These resources were created and/or collected by Outreach staff to assist you in better understanding how to teach students with LBLD.

  • Supporting High School Student’s Executive Function while Teaching the Writing Process

    By Lauren Morrow I’ve been teaching writing since I started teaching at Landmark, and as someone who enjoys writing, teaching writing has been an exciting (and sometimes frustrating) opportunity for me. The majority of the students I teach have executive functioning deficits; thus, the writing process can seem like an insurmountable task for them. Although

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  • Human Development and Learning

    Learn about the connection between human development and learning. This Edutopia video, which is part of a series called How Learning Happens, highlights the importance of the inclusion of social emotional learning into the school landscape with a focus on the need for strong student and teacher relationships.

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  • Bloom’s Taxonomy

    Explore these question starters that use Bloom’s Taxonomy as a way to effectively structure questions that both gauge and assess students’ level of understanding on a given topic.

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    Expository Writing Across the Curriculum

    “By the time a child is in late elementary school, expository writing demands are almost everywhere, in every subject.” – Jean Gudaitis Tarricone Expository writing begins early and exists in every subject from history to math class. Producing sequential, enumerative, compare/contrast, cause/effect, opinion, and descriptive writing is an everyday occurrence in the curriculum from late

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  • Tips to Address Listening and Speaking Skills in Remote Learning Environments

    By Linda Gross As an educational consultant for the Landmark Outreach Program, I have the privilege of working with special education teachers, general education teachers, teaching assistants, speech-language pathologists (SLPs), reading specialists, and administrators. I get to see first-hand the ways these professionals weave strategies into lessons across all grades and subjects to support all

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  • 360 Thinking and Executive Function

    Understand the concept of “360 Thinking” and executive function.  This article gives insightful tips to help students engage in goal directed behaviors through helping them visualize what they need to do to accomplish tasks. 

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  • Cyberbullying Education

    Explore the need for cyberbullying education The Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) published its findings related to the effectiveness and need to explicitly teach students “Cyberskills” or teach students to engage appropriate social behavior online to help reduce cyberbullying. 

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  • Debunk Popular Dyslexia Myths

    Debunk popular dyslexia myths. This KQED article outlines that the learning challenges that individuals with dyslexia face are not the result of a brain disease but are due to the unique wiring of their brains. The article also summarizes the work popular and well-known theorists and scientists on the topic of what dyslexia is and

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  • Dyslexia Assessments

    Understand the importance of dyslexia assessments. This IDA article explains that an educational assessment is the first step in getting students who may be struggling the reading help that they need to find academic success.

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