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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Five Strategies for an Effective Literacy Intervention Plan, offers five tips—derived from our partnerships—to assist district administrators and teachers in implementing an effective literacy plan for struggling readers, including students with dyslexia.
Studies show that summer learning loss is real. To help prevent this loss, and to strengthen reading comprehension skills, we've created an engaging lesson packet, filled with 77 fun activities, to keep kids reading over summer.
This packet includes sample activities to develop vocabulary using strategies from the Visualizing and Verbalizing program. The packet includes workbook pages from Vanilla Vocabulary Level 1 and Level 2, along with a story from Ivan, King of the Neighborhood which lets students experience new vocabulary words in context.
Teachers: Just in case you need a little reminder of how truly super you are, we've created these mini-posters for you to display!
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.
These sample chapters explore 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.
The Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® (LiPS®) Program develops phonemic awareness, reading, spelling, and speech. Students discover the articulatory features of each phoneme and use this multisensory feedback to verify sounds within words.
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.


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.
How Lindamood-Bell Sensory-Cognitive Instruction can be the Answer to a Dyslexia Mandate
Join Lindamood-Bell’s Dave Kiyvirya for a detailed presentation of how sensory-cognitive instruction using our founders’ evidence-based programs can be the perfect answer to a state mandate on dyslexia. Lindamood-Bell’s unique instruction is proven effective for students with learning difficulties, including dyslexia, with incredible gains achieved in a short time.
[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.
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 evidence-based, individualized instruction.


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Students with dyslexia can learn how to read to their potential with Lindamood-Bell! Watch this family's entire testimonial, "Unlocking a Love of Reading: How Online Instruction Helped a Student with Dyslexia Succeed." Link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial.
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New Podcast Episode!
Our guest, Dr. Robert Pasternack, discusses current topics in education, including learning loss and student mental health. Dr. Pasternack is the former Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) at the U.S. Department of Education. Listen and subscribe at the link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial.
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