ClassroomEvents Notes

 

 

                                                                                                                        

From the Resource Team                                                      

WHAT DO WE DO?                                         

  • We consult regularly with classroom teachers to discuss and assist with the learning and behaving of their students.
  • We act as case managers for our students with special needs.
  • We assist classroom teachers with programming for students on Individual Education Plans and adapted programs.
  • We have regularly scheduled problem solving meetings with a school team to brain storm and problem solve around individual students who may not be meeting with success in their learning and/or behaviour.
  • We work closely with our Educational Assistants so that they can develop skills to work as successfully with our students as possible.

 

Recommended links:

 

General Problem Solving

 

  • Knowledge Adventure – Pick an exciting game that builds science, math, or word skills for students in preschool through sixth grade.
  • Kaeru Jump – Can you make all the stones disappear by helping the frog hop on each one?
  • FunBrain Junior – Build your brainpower while you play Beach Ball Balance, Beaker Bonanza, Deep Letter Dive, and lots of other fun games.
  • Smarty Games – Choose from a variety of fun, educational games that challenge kids’ math, logic, and reading skills.
  • Brain Den – Kids can challenge themselves to solve logic riddles, matchstick puzzles, and more.
  • Topmarks Reading and Math Games – Kids ages 3-14 can choose from a variety of reading and math games that build their problem solving skills as they count sea creatures, spice up a scary story with adjectives, match animals to their sounds, and more.

 

Puzzles and Patterns

 

  • Pattern Quest – Are you ready for a challenge? Put on your thinking cap and find the secret car pattern, one tricky clue at a time!
  • Shape Sequences – Figure out which shape completes the pattern in this interactive, colorful game with fun sounds and animations.
  • Pattern Matcher – Look at the silly pictures to discover their repeating patterns!
  • Memorize Patterns – Memorize each pattern, but be quick! It’s your job to repeat it when it disappears.
  • Pattern Games – Kids can learn to recognize patterns as they play a number sequence game or help a dog cross the pattern bridge.

 

Math Problems and Games

 

  • Fast Math in Outer Space – You can solve math problems to shoot down enemy ships and win the space battle.
  • Math Playground – Choose your math skill level from first through sixth grade and then race your pony in the Division Derby, compete in the Math Millionaire game show, play with the animals of Fraction Forest, and more!
  • Math Zone – Want to learn about number lines with Cake Monster or win in MathCar Racing? Check out the Math Zone!
  • Interactive Math Games – Improve your math skills with Monkey Drive, practice multiplication in Fruit Splat, or try the Animal Rescue Number Line.
  • The Kidz Page – Try the Math Race or solve the Pirate Picture Math Puzzle!

 

Reading Games

 

  • Alphabetter – Can you match each letter to the word it begins in this colorful, animated game?
  • English Language Arts Games – Young readers with a range of ability levels can try the School Bus Spelling Game or play Sentence Spinner to add goofy adjectives to sentences.
  • Greek Word Roots – Play the It’s Greek to Me game to strengthen your knowledge of Greek word roots as you represent your country in the Olympic Games.
  • Starfall – Would you like to practice forming words and sentences while hearing them spoken aloud? Check out the cute, animated reading games at Starfall!
  • Teach Your Monster to Read – Kids preschool age and beyond will love this engaging series of games that build reading skills. Whether children are learning letters and sounds or reading sentences, Teach Your Monster to Read can help them grow and thrive.
  • ABC Countdown – Can you help the monkey practice his alphabet by picking coconuts in the right order?
  • Room Recess – Use context clues to help Sir Readalot make his way through the castle or practice letter sounds with fun, animated characters.

And more Fantasic Resources:

 

 

 

 Agencies/Organizations: 

  • New Centre For Children and Families who live with Autism.

There is a new centre opening up aimed as assisting children who have been diagnosed with Autism, but also those who are not diagnosed but may need some extra skill teaching. They offer traditional therapy for Autism, but also Music and Art therapy as well as a Skill Development Program aimed at children from the ages 3-17 with School Skills, Play Skills, etc. Their website is easy to navigate. Have a look :) http://www.autismlearningcentre.ca

 

   

Online Tools: 

 

 

  • www.starfall.com Interactive games to teach children to read with phonics.

  • www.anglomaniacy.pl An English-Polish website for children to learn English.

  • www.readtheory.org Offers online reading activities to improve reading abilities for students of all ages and levels.

  

Fantastical Resources!

  1. http://ldamanitoba.org
  2. http://winnipegfreepress.com
  3. http://wpl.winnipeg.ca/library/backpages/kidsparents.asp
  4. http://www.abcya.com
  5. http://www.adam.mb.ca
  6. http://www.apps4kids.net
  7. http://www.autismmanitoba.com
  8. http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/specedu/index.html
  9. http://www.parenting.com/gallery/25-iphone-apps-for-kids
  10. http://www.starbucks.ca
  11. http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp

 

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