September 26, 2017

LINDEN GROVE SCHOOL


Specialized Learning for the Whole Child
Linden Grove School is a private, state-accredited, not-for-profit school that offers an alternative learning program for students primarily diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder and who struggle in a more traditional school setting. Linden Grove addresses many of the academic, sensory, social, communication, and behavioral needs common for children with autism and other related learning and behavioral disorders.

INSIDE LGS

Ten Things Parents Can Do to Help their Child with Autism

You’re finally in the routine of a new school year. You’ve filled out all the paperwork, met your child’s teachers, purchased everything on the school’s supply list, and marked your calendar with important dates. Take a deep breath and savor the moment. Then prepare yourself for whatever comes next. Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother of two sons with ASD and author of Raising Autism: … Read More

Portrait Photography Encourages Discussions on Expression 

Portrait photography is the opening unit in a new Art and Technology elective for 6-8 grade students. Students are considering how photographs of a person can capture their personality. Students are also learning how photo editing can adjust a viewer’s perception of the person in the photograph. Students began the unit by taking photographs of each other in various poses and capturing … Read More

21st Century Lesson in Circuits

Remember learning about circuits in science class? Perhaps you learned how electrical energy travels through a circuit from a source (battery) along a path (wire) to an appliance (light bulb.) 6-8 team students of Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Loar are learning about circuits utilizing 21st century technologies and with a higher level of sophistication. Students utilize “kits” including the … Read More

Beloved Bear Inspires Grammar Lesson

Some of the best stories are real stories. In this case it’s the story of Winnie, the black bear who inspired some of the best-loved children’s stories featuring a bear and his friends who live in the Hundred Acre Wood. LGS 4-6 team students recently enjoyed the book Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, by Lindsay Mattick. The book is a story within a story: a … Read More

Students Share Hopes and Dreams

When you were in school, what did you dream of becoming? A basketball player, a rock star, or perhaps an international spy? At the beginning of each new school year, LGS teachers ask their students about their hopes and dreams for the year. In some instances, students are asked about the types of things they like to learn. In others students are asked about their hopes and dreams related to … Read More