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Kristine Burgess, M.S.Ed. (Reading Department Head at Landmark High School)

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Teaching & Instruction

9 Technology Tips to Support Study Skills

In this digital age, students are inundated with technology. From social media to texting, their personal lives revolve around their phones and computers.

Teaching & Instruction

Cognitive Load Theory

John Sweller’s Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) supports the idea that students can learn only if their mental capacity is not overloaded.

Teaching & Instruction

Mindfulness in the Classroom

Study outcomes suggest that mindful meditation decreases anxiety and detrimental self-focus, which, in turn, promotes social skills and academic success for students with learning disabilities.
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Teaching & Instruction

Working Memory and Anxiety

Anxiety is a sense of fear and worry, and it is not uncommon among students with language-based learning disabilities. Here are several strategies from the Landmark School Outreach Program that focus on reducing anxiety.
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