Tag archives for summer

Strategies for Summer Reading for Children with Dyslexia

By: Dale S. Brown (2007) As a parent, you play a critical role in your child's education during the summer — especially if your child has dyslexia. Without your help, kids are more likely to forget what they learned last year. A recent study estimates that summer loss for all students equals about a month of academic learning. Most likely, children with learning Read full article »

Keep going over summer!

After a long school year children do need to take a break and hang out with family and friends and make the most the long days of freedom ahead. BUT it is very important to maintain reading and other skills over the summer.  This can be done in a fun way and does not have to involve tutors or laboriously slaving Read full article »

Springtime Planning for Transitions

  A little planning can help your special education child make the transition from school to summer. If you follow these steps, it can be less stressful, and more enjoyable, for everyone involved. The sun is beginning to shine, and the fresh smells of spring are upon us. This time of year is always a favorite of mine, whether I am at Read full article »

ADD/ADHD Summer Camp Directory

http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/8412.html CANADA Camp Kirk Ontario, Canada Web: www.campkirk.com Toll-free: 866-982-3310 Camp Kirk offers a Canadian coed overnight camp experience for children ages 6-13 with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, autism spectrum disorders, incontinence, and/or bedwetting difficulties. Since 1993, Camp Kirk has provided a nurturing, noncompetitive environment. Allow your child to feel the magic of empowerment through the Camp Kirk experience. Camp Kodiak Ontario, Canada Web: www.campkodiak.com Toll-free: 877-569-7595 An integrated, noncompetitive 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!