Getting Up And Running With Greenwood Google Parent Accounts

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 …

Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! It was great to see returning and new students at Student Orientation meeting their teachers and finding their way to homeroom and classes. Our first Acclimation Day for new students was a beneficial experience and many new families expressed positive feedback about the half day program. It is so rewarding to see returning students …

Supporting Your Child 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. Focus …

How Teachers Spend Their Summer Vacation

The end of the 2014-2015 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 …

Keep Calm and Study On: Tips for Taking Exams

  Greenwood School exams begin on Friday May 15 and run through Tuesday May 26. Below are some tips to help you to do your best and ace that test. Remember that doing a good job on exams will ensure a successful conclusion to the 2014-2015 school year. What You Need To Know Find out whatever you can about the …

Like Us On Facebook!

Did you know that Greenwood School is on Social Media? Head over to Greenwood School’s official Facebook page at Greenwood School Official Page and check out some of the great photos. Highlights include music and drama students performing at the Fine Arts Festival, Greenwood students in their evening finery at Prom 2015, which was held at the Beaches Museum, 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 them, …

Chores Can Teach Common Virtues to Children

We all know that assigning chores to children is a smart and effective way to instill virtuous behavior. Virtues such as consideration, sacrifice,  and humility come to mind. In fact, there numerous virtues to be learned by being responsible for chores. For example, children learn that they are part of something bigger than themselves, that they have important contributions to …

Dyslexie Font: Developed To Make Reading Easier 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 …

Declutter Your Way to Organization!

  Kids with ADHD are often disorganized and consequently can take longer to get and stay focused on the task at hand. Whether the task is the morning routine of get out the door on time or getting all the materials needed to complete a homework assignment, disorganization is the bane of kids with ADHD – and clutter may be …