How Teachers Spend Their Summer Vacation 

The end of the 2017-2018 school year is here.  While students are off enjoying their summer long vacation teachers also get a vacation but it’s probably more accurately characterized as a working vacation. One important thing that teachers do over the summer is to reflect on the past school year. Teachers think about what worked what didn’t work and what …

The End is Near But Not Yet Here: How to Finish the School Year Strong

Springtime is like no other time of year.  The warm weather and seemingly longer days beckon us outdoors  and the temptation to slack off on school work may be overwhelming with the end of the school year finally in sight.  If you detect spring fever in your student keep in mind that, for them, finishing the school year strong is …

Dyslexie Font: Developed For Those With Dyslexia

Dyslexia Font is a print and electronic font designed to be easily read by those with dyslexia. The theory behind Dyslexie Font is that when text characters are distinctive it’s unlikely that they will be confusing to read. According to Dyslexiefont.com, “traditional fonts are designed solely from an aesthetic point of view which means they often have characteristics that make …

October is ADHD Awareness Month

      1) ADHD is Real. 2) ADHD is a Common, Non-Discriminatory Disorder. 3) Diagnosing ADHD is a complex process. 4) Other Mental Health Conditions Frequently Co-Occur with ADHD. 5) ADHD is Not Benign. 6) ADHD is Nobody’s FAULT. 7) ADHD Treatment is Multifaceted.   For more information and details visit http://www.adhdawarenessmonth.org/adhd-facts/  

Getting Up and Running With Greenwood Google Account for Parents

Greenwood provides all parents with a Greenwood Google Account so that they may access their student’s progress report 24/7 in a private and secure online setting. Additionally, the Greenwood Google Account is a convenient way to communicate with your student’s teachers. It is simple to use Greenwood Google but first time users may want some instruction for setting up and …

The End is Near But Not Yet Here: How to Finish the School Year Strong

Springtime is like no other time of year.  The warm weather and seemingly longer days beckon us outdoors  and the temptation to slack off on school work may be overwhelming with the end of the school year finally in sight.  If you detect a bit of this particular strain of spring fever in your student  keep in mind that, for …

Dyslexie Font: Developed For Those With Dyslexia

Dyslexia Font is a print and electronic font designed to be easily read by those with dyslexia. The theory behind Dyslexie Font is that when text characters are distinctive it’s unlikely that they will be confusing to read. According to Dyslexiefont.com, “traditional fonts are designed solely from an aesthetic point of view which means they often have characteristics that make …

Thank You For Supporting The Greenwood School Book Fair!

Thanks to all the students, faculty and staff as well as family and friends who came out and supported the Book Fair. We had a great week and sales generated enable Greenwood School to purchase new books for the library collection. We appreciate all the support for this important fundraiser.

Tips for Parenting Children Living with ADHD

A recent article from the NAMI Website, Parenting Children Living with ADHD: Tips for Parents, offers ways to deal with some of the challenges kids with ADHD have from experiencing difficulty with peer relationships to not listening or following through with instructions. A summary of the article’s recommendations for supporting children living with ADHD follows.   Maintain a positive attitude. …

Back To School Homework Plan

Taking a proactive approach to student success is what Greenwood School is all about.  We want to help you, as parents, to give your student every opportunity to succeed in school.  As  we begin this new school year keep in mind that research shows that students who  have help at home do better academically.  One thing that you can do …