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Teachers of English Learners face a unique challenge—to quickly develop language and literacy skills in a differentiated manner. To address the needs of English Learners, teachers can add instruction that develops the imagery-language connection. English Learners can acquire the skills and knowledge they need, more quickly.   By addressing the skills that underlie reading and…

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After the snowball fights and snowman building, it’s time for the indoor fun. Faced with hours in the house, parents are often on the hunt for activities that provide entertainment and some educational value. Arts and crafts, baking and board games are great choices in this regard.  But if you haven’t already tried audiobooks and read-aloud, you may be…

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Bedtime reading can take children to a safe and enchanted world for a few minutes each night; and when kids are cosy and comfortable, reading aloud to them can help them “de-compress” from any worries from the day. Reading to your child is also a special time to be close to your child and bond…

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When a student has an identified comprehension weakness, parents might pursue help for their academics. Unfortunately, language comprehension troubles can affect family life, too.   A primary cause of language comprehension problems is difficulty creating an imagined gestalt. This is called weak concept imagery. This weakness causes individuals to get only “parts” of information they…

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If a student consistently makes errors, like misreading the word breakfast as “basket” or misspelling the word equipment as “ekwepment,” it is easy to see she has a problem. But it is not as easy to see when a student is just not “getting it.”   Hidden in plain sight, many students are not able…

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Traveling to the US for your summer vacation? This can be a great time to address learning needs.   We identify strengths and weaknesses that may be affecting performance in reading, comprehension, and math. We provide individualized instruction plans that change lives in a relatively short, intensive period. Our imagery-language instruction enables students to achieve years…

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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…

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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…

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  Do you have a child who would rather wash the dishes or help with the laundry than read a book? Do you have to beg and plead with them to sit down and read, whether it’s for school or fun? Maybe they even say they “hate reading.”   It’s hard to know how to…

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