Learning Lab Blog

May 26, 2021

S.M.A.R.T. Summer Literacy Program for Children with Learning Differences

A summer program for children with dyslexia and other learning disabilities Key Takeaways: The summer slide can result in learning losses of up to 20% in reading; 27% in.

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May 12, 2021

How the FLEX Program Can Prevent the Summer Slide

Summer should be a time of fun and relaxation, but you can’t completely close the door on learning Key Takeaways: The summer slide can result in learning losses of.

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April 28, 2021

6 Summer Activities for Kids with Learning Differences

How parents can help enhance summer learning  Tips for enhancing summer learning: Have your child work on lessons for 15-30 minutes a day Create a summer schedule (and stick.

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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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