Archives for September, 2013

Number Pieces App

Here's a new free app in Math developed by the Math Learning Center that matches our practice of emphasis on flexible thinking than on getting the answer correctly using only one method.  In this app the students can use the number pieces to show their answer.  They can join the pieces in groups of ten or break them apart.  The Read full article »

Social Thinking

On Monday September 16, Michelle Garcia Winner will come to ISM work with the learning support team. She will be observing in classrooms and providing suggestions and feedback on students who could benefit from a "social thinking" program or strategies. There is a parent session on Tuesday September 17 from 8-10am in the Little Theatre which is open to anyone who would like Read full article »

Handwriting Without Tears: Wet-Dry-Try Suite for Capitals, Numbers & Lowercase

  Handwriting Without Tears: Wet-Dry-Try Suite for Capitals, Numbers & Lowercase By Handwriting Without Tears & Get Set for School Make handwriting practice fun! With our Wet-Dry-Try Suite App, children learn and practice correct formation habits for writing capitals, numbers, and lowercase letters. The app simulates our Slate Chalkboard and Blackboard with Double Lines and helps children learn handwriting skills in the easiest, 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!