December 16, 2017

Math Challenge: Representing Scale in the Solar System

Mr. Loar’s math students were recently presented with a unique challenge: represent the distance between the planets in our universe in the 3rd floor hallway of Linden Grove School. Students first viewed a video of Bill Nye the Science Guy … Continue reading

Be Like Iggy!   

Some kids build with LEGO™, others construct great block towers, and still more sculpt with sand or clay. But none are better at building than Iggy Peck, who built a Sphinx on his front lawn out of dirt clods and … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Cooking Up Speech

There’s nothing like a good snack in speech-language therapy – just ask our K-2 students! Mrs. Detzel’s most recent “cooking class” had Linden Grove School’s youngest students each creating his or her own personal trail mix. Students could choose from … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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. … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Tips for Homework Success

Good homework skills are important for success in school – and beyond. They teach self-sufficiency, responsibility, and how to follow directions. For many parents, getting kids to do their homework can be a challenge; and when a child has autism, … Continue reading

Some Things Old, Some Things New

Some things old, some things new . . . and a great deal blue! That was the reaction among returning students and family members at LGS’s recent Open House. The most obvious change to LGS is the use of the … Continue reading