Language for Scholars: A Communication Skills Building Program In this article we discuss a communication skills building program Leap Learning Systems calls Language for Scholars (LFS), a program developed at the request of a not-for-profit agency in 1994 to help 8th grade urban students who had received scholarships to private high schools. The LFS program focuses on building ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2009
Language for Scholars: A Communication Skills Building Program
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • John Lybolt
    Leap Learning Systems, Chicago, IL
  • Kate Gottfred
    Leap Learning Systems, Chicago, IL
  • Roger Anderson
    Leap Learning Systems, Chicago, IL
  • Abbie Olszewski
    Leap Learning Systems, Chicago, IL
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School-Based Settings / Professional Issues & Training / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   October 01, 2009
Language for Scholars: A Communication Skills Building Program
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, October 2009, Vol. 10, 90-95. doi:10.1044/sbi10.3.90
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, October 2009, Vol. 10, 90-95. doi:10.1044/sbi10.3.90
Abstract

In this article we discuss a communication skills building program Leap Learning Systems calls Language for Scholars (LFS), a program developed at the request of a not-for-profit agency in 1994 to help 8th grade urban students who had received scholarships to private high schools. The LFS program focuses on building classroom communication skills called Academic English.

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