Tag archives for parents

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 »

Children’s Books on Special Needs

Explaining a disability to your child or his classmates, friends and young relatives can be a challenge for parents. These books discuss special needs in a kid-friendly way that can shine a positive light on a tricky topic. 1. Asperger Syndrome Cover image courtesy of Jessica Kingsley PublishersAll Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann; 65 pages. Each glossy page has a color Read full article »

Developing memory

Teaching and parenting children with learning differences can mean coming across a number of issues with memory.  The following article from www.teachingld.org addresses this issue. "It’s important to understand that this problem often is not the result of laziness or simple incompetence. While lack of effort in learning can lead to the same outcome, some students experience the problem even though Read full article »

Dyslexia Parents Resource

A parent shared this wonderful resource regarding Dyslexia, and would like to share this with parents and teachers. Visit the website here.   Read full article »

Parents reading tips English, Korean, Tagalog and more

The following link contains tips for parents in encouraging reading at each stage from Kindergarten through to Third Grade.  They are available in around nine languages including Tagalog, English, Korean, Spanish and Russian.  Scroll to the bottom of the page for the full language selection. http://www.colorincolorado.org/guides/readingtips 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!