Language Arts Standards challenge students to comprehend and think, rather than remember facts. While the standards outline clear goals by grade level, the method for teaching students how to comprehend is not clear, even for students receiving intervention. High expectations and the opportunity to practice are simply not enough for many learners.   Clinical…

Winter Break Special

Nov 10, 2016

Winter Break Special | Free Homework Matters   If school is not always easy for your child, you may have mixed feelings about winter break. While we all look forward to the magic of the season, parents of struggling students have to consider the effect that time off from learning may have.   At our learning centers, we provide…

Thank-a-Thon Event | November 10, 2016

Nov 4, 2016

  On Thursday, November 10, US Learning Centers will participate in our annual Thank-a-Thon event!  Our staff, students, their families, and members of our communities will create thousands of thank you cards and letters to be sent to our troops overseas.     While reaching out to our community to participate, we received a touching…

Learning Center on Campus: Help for Your Struggling Students

Oct 28, 2016

Our research-validated programs address the imagery-language connection that is a silent partner to cognition and literacy, and is often the missing piece in helping students close the achievement gap. Diverse groups of students can learn to read, comprehend, and compute to their potential, including students with minor to severe learning challenges, and English Language Learners….

[INFOGRAPHIC] Why is my child struggling in school?

Oct 28, 2016

When school is hard for your child, it can be difficult to know what to do. Hire a tutor? Double-down on homework time? Create incentives for good grades? We encourage families to seek specific answers as to why an individual child is struggling. This infographic, “Why is my child struggling in school?” walks through two…

[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…

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