Doug Laczynski, Brehm’s Director of Facilities, and his staff have spent the summer remodeling the bathroom and shower room areas in Dorm 2. The renovations will make the areas more efficient and more private for our students. In addition to the Dorm 2 project, we are...
Writing

Writing

This week we are searching the galaxy of ideas to writing topics. Using the T-Chart brainstorming strategy, students are searching the galaxy of their minds for their likes/dislikes, typical events/unusual events, and more to create lists of ideas that could later be...
Reading

Reading

As a class, we are well on our way into some serious research on the planets of our solar system. Using Pages, Google as our search engine, and many bells and whistles to spice up our findings and visuals, the students are learning the most interesting interstellar...
Math

Math

This week in Math class we discussed ways to count large bodies of objects like all the stars in our galaxy.  We overlapped it with large bodies of water and volume.  The students are working on trusting me and their fellow classmates and gaining the confidence to...
Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

This week, students are being introduced to the LiveScribe Pen, an amazingly liberating note-taking device that this instructor believes might have helped produced more doctors, lawyers, mathematicians and such, had it been around longer than it has. Students were...