California Students Receiving Visualizing and Verbalizing Instruction Make a Significant Improvement in Comprehension

Ascend Charter School in Oakland, California, serves a large percentage of students who are at-risk of reading failure. During the 2007-08 school year, Ascend implemented Lindamood-Bell® instruction to address the specific needs of this student population. Eleven students received an average of 36 hours of primarily Visualizing and Verbalizing instruction to develop concept imagery for…