Tag archives for Rachael Huelskamp

Healthy School Snacks and Lunches Brought From Home.

BBC News recently reported that Ninety-nine out of every 100 packed lunches being eaten by primary school children are reported to be unhealthy and failing to meet nutritional standards. Click here to see full article. If you are like me, your jaw dropped when reading this figure.  Working with students, I see many types of snacks and lunches passing the Read full article »

Turn the White House Blue for International Autism Awareness Day-April 2, 2011

My fellow Americans and friends, I am very excited to share the upcoming chance for us to support the UN World  Autism Day on April 2, 2011.   Turn the White House Blue Last year, the autism community and Autism Speaks lit more than 200 buildings and landmarks blue to mark the UN World Autism Awareness Day – April 2nd. This year, hundreds of buildings Read full article »

Sportsmanship vs The Destroyer of Fun

With annual Sports Day here at ISM, we take the opportunity to teach and remind all students of good sportsmanship and enjoying a full day of wonderful, physical activities that the PE department has taken much time and planning to provide.

Great article on getting your child back into the routine of the new semester after Holiday.

Here is an interesting article posted from LDonline (learning disabilities online) linked to ADDitude Magazine. The Learning Support Department wishes you and your family a happy, healthy and prosperous 2011. http://www.additudemag.com/adhdblogs/10/8233.html Read full article »

Autism Speaks

  Autism Speaks is dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism. Here is the weblink and a great reference for parents, teachers, support staff and friends: Autism Speaks 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!