Orientation Week Success!

Orientation Week Success!

Orientation week was packed full of learning experiences and "how to’s."  Students went in small groups to learn how to navigate the Brehm academic program.  They learned how to use their assignment books, how to access their assisted technology, log in to view grades...

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TDF Fall 2017 conference

TDF Fall 2017 conference

BREHM PREPARATORY SCHOOL TO HOST HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL’S 2017 DYSLEXIA FOUNDATION VIDEOCONFERENCE On Friday, October 13, 2017, Brehm Preparatory School, one of the nation’s leading schools for children with learning disabilities, will host the 2017 Harvard Medical...

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Week 1

Week 1

We are off to a very good start for the 2017-2018 school year. Students are transitioning well to their new routine and structure. Almost every child experiences homesickness to some degree, some will enter a “honeymoon” phase and love boarding school immediately and...

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Blackbaud Privacy Information Confirmation

Blackbaud Privacy Information Confirmation

This form has been sent to all Brehm Parents to confirm that they have accessed their Blackbaud Profile and updated their personal privacy settings.  Instructions for accessing Blackbaud and setting up your profile can be found on the website:...

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Alohomora Spell-Unlocking Our Students’ Potentials

Alohomora Spell-Unlocking Our Students’ Potentials

by Courtney Vincent Special Educator Reading and Writing Teaching is not magic. There is no secret potion or sorcery that can take a student’s weaknesses and make them suddenly disappear. No amount of flicking or swishing of a wizard’s wand can take away the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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