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LATEST POSTS


landmark high school steam lab
Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021
By Rob Kahn Many professional visitors to Landmark wrap up their visits by observing: “It’s really remarkable to see the same materials and methods used by teachers in many different classes.” That’s no accident. Visualize Landmark as an inverted...
landmark high school student advocates presentation
Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021
Definition Providing students with opportunities for success is key. Failure and poor self-esteem often result when teachers challenge students beyond their ability. Landmark begins teaching students at their current level of ability. This...
boy reading a book outside
Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021
  We compiled our most popular, topical, and timely blog posts in each of the main categories: College Prep, Learning, Learning Disabilities, Social-Emotional Topics, and Teaching. Please share them with friends, family, and colleagues. Black...

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LEARNING


father and son working on homework
Posted on Tuesday, October 1, 2019
By: Regina G. Richards This is the third installment of a multi-part series about helping children manage homework. The first post is about establishing good habits creating an optimal learning environment. The second post covers homework...
mother and son working on homework at table
Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2019
By: Regina G. Richards This is the second installment of a multi-part series about helping children manage homework. The first post is about establishing good habits creating an optimal learning environment and the third motivation and tools. This...
parent and child doing homework at table.
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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LEARNING DISABILITIES


girl at computer with paper
Posted by By Kristin Stanberry on Tuesday, March 20, 2018
This resource originally appeared on Understood.org. Reprinted courtesy of Understood.org ©2018. Understood, LLC. All rights reserved. This is one of four posts about navigating the IEP process. Read the other articles: Questions to Ask Before...
women in courtroom
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...
father and son at table with list
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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SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL
TOPICS


girl meditating serene location
Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018
By Erin Brewer Take a deep breath in, and a long breath out. Take a moment to notice how you feel, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Feel your feet on the floor. Whether seated or standing, allow your shoulders to track over your hips and...
via valenti headshot
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...
middle school aged boy showing stress
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...

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COLLEGE PREP


girl smiling desk
Posted by By Suzanne Crossman on Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Read more posts about Navigating the College Admissions Process for Students with Learning Disabilities.  "Summer is a great time for students to begin the essay-writing process, when they aren't juggling academics, extracurriculars, and...
girl and mom working
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...
Materials for school
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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