Tag archives for School

ADHD Back-to-School Prep: 10 Talks to Have for a Great School Year

ADHD Back-to-School Prep: 10 Talks to Have for a Great School Year The beginning of the school year is a great time to sit down and have conversations with your ADHD child and the other important people in his life to make sure you're all on the same page when it comes to managing his ADHD symptoms. As the year moves Read full article »

Our famous friends…

A couple of good friends of mine sent me their thoughts on growing up with dyslexia, ADHD etc. Orlando Bloom Richard Branson OK so unfortunately neither Mr. Bloom or Mr. Branson are friends of mine but I found both of these little clips really inspiring.  Branson in particular seems to have excelled in ways that probably NO ONE in school thought he would. Read full article »

End Distractibility: Improving ADHD Focus at Home and School

http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/5934.html ADHD students can easily daydream, lose focus, and drift off during school. Find out how to help children with attention deficit disorder fend off distractions and stay focused on the task at hand. The problem: The ADHD student doesn't seem to be listening or paying attention to class material. He may be daydreaming, looking out the window, or focused on irrelevant Read full article »

Learning Support and ESL

In Learning Support we often have referrals for students who are receiving English as a Second Language services in school.  This most often poses a dilemma about what type of support is going to be most effective for students who seem to be making very limited progress in ESL and there are thoughts that perhaps there is a learning difficulty Read full article »

New school year!

Welcome to school year 2010/2011.  This year the LS team says goodbye, good luck and thank you to Amy Egbuji.  Amy has relocated back to the States with her family.  We wish her the very best and thank you for all the meticulous work she has put into our department over the past few years. We are welcoming a number of 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!