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When Your Reader Struggles: What May Be Missing

20 Sep, 2018

When a student struggles with reading, extra help typically focuses on sounding out words and spelling rules. Unfortunately, after months of hard work and frustration, many students continue to struggle with grade level text.   Perhaps they can sound out words but it is slow and labored. They may take so long to sound out…

It’s not too late! | Your child can have a life-changing summer.

25 Jun, 2018

If school is not always easy for your child, you may have mixed feelings about using summertime for learning. While we all look forward to rest and relaxation, parents of struggling students have an opportunity to use summer to give their child the ultimate gift of learning — to ensure a great next year.  …

New Research on Struggling Readers Published in Nature

15 Jun, 2018

Exciting new research, titled “Rapid and widespread white matter plasticity during an intensive reading intervention”, has been published this month in the journal Nature.   The study, from the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington (UW), examined growth in reading skills and white matter in school-aged, struggling readers. Diffusion MRI data collected…

Winter Break: The Perfect Time for Learning

1 Jun, 2018

While winter break can provide some much-needed fun and relaxation, it’s also the perfect time to maintain learning momentum or get support with a challenging subject. Our flexible schedule and one-to-one instruction can allow your child to return to school with confidence.   Students in our learning centres experience the magic of learning year-round. Check…

Online Lindamood-Bell Instruction

31 May, 2018

  Online Lindamood-Bell® instruction is located where each child needs to learn. We connect with you from a Lindamood-Bell Learning Centre and our instruction staff work with your student one-to-one. We provide the same quality instruction families experience with us in person.   Our online instruction is a great option for continuing students, as well as…

Increase the Rate of Learning for Your Child: Why Daily Instruction is So Beneficial​

18 May, 2018

Those who are new to Lindamood-Bell may be more familiar with traditional tutoring and accommodations which are conducted over the course of semesters or years. Therefore, our daily instruction, that changes reading or comprehension in a short period of time, may be unfamiliar. An “intensive care” learning environment can be ideal for students who are…

The First Step to Summer Learning | Special Savings!

11 May, 2018

Our success with students starts with our unique Learning Ability Evaluation. We identify strengths and weaknesses that may be affecting performance in reading, comprehension, and math.   Learning Ability Evaluation 10+ standardized measures of reading, comprehension, and math Identification of strengths and weaknesses Online or at one of our locations Consultation to explain findings Learning…

Why is My Child Struggling in School?

10 May, 2018

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…

Enroll Now! Summer Programs for Reading, Comprehension, and Math

26 Mar, 2018

Summer learning at Lindamood-Bell is individualized to meet the learning needs of each student in a short amount of time. Because it’s one-to-one, we’ll only spend time on what your child needs.   We’ll start with a learning evaluation to uncover the strengths and weaknesses that affect academic performance. In a results consultation, we will…

April Holidays: Imagine Better Learning Skills

20 Mar, 2018

If school is not always easy for your child, you may have mixed feelings about using term break for learning. While we all look forward to rest and relaxation, parents of struggling students have to consider the effect that time off from learning may have.   Term Break instruction is individualised to meet the needs…

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