Beyond the physical benefits, physical education can have an enormously positive impact on students with learning differences who can and often do struggle with self-esteem, confidence, and social skills.
You’ve probably wondered why the math your child is doing doesn’t look like the math you did as a child. The simple explanation is your child’s math has been influenced by the success of the tiny country of Singapore whose students dominate international rankings for math and science according to the Trends in International Maths and Science Study (TIMSS).
There are many ways to incorporate Project-Based Learning in a classroom, but it can be even more important for students with learning differences. Read more to see how one Lower School class used a supermarket project to spark deeper understanding and sharpen skills.
Most people don’t understand what the word “occupation” has to do with children, who clearly are not in the market for a job. Occupational, within the profession’s title, refers to the occupations or roles that individuals carry out throughout their daily lives. At Gaynor, our occupational therapists help students become more independent and skilled in their main roles as students and to engage in the world in a meaningful way.
On Thursday, June 14, the graduating class of 2018 gathered on the North Building play deck to pose for a final group picture before putting on their caps and gowns. Soon, they would head down to the gymnasium where approximately 300 people had gathered, ready to celebrate the success of the graduates.
Mr. G from PIX 11’s “It’s a G Thing” stopped by Gaynor to learn more about “Art Works for Puerto Rico” and our yearlong hurricane initiative. As he and his camera crew quickly learned, the project went beyond Gaynor’s walls and deeper than just another art project.