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

  • Study Skills and Academic Competence

    Learn more about the relationship between study skills and academic competence. This academic journal article from The School Psychology Review outlines the importance of identifying evidence based strategies to help students improve their study skills.

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  • Support the Executive Functions

    Understand how to support the executive functions in your classroom.  Edutopia outlines that encouraging metacognition, reviewing before new learning begins, and learning time management techniques can help students develop strong executive function skills.

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  • Youcubed

    Explore the youcubed website.  This site is dedicated to empowering teachers to understand and use the latest research to teach math.

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  • The Trifecta: Executive Function, Anxiety, and Self-Regulation

    by Laura Polvinen and Helene Dionne, PhD

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  • Effective Use of Context Vocabulary

    Vocabulary words are most useful to students when they recognize them in their reading and can use them in their writing. Therefore, it is important to introduce students to unfamiliar words before they are exposed to them in a text. If students come across an unfamiliar word while reading, they are more likely to wonder

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    Metacognition and Reading Comprehension

    “Creating and improvising opportunities to involve students in the learning process allows students to become aware of how they learn and why certain skills benefit them. As a result, students are more motivated and more likely to apply those skills when working independently. In short, an included student becomes an invested student who is eager

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  • My Favorite Teachers: A Reflection for Dyslexia Awareness Month

    by Keryn Kwedor

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  • Games to Reinforce Reading and Spelling

    The Relationship Between Reading and Spelling What are the most effective methods for reading instruction? Much of the scientific research and data points to the importance of using a systematic approach to teaching reading. In other words, instruction must start with the origin of reading: recognizing, understanding, and manipulating the sounds we hear in our

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  • Cognitive Resilience

    Learn about cognitive resilience in children with reading difficulties. This research explores factors that can offset reading failure or difficulty in children. Specifically, the paper looks at both cognitive and social-emotional protective elements that can help children in the school setting find success despite any noted reading or other learning difficulty.  

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