Archives for November, 2012

Developing Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Developing Your Child's Self-Esteem From: http://kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/feelings/self_esteem.html# Healthy self-esteem is like a child's armor against the challenges of the world. Kids who know their strengths and weaknesses and feel good about themselves seem to have an easier time handling conflicts and resisting negative pressures. They tend to smile more readily and enjoy life. These kids are realistic and generally optimistic. In contrast, kids with Read full article »

Special Education Resources in International Schools

Here's an interview with International Educational Consultant, Rebecca Grappo, M. Ed. that's helpful for parents looking into special educational programs at international schools. Interview with Rebecca Grappo, M.Ed. An International Educational Consultant http://www.expats-moving-and-relocation-guide.com/special-educational-resources-in-international-schools.html Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!