Class Y40 had a successful first trip to bowling. It was some of our students first time bowling and they all had a great time! They learned to sit and wait for their turn and learned the rules of bowling. Some of them cheered their peers on when they knocked the pins down!
Class Y42 has developed to identify information that makes up their ID such as " picture of me" , name and phone number . As an added touch the students were given wallets to insert their ID' s in. They also used their wallets to store their money to make buy items at Stop & Shop and Home Depot.
Students Declan (Main Site) and Angelina (Bayside HS) participated in the Student Directed IEP program (SDIEP) this school year. This program supports schools in helping students develop independence with the planning, development, and implementation of their IEPs, including leading parts of their IEP meeting!
Class Y42 went on trip to Stop & Shop to buy an item they want and an item their family need in the home. The students were prompted to use their individual shopping lists to find the items and put it in their shopping carts. The students enjoyed this culminating activity!
Class Y42 shopped at Stop & Shop and purchased their items with prompting as needed. This is a great highlight to end the monthly theme.
Class Y42 presented their culminating snack shop aligned to the monthly theme during PS37Q's gallery walk . The students used their money skills to buy their favorite snack from partner teacher Mrs. Small. Class Y42 students helped the visitors to make a treat and give out materials to complete the puzzle piece project for Autism Awareness.
Collaborative Gardening with P811Q@37! Class Y42 worked in groups with PS37 2nd Grade classes to plant the seedlings we purchased at Home Depot. It was such a great work based lesson and application.
Shannon DeMoss shares, "Breakfast with the OTs". Students learned and enjoyed making delicious homemade waffles and adding their favorite toppings. What a way to start the spring break! The students had a blast!
Shannon DeMoss shares, related service providers at 140 organized a school wide egg-hunt for our wonderful students. The students enjoyed collecting colorful goodie filled eggs throughout the hallway, and our speech providers did 'tattoo paintings'. It was a great day! Thank you to everyone who contributed and assisted!
Economics: Can I Buy It? Class Y42 walked to Home Depot to buy garden seedlings. They used construction paper to make wallets. All the students made individual purchases with staff support as needed.
Ms. Margarita, a Speech Teacher at P811Q @ PS140Q came into our class for a J.A.R. lesson (Jobs and Responsibilities). The students made apple donuts and really enjoyed it!
The students took a quiz and based off of their responses, they were placed in one of the 4 houses of Hogwarts School in Harry Potter. They are all wearing the magic sorting hat.
X42 made a textured moon using flour, salt, paint and glitter. I can engage in sensory and make a textured Moon.
Class V30 has been learning about spring. We learned about things that we see in spring, spring activities and spring holidays. We worked on matching colored tissue paper to create colorful flowers. Our hands got very sticky, but we had fun!!
Class V30 began learning about the Unique Learning System theme of the month: Wants and Needs. We learned key vocabulary words for each category. We wrote about things we want and things we need. Students were very creative with their drawings and writing!
Ms. Lyndsay's and Ms. Deirdre's classes enjoyed making a healthy snack! The students each had a job to complete during the lesson. They took turns reading and following the recipe. When they were done, they completed a recipe review and shared their thoughts about the recipe with their friends.
X42 celebrates World Autism Day at 811.
March Student of the Month
Class Y-30 @ 147 Celebrates Autism Awareness Day by listening to a reading of “Just Ask” by Sonia Sotomayer, completing comprehension questions related to the story and painting puzzle pieces for our bulletin board. Why fit in when we were born to STAND OUT.