Learning Lab Blog

August 25, 2021

7 Tips for Creating a Back-to-School Routine

How to prepare your child for a new school year  Key takeaways: Get back on a morning schedule Make sure your child gets enough sleep Lay out clothes the.

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August 11, 2021

What Will School Reopening Look Like This Fall?

What can families expect when school starts again? Key takeaways:* Broward and Miami-Dade counties plan to offer in-person learning five days a week. There will be no remote or.

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July 21, 2021

How Do You Know if Your Child Has Dyslexia?

Identifying typical signs of dyslexia in children Key takeaways:  Dyslexia affects one in five kids It is a learning difference that affects the parts of the brain that process.

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July 7, 2021

5 Common Issues Parents Face With Kids With ADHD

How families can cope with the difficulties of ADHD in children Children with ADHD often: Display defiant or disruptive behavior Become hyper-focused on things that excite them Lack executive.

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June 23, 2021

6 Ways Dyslexia Can Be a Gift

How dyslexia can benefit your child Kids with dyslexia have many gifts, including: Enhanced right-brain skills Think in pictures rather than words Holistic thinking that sees the whole picture.

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June 9, 2021

How COVID-19 Changed Education (Maybe Forever)

4 big changes in education as a result of COVID-19 Key takeaways: Virtual school has had a profound effect on academic achievement COVID-19 may have permanently changed how we.

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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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