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LATEST POSTS

 
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Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020
By Susan Tomases The pandemic has thrown much into question, not the least of which is the value of a four-year higher education experience with a questionable future of gainful employment or the funds to pay back six-figure loans. There are an...
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Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020
A Black High School Student’s Experience on a Predominantly White Campus By Aliyah Knudsen When I was a freshman, I went to St Mary’s High School in Lynn, Mass. It’s a brick building that looks like a prison, but not in a bad way. A lot of the...
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Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020
By Ariel Martin-Cone Members of the Landmark High School administration crafted a thoughtful and meaningful explanation of the Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter movements for the student body. The article provides clarifying examples that...

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LEARNING

 
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Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019
By Regina G. Richards This is the first installment of a multi-part series about helping children manage homework. The second post covers strategies, organization, and dealing with fatigue, and the third motivation and tools. This article...
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Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2019
By Kristine Burgess Over the school year students receive instruction that should focus on developing skills and making academic gains, but what happens when they leave school for the summer? In order to prevent regression of reading skills in...
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Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Katherine K. Frankel In a recent interview with Education Week, author Jacqueline Woodson, the Library of Congress's 2018­–2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, discussed her concerns about labels like “struggling reader.”...

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LEARNING DISABILITIES

 
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Posted by By Nancy Duggan, MA. S.C. on Monday, March 5, 2018
Decoding Dyslexia Massachusetts (DD-MA) began a campaign in 2012 to raise dyslexia awareness across the state through collaboration with parents, educators, and neuroscience researchers. The effort has made steady progress in building dyslexia...
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Posted by By Angela Timpone Gowans on Wednesday, November 15, 2017
This is part five of the five-part series, What Is a Language-Based Learning Disability?  After I returned from the grocery store for the third time that day because I forgot another essential ingredient for dinner, Dylan laughed and exclaimed, “...
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Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017
What Is a Language-Based Learning Disability? Five Part Series Landmark360.org launched the five-part series What Is a Language-Based Learning Disability? to define and explain Language-Based Learning Disabilities (LBLD), offer tips on...

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SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL
TOPICS

 
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Posted on Friday, November 16, 2018
This is the third post in a five-part series about students, stress, and anxiety. The first article is an overview of anxiety, the second looks at a relaxation program for elementary and middle school students, the fourth explores how mindfulness...
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Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018
This is the first post in a five-part series about students, stress, and anxiety. The second article looks at a relaxation program for elementary and middle school students, the third discusses how a student learned to manage her anxiety, the...
Posted by By Kaleigh Mangiarelli on Tuesday, May 8, 2018
  Whether diagnosed or not, anxiety is something many people deal with on a daily basis. The word "anxiety" gets tossed around a lot in millennial culture, but those of us who have or feel anxiety know the great weight of the word, of the disorder...

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COLLEGE PREP

 
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Posted by By Kerri Coen on Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Read more posts about Navigating the College Admissions Process for Students with Learning Disabilities.  Tips for Rising Seniors & Their Parents Rising seniors will be busy this fall exploring many different post-secondary options. Students...
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Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Submitted by Rick Lavoie, Author, Lecturer, Consultant Preparing Your Child (and You) for Transition to College For 30 years, I served as an administrator of residential schools for Special Needs students. One of my responsibilities was designing...

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TEACHING

 
Posted on Monday, April 23, 2018
This is the fourth post in a five-part series about Executive Function. Each post includes downloadable templates to use at home and in the classroom. The first article is about managing time. The second addresses managing materials, the third...
Posted on Wednesday, April 11, 2018
This is the third post in a five-part series about Executive Function. Each post includes downloadable templates to use at home and in the classroom. The first article is about managing time. The second addresses managing materials, the fourth...
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Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018
This is the second post in a five-part series about Executive Function. Each post includes downloadable templates to use at home and in the classroom. The first article is about managing time, the third addresses managing information, the fourth...

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