Tag archives for Social Skills

AMAZING list of social skills and language skills apps

One dedicated blogger took SIX MONTHS to put together this amazingly comprehensive list of apps for social thinking and language skills.  It is a downloadable PDF that unfortunately doesn't link directly to iTunes but it is a great list!  Many thanks to the author.   Read full article »

Social Thinking Groups – Grades 3 & 4

Hi.  This week we have been making plans for the weeks ahead and identifying what we want to get better at and what we want to focus on.  We have been looking at ways in which to identify expected and unexpected behaviour.  Coming into class and having the teacher standing on the desks is an unexpected behaviour.  Coming out of Read full article »

Social competence and the child with learning disabilities

From www.ldonline.org By: Rick Lavoie (2005) Since the inception of the field of learning disabilities in the l960s, helping professionals have concentrated their resources and energies in the remediation and improvement of academic skills. Countless hours of classroom time have been devoted to the children's mastery of the skills related to language arts, mathematics and science. Finally, in the mid-l980s the field Read full article »

Social Thinking-Social Learning Tree

Visit this amazing site for original post and more     Exploring Social Learning by Starting at our Roots By Michelle Garcia Winner, CCC-SLP Learning evolves. The brain’s capacity to acquire new knowledge helps determine how and what we intuitively learn. Some learning happens as a matter of cognitive, social, and emotional development, i.e., from the “inside out,” while other learning happens “from the outside Read full article »

Learning About Emotions

Gametime with Zeebu offers a couple of interactive games to use with children to help theem develop an understanding of emotions and facial expressions.  'Zeebu' is an interactive teachng program with puppets, DVDs etc that is aimed at children with an autism sepctrum disorder but the online games are free and fun! 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!