Learning Lab Blog

January 27, 2022

The Wait-And-See Approach to Learning and Why It Never Works

Why the wait-and-see approach fails struggling readers and other children with learning differences  Key takeaways: A wait-and-see approach to learning can set up a child for a lifetime of.

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January 25, 2022

What Is the 3rd Grade Wall and What Does It Mean for Students With Dyslexia?

Why third grade can make or break a school career  Key takeaways: Third grade is when students go from “learning to read” to “reading to learn” Third-grade students should.

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December 8, 2021

The Learning Lab’s Core Values – Attitude of Gratitude: The Benefits of Dyslexia and ADHD

Why these learning differences are gifts  Key takeaways: The right hemisphere of the brain is 10% larger in children with dyslexia The right brain controls creativity, empathy, emotion, and.

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November 24, 2021

Learning Lab’s Core Values – Action Oriented: How to Set Realistic Goals for Children With Learning Differences

Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals for success  Key takeaways: We set S.M.A.R.T. goals We create short-term and long-term goals We ensure learning goals are attainable and realistic  We track progress and.

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November 10, 2021

What Is Growth Mindset and How Do We Teach It at the Learning Lab?

How having a growth mindset helps children with learning differences achieve milestones Key takeaways: A growth mindset involves having a positive outlook regarding challenges and setbacks. It centers on.

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October 27, 2021

Marathon Mentality: Addressing Dyslexia and ADHD at Every Age

Tips on helping your child thrive in school and life Key takeaways: Early intervention and the commitment it requires are essential for both dyslexia and ADHD. Academic software can.

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October 13, 2021

Learning Lab’s Core Values – Open Heart: How to Learn on Their Terms

How we use open hearts to teach children with learning differences Key takeaways: All behavior is a form of communication We see every child through loving, understanding eyes Learning.

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September 22, 2021

7 Tips for Transitioning Back to in-Person Learning

Advice for parents of kids learning in a physical classroom  Key takeaways: Establish your new routine Put your child to bed earlier Re-establish a morning routine Lay out school.

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September 8, 2021

A Back-to-School Guide for Kids With Dyslexia

School’s here! Key takeaways: Keep the lines of communication open Share your child’s most recent evaluations, tests, and school records Let the school/teachers know about your child’s IEP Invest.

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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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