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Lindamood-Bell and EIS—Partnering for Student Success

3 Apr, 2020

Nestled against the El Merendon mountain range, Escuela Internacional Sampedrana (EIS) seeks to be the premier school in San Pedro Sula and La Lima, Honduras through the use of best teaching practices. With a student population ranging from 3-18 years old, the school’s stated mission is to prepare bilingual students with the academic/social/emotional skills and…

World Autism Month | Improving Comprehension for Students with Autism

1 Apr, 2020

Every April, Autism Speaks celebrates World Autism Month, beginning with United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. This year, they are inviting friends and neighbors around the world to come together and make 2020 the Year of Kindness. Lindamood-Bell is proud to join the celebration.  For Autism Awareness Month, we are sharing our…

London Centre Hosted COBIS Webinar

3 Mar, 2020

The Lindamood-Bell® London Learning Centre hosted a webinar for the Council of British International Schools. Our presentation, “The Imagery-Language Foundation: Teaching All Children to Read and Comprehend,” was presented by Centre Director Valentina Nikolic and explored the imagery-language foundation as the basis for reading and comprehension.   Valentina highlighted crucial knowledge for teachers as they…

Imagine Better Reading Comprehension

14 Feb, 2020

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 means. However, better reading comprehension goes beyond understanding…

Academic Support for College Students ❘ How to Identify and Improve Comprehension Issues

10 Jan, 2020

When Students Need Help with Reading Comprehension Lauren, a college freshman, takes another sip of coffee as she looks at the clock: it’s well past midnight, but she still has more homework to do. She sighs and pulls her history textbook into her lap. “Is it this hard for everyone?” she wonders aloud as she…

[VIDEO] Family Story Time: Your New Snow Day Activity

13 Dec, 2019

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…

Tips for Parents | How to Spot Comprehension Weakness

13 Dec, 2019

Students with decoding issues, including dyslexia, can be easy to spot. They often miscall words (e.g., breakfast as “basket”); their oral reading is slow and “choppy;” and, spelling is tough to master. It is important to identify these students who struggle, so they can get the help they need.   Unfortunately, there are many students…

Tips for Parents | How to Recognize Comprehension Weakness

15 Nov, 2019

Students with decoding issues, including dyslexia, can be easy to spot. They often miscall words (e.g., breakfast as “basket”); their oral reading is slow and “choppy;” and, spelling is tough to master. It is important to identify these students who struggle, so they can get the help they need.   Unfortunately, there are many students…

How to Help Your Child Improve Comprehension at Home

9 Sep, 2019

When a child has an identified comprehension weakness, it makes sense to pursue extra help for academics. Students can get help from tutors, learning specialists, or may have an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) in place at school. Unfortunately, language comprehension troubles can affect family life, too. This is especially difficult when weak thinking skills are…

Everyday Tips for Parents | Better Comprehension

20 Dec, 2018

When a child has an identified comprehension weakness, it makes sense to pursue extra help for academics. Students can get help from tutors, learning specialists, or may have an IEP (Individualised Education Plan) in place at school. Unfortunately, language comprehension troubles can affect family life, too. This is especially difficult when weak thinking skills are…

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