Archives for October, 2013

An app called Scribblenauts Remix

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/scribblenauts-remix/id444844790   You might have heard of this app called Scribblenauts Remix.  The object of the game is for Maxwell to get a starlite.  To get a starlite he has to solve a problem.  This is where a child needs to be creative and to use literacy skills to read the problem and to type the word or words to solve Read full article »

Whole Body Listening

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a great site that can be used to help kids work on a variety of academic skills. It uses videos along with verbal explanations of a wide variety of topics - from simple addition up to decimals and even calculus! It also has videos that can spark kids' interest in different topics in the areas of science Read full article »

Does my child need occupational therapy?

I found this article recently that I find is very useful in answering a lot of initial questions parents/teachers might have regarding occupational therapy for a child. What do you look for when considering referring them for OT? What are typical fine/gross motor developmental benchmarks? Click on the link below to read an article that may be helpful in answering some of those questions.   Does My Child Need OT? 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!