article

Tag Archives: visualizing and verbalizing

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

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…

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

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…

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

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…

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

The current issue of Exceptional Parent Magazine Features an independent study of Visualizing and Verbalizing and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  “The Science of Improved Language Comprehension: Brain Connectivity and Autism Spectrum Disorder,” summarizes the groundbreaking results of a recent University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) study.   In this study, a group of children with ASD…

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

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…

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

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…

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

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…

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

School at any grade can include the kind of good challenges that foster learning: discovering a solution in science lab, writing a poem, or even studying for a big test, can all be positive learning experiences. However, if a student has a weakness that affects learning to begin with, they may not be getting everything…

Tag: visualizing and verbalizing

At many schools, conversations about data-driven instruction are focused on formal progress monitoring tools and the school’s data wall. While assessments are necessary, there is also valuable data to be found in the classroom everyday. Through formative assessment, teachers are gathering data during lessons and activities, while learning is taking place. They can use the…

Connect with us

Follow us for the latest news, stories, and more!