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THE TEACHING BRAIN

Submitted by Vanessa Rodriguez, Doctoral Candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of the The Teaching Brain: The Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education We’ve been hearing long, loud, and numerous complaints about the state of … Continue reading

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LIFE AFTER LANDMARK

Submitted by Stephanie Johnston, parent of a former Landmark School student All parents worry, but parents of children who learn differently worry a lot more.  From the time our son started school we worried.  There were vague worries: why isn’t … Continue reading

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ASKING FOR HELP

Submitted by Nicole Subik, Learning Specialist at Villanova University’s Learning Support Services Why is it that many of us view asking for help as a sign of failure? If you are traveling from Point A to Point B and stop to … Continue reading

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AN EMPTY SEAT AT THE TABLE

Submitted by Rick Lavoie, Author, Lecturer, Consultant Preparing Your Child (and You) for Transition to College For thirty years, I served as an administrator of residential schools for Special Needs students. One of my responsibilities was designing the Autumn Arrival … Continue reading

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31 DAYS OF KINDNESS

Submitted by Brandi-Lin Ebersole, Landmark High School Faculty Photography and videography by Ebersole Photography School is a place we learn facts, methods, and grow our skills. When a teacher sits down to write a lesson she thinks, “how am I … Continue reading

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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

Submitted by Bob Broudo, Headmaster of Landmark School Advocates and educators across the country took extra time during this National Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities Awareness Month to increase understanding of learning disabilities, which affect one in seven Americans. Not surprisingly, … Continue reading

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BRIDGING BRAIN RESEARCH AND DYSLEXIA AWARENESS

Submitted by Nadine Gaab, PhD., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston Children’s Hospital /Harvard Medical School, Principal Researcher at the Gaab Laboratory, member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and faculty adjunct at Brandeis University … Continue reading

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HOLDEN CAULFIELD AND ME

Submitted by Rachel Urbonas, Landmark School Senior, writing to the late J.D. Salinger after having read The Catcher in the Rye Dear Mr. Salinger, When I was first assigned your novel, The Catcher in the Rye, I was expecting another … Continue reading

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MAKING HANDPRINTS: A SUMMER IN BARANOVO

Submitted by Erin D’Agostino, former Landmark High School Science and Tutorial Teacher. Erin is currently working at the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) at Albert Einstein Medical College. She plans to pursue an MD in Developmental Pediatrics. During my … Continue reading

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AN OASIS OF DIGNITY

Three Commencement Lessons Submitted by Donna Hicks, Ph.D., Author of Dignity and Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. Ms. Hicks delivered Landmark’s 2013 commencement address. It was pouring down rain on Friday June 7 — graduation day for the … Continue reading

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