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Five Tips for Easing Your Child’s Transition Back to School

2013/07/29 By Dani Gillman Remember that old back to school commercial with the mom floating down the aisle of the office supplies store while the holiday classic “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” played? I never really appreciated that commercial until I became a parent and prepared to send my own child back to school after a long Read full article »

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 »

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 »

Transitioning to Middle School

Our Grade 4 students are beginning to start to think about their big move to Middle School. We are already starting to plan ahead to make sure that they have asuccessful and end to Elementary School and a wonderful beginning to Middle School.  Thank you to all the Grade 4 LS parents who attended our recent parent coffee.  This gave the Read full article »

Moving on and finding a new school.

It can be difficult to find a school that you like, that you think your children will do well in and that is close to your new home and work. When you also have to consider support for learning differences as well, things can become extremely complex.

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!