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Instructing Directly? Instructional Methods for Effective Teaching

Direct Instruction? What’s that? Even though we are best known for helping students overcome their challenging behavior, a heavy focus of Lodestone Academy is teaching.  Some of our students are on standard diploma tracks, we utilize a teaching method known as Direct Instruction (DI).  DI is a science-based method to teach students through clear, concise […]

Florida Association of Behavior Analysis

Florida Association of Behavior Analysis

A few weeks ago (October 1st through October 3rd) the 35th annual meeting of The Florida Association for Behavior Analysis (FABA) was held. FABA hosts an excellent conference each year showcasing some of the latest research and effective intervention in the field of behavior analysis. As part of our ongoing professional development several Lodestone staff […]

An Exciting New School Year!

An Exciting New School Year!

As we finish our first week, I want to take a moment to reflect on this summer, and describe the vision for Lodestone in the upcoming school year. Two years ago, Lodestone began in converted warehouse building on Bumby with one student.  We have since moved, and grown into a space with three separate buildings […]