Learning Lab Blog

April 7, 2021

3 Ways to Help Your Child Avoid the Summer Slide

Key points: The “Summer Slide” refers to learning losses that happen during the summer Reading just 6 books can help prevent reading losses Encourage your child to read everything,.

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March 24, 2021

Help Your Child Get Ahead of The COVID + Summer Slide

Key takeaways: The summer slide can result in reading losses of 20% and math losses of 27% The COVID slide could see learning losses of up to 70% in.

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March 10, 2021

3 Tips to Keep Your Child from Falling Behind in Virtual School

Key takeaways: There is a real danger of students falling behind in reading, writing, math, and science You can help your child by encouraging active learning Create an optimal.

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February 17, 2021

The Complete Guide to Florida Standard Assessments

Key Takeaways: FSAs are given to all public school students in 3rd – 10th grades FSAs determine if your child will progress to 4th grade FSAs may determine if.

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February 3, 2021

7 Tips to Help Your ADHD Child Succeed in Virtual School

ADHD resources and support in Fort Lauderdale Key Takeaways: Students with ADHD may struggle more when attempting virtual learning Additional support services may be altered or suspended There are.

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January 20, 2021

8 Virtual Learning Challenges for Children with Learning Differences

Virtual learning has become necessary for many during the COVID-19 crisis Key challenges facing students with learning difficulties include: Trouble staying focused. Trouble following complex directions. Trouble working independently..

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January 6, 2021

The ABCs of SLDs: A Primer on Dysgraphia

Understanding the issues, causes, and signs of dysgraphia Dysgraphia at a glance: A neurological learning difference related to difficulties with handwriting, typing, or spelling Can be an acquired (through.

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December 16, 2020

Understanding Different Types of Dyslexia: Rapid Naming Deficit

The signs, causes, and treatment of rapid naming deficit Dyslexia is a common learning difference that is often misunderstood. For instance, did you know that children with dyslexia can.

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December 2, 2020

Different Types of Dyslexia: Surface Dyslexia

The signs, causes, and treatment of surface dyslexia Dyslexia is a learning difference that can make it difficult for your child to learn to read. You may know something.

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November 18, 2020

Understanding Phonological Dyslexia

The subtypes of dyslexia Perhaps you know the basics about dyslexia. However, you may not be aware that children with dyslexia can struggle in one or several different areas,.

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