Archives for Math Skills

ISM’s Parent Book Club

  Join the parent book talk with ISM’s guidance team as they discuss the new book Mind in the Making by Ellen Galinsky. There are two groups: one on Tuesdays and one on Thursdays with the first session beginning Thursday February 10, 2011. Sessions will be held from 8-10:00am in room 1057 until the Month of May. Read full article »

LD OnLine Forums

Research, ask questions, interact or read messages posted by parents and educators about LD and ADHD issues. http://www.ldonline.org/xarbb/?catid=769 Read full article »

Partial sums what??? I didn’t learn that in school!

Most parents get confused when their children tell them that it's not how they do it in school.  I am talking about the way algorithms are taught in the Everyday Math program.  Partial sums, differences, products, quotients, what are those?  To make it easier on the parents and to provide consistency in the way the algorithms are taught, please click on Read full article »

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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!