Resources

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

  • Evidence-Based Reading Instruction with the Reading League

    Learn more about evidence-based reading instruction with the Reading League. Watch this round-table discussion with classroom teachers, administrators, parents, college professors, and psychologists.  These professionals share their stories and insights on the importance highly effective, evidence-based reading instruction.

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  • Dysgraphia

    Understand more about dysgraphia. Explore Understood.org’s comprehensive resources related to dysgraphia.

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  • Executive Function and Reading

    Learn more about executive function and reading. Understood.org explains why and how executive functioning issues can impact reading development. The article outlines 5 ways executive functioning can affect reading including letter recognition, sounding out words, understanding works with multiple meanings, passive voice, and focus and memory.

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  • Self-Regulated Strategy Development

    Understand self-regulated strategy development through exploring the thinkSRSD.com website. This site is run community of teachers and researchers who use and study Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) and provides useful information and explanation on this complex approach to teaching writing including articles, videos, and other resources.

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  • Elementary students practice reading and writing sight words with individual white boards

    The Reading and Writing Connection

    What is Reading? Reading is a complex process, and reading skills are considered to develop in a hierarchy according to Jeanne Chall’s Stages of Reading Development. In order to support the development of reading skills, it is essential that educators understand how reading develops. What is the Writing Connection? Reading and writing largely depend upon the

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  • 30 Million Word Gap

    Understand the history of the 30 million word gap. NPR breaks down the implications and history behind the often cited 30 million word gap study and explores new findings and research on how to best help all children achieve in school.  

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    Working Memory in the Classroom

    This Understood.org article breaks down how working memory impacts different academic subjects, such as math and reading, and offers some key takeaways to consider in supporting working memory in the classroom to reduce the cognitive load.

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  • Oral Versus Written Language: Differences Can Make a Difference!

    by Terrill Jennings and Dr. Charles Haynes In From Talking to Writing (Jennings & Haynes, 2018), we argue that oral language is important for writing; however, differences between these two modes of communication can challenge students with dyslexia and related language learning difficulties. Two major barriers to converting oral language to written text are transcription

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    Landmark’s Six Teaching Principles™

    The foundation of all instruction at Landmark School is made up of six important teaching principles. These principles guide how teachers approach the presentation of both content and skills across the curriculum. Teaching Principle #1: Provide Opportunities for Success Providing students with opportunities for success is key. Failure and poor self-esteem often result when teachers challenge

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