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Thank-a-Thon Event | November 9, 2017

Nov 6, 2017

On Thursday, November 9, our staff, students, and their families will take part in our annual Thank-a-Thon event.   Together, we will create thousands of colorful warm wishes showing appreciation for America’s military men and women. Community members are welcome to drop by and create a card or two with us. We’ll have plenty of craft…

Solve the Math Struggle | On Cloud Nine Students Consistently Show Significant Gains

Nov 3, 2017

“What’s 6×6 again? Is it … 35?” Conor thinks to himself while chewing on his pencil. He’s been practicing his multiplication facts daily, but he just can’t seem to remember them all. He tries counting on his fingers, but it’s too hard to keep track as the numbers get higher. Surrounded by other fourth graders…

Online PD for Teachers | Introductory Workshops – eLearning – Coaching

Nov 1, 2017

Lindamood-Bell for Schools now features online professional development for educators that is innovative, interactive and relevant for today’s classroom.  Whether you’re a teacher learning our research-validated programs for the first time, or an administrator who needs to bring scalable professional development to your district, you are going to love Lindamood-Bell for Schools online.    …

Research Roundup | Students with Dyslexia

Oct 27, 2017

  “We are committed to the ongoing analysis of our program efficacy and have the research to prove it.”  -Nanci Bell, co-founder   Lindamood-Bell has been involved with research for over 30 years. We actively take part in peer-reviewed studies of our programs and instruction and monitor student results at our learning centers and school…

Start to Love Learning: Getting Help During the School Year

Oct 20, 2017

While a science experiment involving a baking soda and vinegar volcano may be fun and exciting for most students, it can be torture for those who have trouble reading the directions or following the procedural steps independently.   Ideally, a typical school day is filled with tons of opportunities to explore, learn, and grow for…

NPR Series Unlocking Dyslexia features Lindamood-Bell

Oct 18, 2017

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It   In Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It the reporter, who was a student at Lindamood-Bell as a child, visits our Washington, DC Learning Center to interview our staff and students. CLICK HERE for the NPR story. How Science Is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain   The second part of  NPR’s Unlocking Dyslexia…

UW study examines how the brains of students with dyslexia respond to intensive reading intervention (Seeing Stars)

Oct 13, 2017

Lindamood-Bell has partnered with many universities to study the neurological and behavioral effects of our sensory-cognitive instruction.   Currently, The University of Washington’s Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (I-LABS) is conducting a study that examines how the brains of students with dyslexia respond to intensive reading intervention (Seeing Stars instruction).   We look forward…

How is School Really Going? | Tips for Using Progress Reports to Ensure a Successful Marking Period

Oct 13, 2017

“It was fine.”   “We didn’t really do anything.”   “It was okay, I guess.”   Students can be notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to sharing how their day at school was. It can be hard for parents to glean how things are really going: did your second grader eat their entire lunch? Is your…

Oliver finds the perfect school | Lindamood-Bell Academy

Oct 12, 2017

  Oliver was struggling in the third grade and it was getting harder and harder to keep up. Homework that was supposed to take 20-30 minutes was dragging on for hours, ending in tears and exhaustion.   Worried about the toll it was taking on Oliver, his mom was determined to find a way to…

Using Data to Drive Personalized Learning in the Classroom

Oct 11, 2017

Now more than ever, educators are meeting the needs of students who require an alternate learning path or support during their K12 career. In districts with a high level of learner diversity, the impact on resources can become formidable.   Join us for a 30 minute webinar, Using Data to Drive Personalized Learning in the Classroom.  We’ll feature…

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