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Toolkit for Educators

The Lindamood-Bell Toolkit for Educators is a free collection of tips, lessons, and information about literacy and learning.

 

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This downloadable lesson packet features high-imagery V/V stories about the history of chocolate, Valentine's Day in Japan, and a chocolate fashion show.
A resource to help students plan their day and week, in a fun and interactive weekly planner, from January through June 2021.
A resource for instructional leaders to support educators during classroom walkthroughs.
It's an election year! Learn all about the United States Constitution with this See Time Fly lesson packet, perfect for use with the Visualizing and Verbalizing program.
Digital Motivators
Student engagement can be one of the most challenging aspects of distance education. To help, here are a few of our favorite online motivational resources!
A little bit of preparation goes a long way. Get ready for your online teaching with this checklist.
The Imagine That! Grades K-3 sample packet provides fun, high-imagery nonfiction stories with which to practice building imagery for oral and written language comprehension.
This workbook is offered to provide a wider selection of exciting, true stories for practice developing gestalt imagery and language comprehension.
This summary highlights how our sensory-cognitive instruction enhances language and literacy skills to help all students meet the rigorous expectations of the Common Core.
This Imagine That! lesson packet features four stories about acts of kindness (written at a 2nd-4th grade level), a writing activity, and a word search.
We've created some fun bookmarks that feature our favorite quotes about kindness. We hope they serve as a handy reminder to your students that kindness is transformative!
This fun packet includes six high-imagery and engaging stories, vocabulary practice, fun puzzles, and a drawing activity.
The Visualizing and Verbalizing program develops concept imagery—the ability to create an imaged gestalt from language—as a basis for comprehension and critical thinking. Download our sample chapter to explore how the development of concept imagery improves reading and listening comprehension, memory, oral vocabulary, critical thinking, and writing.
This sample chapter explores how the Seeing Stars® program develops symbol imagery—the ability to visualize sounds and letters in words—as a basis for orthographic awareness, phonemic awareness, word attack, word recognition, spelling, and contextual reading fluency.
This sample chapter explores how the Talkies® program is the primer to the Visualizing and Verbalizing program, meant for students who need simpler, smaller steps of instruction to establish the imagery-language connection.
The On Cloud Nine® (OCN) program develops the ability to image and verbalize the concepts and processes of math. Download this sample chapter to explore how concept imagery and numeral imagery are integrated with language to improve both mathematical reasoning and mathematical computation.

Videos

[Webinar] Formative Assessment | Lindamood-Bell for Schools
In this presentation, we describe real-time RTI and effective formative assessment. Schools partner with Lindamood-Bell for our expertise in aligning assessment with instruction for students in all tiers of instruction. This presentation is appropriate for educators, including State, District, and School Administrators, Staff Development Coordinators, and Teachers; this presentation is appropriate for addressing the needs of a wide variety of populations, including Special Education, Regular Education, and English Language Learners. The Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) has endorsed the Seeing Stars® program and the Visualizing and Verbalizing® program, which were authored by Lindamood-Bell’s founders.
Effective Online Literacy Instruction | Lindamood-Bell for Schools
Lindamood-Bell for Schools builds expertise and instructional skills to improve student literacy. We help educators provide in-person and virtual instruction using our evidence-based approach. Lindamood-Bell has pioneered programs to develop the imagery-language foundation that underlies reading, spelling, language comprehension, math, memory, and critical thinking. Our interactive, in-depth professional development is available in-person and online.
Visualizing and Verbalizing® Program
The Visualizing and Verbalizing (V/V) program develops concept imagery—the ability to create an imaged gestalt from language—as a basis for comprehension and higher order thinking. The development of concept imagery improves reading and listening comprehension, memory, oral vocabulary, critical thinking, and writing.
Reading Rockets: Make Reading Count (1 of 2)
A WETA PBS webcast featuring Nanci Bell, CEO and co-founder of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes.
Autism Live
The Director of Research for the Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes joins Autism Live via Skype to discuss research, how Lindamood-Bell teaches reading comprehension and how sensory-cognitive instruction applies to students on the spectrum.
Learn more about the Seeing Stars program—Instruction that Changes Lives
Nanci discusses and demonstrates program steps that result in years of gain for students of all ages and learning challenges—including students identified with dyslexia.
Learn more about the Visualizing and Verbalizing program—Dream Big for Comprehension
Nanci describes the imagery-language connection, which is essential for reading, spelling, and comprehension. Learn how Lindamood-Bell identifies the underlying causes of learning challenges and how they address those challenges with research-validated, individualized instruction.

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Learn about the dynamic school experience your child could have next year! 
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You can count on Lindamood-Bell Summer Instruction! We help students of all ages and abilities catch up or get ahead in reading, comprehension, and math. Your child can get back on track and feel confident for next year.
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Maher, a teen on the autism spectrum, was struggling with academics when his behavior specialist referred him to Lindamood-Bell. Watch the entire testimonial at the link in our profile, @lindamoodbellofficial.
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Now, more than ever, students can benefit from the one-of-a-kind education offered at Lindamood-Bell Academy, our K-12 private school.
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After a year of school disruptions, many kids have experienced learning loss. Wondering about your own child's learning, and where their skills are today?
The Lindamood-Bell Complimentary Simple Screening for Learning can provide answers. It's a brief diagnostic measurement of current reading and comprehension skills and includes a consultation about your child’s learning strengths and challenges. Schedule today!  Follow the link in our profile, @lindamoodbellofficial.
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🌞This summer, we can help your child get back on track in reading and comprehension. Our evidence-based instruction is effective both live online and in-person. 
👉Enroll now for 10% off the first week!
We're hiring!
Our instructors are energetic, positive individuals who have passed rigorous screening for their excellent abilities. With their skills and enthusiasm, and our training and expertise, we achieve great outcomes for students. Get details about Summer Positions at Lindamood-Bell at the link in our profile, @lindamoodbellofficial.
For World Autism Awareness Day, we are sharing our belief in the learning potential of all individuals, including people on the autism spectrum. Join us in support of acceptance and understanding—today and throughout the year. Visit our website for research and resources. Follow the link in our bio, @lindamoodbellofficial.
Now more than ever, students can benefit from the one-of-a-kind education offered at Lindamood-Bell Academy.
✓ Evidence-based programs
✓ Engaged, experienced instructors
✓ Differentiated K-12 curriculum
✓ Flexible enrollment options
Join us Thursday, April 22nd at our Virtual Open House.
💁Learn about the dynamic school experience your child could have next year! 
👉Details and RSVP at the link in our profile, @lindamoodbellofficial.
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⏰It's the right time to plan for Academy in 2021-22. Enroll now and receive the first month of tuition for free!
"If you know you cannot learn like everybody else. If you know you can't read like your friends do, you are going to feel bad about yourself. You're going to feel like you're not smart." 💔
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Parents often tell us how reading struggles are affecting self-confidence in the classroom. At Lindamood-Bell Academy, we address the individual learning needs of students so they can catch up and experience curriculum in a meaningful way. 
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At Lindamood-Bell, we teach students how to visualize math concepts. The language of numbers turns into imagery and they “see” mathematical relationships. Your student can catch up in a short period of time and go back to school with confidence!
Learn more about math instruction at Lindamood-Bell, and watch this family's entire story at the link in our profile, @lindamoodbellofficial
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This summer, we can help your child get back on track. Our evidence-based instruction is effective both live online and in-person. Enroll now for 10% off the first week!
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