It's All Relative

It’s All Relative

3 Tips For Helping Relatives Understand Your Complex Learner No matter what holidays you celebrate at this time of year you can pretty much count on seeing relatives that you otherwise don’t spend a lot of time with. As a result, you might get a few raised eyebrows when you

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Women in History Project

Connections In History: Influential Women Across The Years

Harriet Tubman. Ruby Bridges. Frida Kahlo. These are just some of the extraordinary women Room 8 students studied during their Women in History unit. Students were each assigned an important woman in history to research. After learning about their subject’s life and work, each student wrote a presentation about them.  Students

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Stress: The Holiday Gift You Want To Return

Stress: The Holiday Gift You Want to Return

4 Tips for Surviving Holiday Hassles The turkey is gone, your favorite coffee shop is serving peppermint and gingerbread drinks, and Christmas music is taking over the radio. You know what that means – it’s officially the holiday season. Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, New Years – whatever you celebrate, the rush

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The World of Complex Learners: Gratitude

Gratitude: So Much More Than a Stuffed Turkey

It’s mid-November, the time of year for turkey and shopping and eating and family and celebration and football! And like the name of our Thanksgiving holiday suggests, it’s a time to reflect on all we are thankful for. But scientists tell us if we demonstrate gratitude all year round it

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5 Takeaways from The Wolf School's Complex Learners Conference

5 Takeaways from The Wolf School’s Fourth Annual Complex Learners Conference

Every year special education professionals, classroom teachers, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and parents gather at The Wolf School for a singular purpose – to increase their knowledge of children with complex learning and attention issues and share strategies to support the optimal cognitive and social growth of Complex

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Trick or Treat?

Halloween: Trick or Treat?

Making Halloween happier for everyone! Take weeks of kids talking about costumes, numerous parties in school and in the community, constant Halloween movies on TV, stores filled with noisy orange and black decorations, and a candy explosion everywhere you go. Now add in a child who’s prone to meltdowns, is

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There were smiles all around at the Fall Festival!

The Wolf School Fall Festival!

The Wolf School held its first Fall Festival on Saturday, October 13th. Students, staff, and families came together for an afternoon filled with fall fun! From an inflatable slide and obstacle course, face painting, pumpkin decorating stations, Spike’s Hot Dogs, and even a chance to dunk your teacher (or your

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Do you dread homework as much as your child?

5 tips to help make homework time easier! Homework. Is this a word that conjures more fear than a horror movie, more anxiety than a dentist appointment, more avoidance than cleaning the bathroom? Is it a time of day that means frustration, struggles, tears, arguments, and defeat in your home?

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20 wishes for 20 years of Wolf!

To celebrate The Wolf School turning 20 years old, we threw a birthday party! Students, Board Members, and staff came together on September 13th for a very special birthday party at All-School Assembly with cake, singing, and even 20 wishes for The Wolf School. Head of School, Anna Johnson, asked

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Getting your child to open up about school

How was school? Fine.

You’re excited to hear about his day and want him to open up but you just can’t seem to get your child to talk. So, what do you do? How do you get your child to open up about the school day?

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