“If I can’t picture it, I can’t understand it.” — Albert Einstein. Einstein’s famous axiom underlies comprehension and critical thinking. In classrooms today, great teachers explicitly develop a student’s ability to visualize the content they are covering. Consider this short passage: “An ice age is a period when for a long time the temperature [...]
Lindamood-Bell is making an international impact by presenting at several conferences outside of the United States in 2014-15. Here are some of the conferences, including those in North America, coming up: International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Annual Reading, Literacy, and Learning Conference, held in San Diego, California, November 13th, 2014. The presentation, by Angelica Benson, Director […]
Dunseith Elementary School students and staff are trying something no other school in North Dakota has done before. Their Pre-K through 6th grade classrooms now have a fully functioning robot coach as part of the Lindamood-Bell® literary solutions program. In years past, the Lindamood-Bell program would […]
Each year the Colorado Department of Education determines accreditation ratings for all 178 school districts in the state of Colorado based on state achievement test results, graduation rates, and ACT scores. Accreditation categories a district can earn range from Turnaround to Priority Improvement to Improvement to Accredited, to the state’s highest rating Accredited With Distinction. […]
Nanci Bell, Co-Founder and CEO of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, announced June 30, 2014, that Lindamood-Bell and all of its 56 Learning Centers have been granted AdvancED Accreditation. The AdvancED national commission conferred the accreditation, which recognizes Lindamood-Bell as a quality education system. The accreditation process involves three ongoing components: 1) meeting high quality standards; 2) […]
Lindamood-Bell is approved by the Colorado Department of Education as a Professional Development provider for Colorado’s new READ Act. Additionally, the Visualizing and Verbalizing®, Seeing Stars®, LiPS®, and Talkies® programs were all approved as instructional programs. Lindamood-Bell is the only workshop provider endorsed and licensed by the authors of the Lindamood-Bell® programs.
After a three-year school improvement initiative, Haskin Elementary in Center, Colorado beat the odds and turned around its low achieving status. Lindamood-Bell partnered with Haskin to implement a new way to develop reading and math skills. With over 90% of its students in poverty and over 50% English learners, Haskin outperformed all other School Improvement […]
The Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) has officially endorsed the Seeing Stars® and Visualizing and Verbalizing® programs for reading and language comprehension. CASE is an international professional educational organization affiliated with the Council for Exceptional Children, whose members are dedicated to identifying, shaping, and disseminating effective policies and practices in the field of special education. […]
The international school’s superintendent, curriculum specialist, and teachers talk about why they chose the Lindamood-Bell programs and the tremendous impact that the programs are having helping their students read and learn English.
We are excited that Lindamood-Bell’s CEO Nanci Bell received the distinguished Leader in Special Education Award at the Third New York Citywide Special Education conference on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at the Hunter College in New York City. This award, given to persons who have made a significant impact on the field of special education, […]