Tag archives for professional development

Educational Assistants – a good or a bad thing?

Educational Assistants are professionals who are hired to provide an extra tier of support to children within the academic setting and/or the social environment.  Due to the nature of our host country, the Philippines, we are very privileged to be able to hire extremely well-educated, experienced professionals who are fluent in English and knowledgeable about current educational practices and we are Read full article »

Professional Development Opportunities

Some of out Learning Support staff at International School Manila have wonderful professional learning opportunities coming up in the next few months.  Rachael Huelskamp is traveling to Canada in November along with a Middle School colleague to attend an international conference on Autism http://www.autism.net/welcome-symposium-2010.html This conference is hosting a number of extremely influential and knowlegeable speakers and we look forward to the 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!