Monday, February 20, 2012

Getting into the swing

Where have the first few weeks of school gone?
Everyone is getting into the swing of things, Missy's new male teacher is getting his head around Missy's technology and adaptions to activities. It's a lot to take in, thankfully Miss H is there to guide each new teacher with what works best.
While Missys still uses her Dynavox V-Max for the majority of school work, the I-Pad2is increasily used as a reference manual, dictionary, thesaurus, camera, tables of information. We have also been using the Sound Note app on the I-Pad to record Missy's teachers explanation of concepts, which are proving really helpful at home for myself and Missy. She can replay the explanation over and over again, pause if necessary and everyone at home can be consistent with their explanations.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Back to School

Well, the school holidays are over and my kids are pretty pleased to be back, Missy especially. Missy is in Yr 5 and has a male teacher this year a first for her, she thinks he is great. H-HO is in Yr 1.
The girls had a great holiday with most things ticked off their wish list. I didn't get as much ABR done as I would of like, anyway we had fun.