April 29, 2017

Creative Lessons Make Math Easy

Everyone knows the Associative Property of Multiplication, right? You know, the property that states that when multiplying three or more real numbers, the product is always the same regardless of their grouping. LGS students recently learned this pre-algebra concept through … Continue reading

Rain Cloud in a Glass

Students of our K-2 team recently learned about clouds and rain using shaving cream, water and food coloring. The class started with glasses of water to which was added a layer of shaving cream – the water representing the atmosphere … Continue reading

Absolutely Incredible Kids!

It’s Absolutely Incredible Kid Day! Each LGS student is receiving a surprise note from at least one family member as well as a note from Mrs. Tennyson, Head of School. Our younger students had their notes read to them and … Continue reading

Students “See” Germs with Glitter

A recent Health experiment helped students “see” germs – invisible things that can cause them and their friends to get sick. Students were asked to wash their hands with soap and water, then glitter was dumped on their hands. After … Continue reading

Kids First with LGS Students

LGS Applied Skills students recently went on a class outing to Kids First Sports Center on East Kemper Road in Cincinnati. They completed three circuits including trampolines, a foam pit, hopping, rolling and climbing. The students absolutely loved it and … Continue reading

A Lesson in Dining Out

Students from the K-2 team recently had a lesson in dining out with assistance from LGS Speech-Language Pathologist Laura Detzel and Occupational Therapist Abby McKenzie. Students took turns donning an apron and chef’s hat to play the role of waiter. … Continue reading

Geology Lesson for Lunch

Students of the 6-8 team recently made appetizing (?) visuals to increase their understanding of the earth’s multi-layered crust. With the help of Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Loar, students constructed sandwiches from the bottom up with the following layers: paper … Continue reading

Get Well Wishes

Tuesday, Feb. 7, was Send a Card to a Friend Day and 2-4 team students practiced writing friendly letters by writing to Fiona, the new baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo. Fiona who was born six weeks premature and still … Continue reading

Why Play Therapy?

National Play Therapy Week (February 5-11, 2017) recognizes how play therapy makes a difference especially among students with autism and similar learning needs. In recent years a growing number of noted mental health professionals have observed that play is as … Continue reading

Hip, Hip Hooray – It’s the 100th Day!

Linden Grove School’s 2-4 team students recently celebrated the 100th day of school. Students were invited to dress up as if they were 100 years old. They were also asked to create a “bucket list” of things they would like … Continue reading