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Solutions for Dyslexia | Spotlight on Fort Smith Public Schools

12 Aug, 2018

Background Fort Smith Public School District in Arkansas is one of the many communities around the country trying to make the new state dyslexia laws work for students and teachers. In Arkansas, the law requires schools across the state to screen all students in kindergarten through second grade for signs of dyslexia.   In 2017,…

Imagine Better Comprehension: Change Learning for Your Students

12 Feb, 2018

Most reading experts agree on one thing: To comprehend what they read, students must have strong decoding skills and adequate oral vocabulary. 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 well and understand words still…

Get the Connection: Real Help for Your Students with Dyslexia

22 Jan, 2018

When a student has been diagnosed with dyslexia, extra help typically focuses on phonics, or sounding out words, and spelling rules. Unfortunately, many students, even those who have had years of extra help, continue to struggle.   Perhaps they sound out a word eventually—but it is slow and labored. They may take so long to…

Using Data to Drive Personalized Learning in the Classroom

11 Oct, 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…

Teacher PD that makes a difference | Spotlight on Cañon City School District

9 Oct, 2017

Cañon City School District is continuing into its second year of a three-year Colorado Department of Education literacy grant initiative. With the goal of changing outcomes for struggling readers, Cañon City partnered with Lindamood-Bell to provide teachers with workshops and ongoing coaching to develop their skills.   Participating teachers start out by learning the steps…

Imagine the lives you’ll change! $100 off per workshop.

12 Sep, 2017

Discount Code: Stars17 at checkout   Learn how to develop the skills needed for reading, spelling and comprehension.   Lindamood-Bell’s research-validated programs address the imagery-language connection that is a silent partner to cognition and literacy—often the missing piece in helping students close the achievement gap.   Visualizing and Verbalizing (VV) for Comprehension and Thinking  …

Teaching Math to Students Who Just “Don’t Get It”

21 Aug, 2017

Many students can grasp addition and subtraction problems using math manipulatives. But take away the concrete objects and their understanding seems to disappear. Manipulatives are a very helpful visual representation, but math students of all ages need to learn to visualize what numbers mean as well.   Mathematics is cognitive processing, or thinking, that requires…

Jamaican students with special learning needs get an extra boost this summer!

18 Jul, 2017

Teacher helps students connect imagery and language with the Visualizing and Verbalizing Program.     A group of dedicated teachers in Jamaica is taking a deep dive into language and literacy instruction this summer. They are building on what they learned at introductory teacher workshops for developing reading and comprehension this past spring. At an…

[In the News]Cañon City School District: One year into the project and students are showing gains in every area

27 Jun, 2017

(Photo: Sara Knuth / Daily Record) Cañon City School District is using a Colorado Department of Education grant to change outcomes for their struggling readers. The Cañon City Daily Record has been following the progress of teachers and students alike and has exciting news to report after the first year of the project. Go to story….

Making a Difference for Students in Jamaica | Lindamood-Bell for Schools

7 Jun, 2017

This month, teachers in Jamaica were introduced to Lindamood-Bell’s Visualizing and Verbalizing (V/V) and Seeing Stars programs. This professional development opportunity was facilitated by the Sandals Foundation (‘the Sandals Foundation’) and funded by the CHASE (Culture, Health, Arts, Sports, and Education) Fund in an effort to increase literacy and math competency for Jamaican students with…

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