Tag Archives: language-based learning disabilities

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN EXECUTIVE FUNCTION AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Submitted by: Linda Gross, M.A., CCC-SLP – Landmark High School Speech-Language Pathologist/Consultant and Landmark Outreach Program Adjunct Faculty Much has been written and discussed in recent years about Executive Function (EF) challenges faced by students diagnosed with a language-based learning … Continue reading

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AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR VANESSA RODRIGUEZ

Submitted by: Jessie Voigts, PhD, publisher, WanderingEducators, founder, Teen Travel Blogging Program, co-founder, WritingWalkingWomen. Dr. Jessie Voigts from Wandering Educators recently reviewed Landmark360 expert blogger Vanessa Rodriguez’s latest release, “The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education”. … Continue reading

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ADVENTURE IS OUT THERE

Submitted by: Tristan Whitehouse, faculty member at Landmark High School Not all classrooms need walls – or proper floors for that matter. What they do need is people willing to learn together through exploration. Over the past decade, outdoor education programs … Continue reading

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LESSONS LEARNED

Submitted by: Adam Hickey Ed.M, M.S. Ed – Landmark School Outreach Consultant and Research Coordinator Lessons Learned While On the Road with Landmark Outreach The Landmark School Outreach Program has a long and storied history of extending Landmark School’s influence … Continue reading

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DEBATE = EMPOWERMENT

Submitted by Caleb Koufman, faculty member at Landmark High School When most people imagine the extracurriculars offered at a school for students with language-based learning disabilities​, such as dyslexia​, debate club is usually not among them. Just like any presumptions … Continue reading

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JUST EFFECTIVE TEACHING

Submitted by Bill Barrett, Director of Faculty Recruiting and Teacher, Landmark School Although it is almost 16 years ago, I can still remember the feeling I had entering my first public school teaching job.  I was hired to teach four … Continue reading

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GROWING GIANTS

In case you missed it, giant pumpkins have been in the news. While we have been attending to our teaching and various daily obligations, monitoring presidential debates or developments in the Middle East, the world of giant pumpkin growing was … Continue reading

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