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Back to School Tips: Imagine Better School Day Mornings

23 Feb, 2017

Perhaps your kids just spent the summer at camp. Or they spent long hours in the pool or at the beach. Maybe lazy days were spent reconnecting with friends and family. Regardless, the back-to-school transition may be a big change for your family. Why not take this opportunity to establish new habits that contribute to…

What May be Missing When Your Reader Struggles

17 Feb, 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…

Get Help: Afterschool Learning to the Rescue!

2 Feb, 2017

If your family is like most, you’ve enjoyed the summer break—and may not exactly be looking forward to the school year’s relentless schedule of project deadlines, events, and class obligations. And if last year ended on a sour note—either because your child has a learning difficulty or because getting through homework was just rough—you may…

Academic Support for College Students

16 Dec, 2016

Many young adults experience similar challenges as they make the transition from high school to college. Confronted with academic challenges they didn’t experience in high school, they can feel overwhelmed by the new educational environment.   Some common experiences are: Struggling to develop time management habits Difficulty prioritizing and keeping up with class demands Trouble…

Teacher Suggests Reading Help: A Summer Learning Plan

1 Dec, 2016

Teachers always encourage students to read as much as they can over the summer. But if your last parent-teacher conference came with a specific suggestion—to get some extra reading support during the summer months—you may be considering one of the following options to prepare for next school year:   Teach your child to read yourself….

Intensive Instruction: Why it Works—It’s More Than Tutoring

23 Nov, 2016

Those who are new to Lindamood-Bell instruction may be more familiar with traditional tutoring and programmes which are generally conducted 1 to 3 hours a week over the course of months or years. Therefore, recommendations for intensive intervention—4 hours/day and 5 days a week—may be a new concept.   If your child is having difficulty…

Your Child is Struggling: Know WHY and that there is help- Evaluation special available through 16 December!

18 Nov, 2016

By now, you likely know that summer can be a really great time to address learning needs. Children are out of school, and the pressure of daily schoolwork is lifted.   Today, we received some fantastic results from our student instruction last summer that show us again how the imagery-language foundation can make a big…

Winter Break Special

10 Nov, 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…

4 Tips for Turning Summer Learning Loss Into Summer Learning Gain

3 Nov, 2016

If you know a school-aged student … you know someone who is looking forward to the summer holidays!   And it seems that students who have any difficulty with learning or academics have even more enthusiasm for the summer holidays than their peers. Spending so many hours a week all school year, doing the thing…

[INFOGRAPHIC] Why is my child struggling in school?

28 Oct, 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…

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