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COVID Chronicles: Tadpole

Special delivery! Learn about the surprise packets from our Tadpole Class in today's COVID Chronicles!


Distance learning has allowed our creative minds to adapt to new situations. How do you deliver hands-on activities and learning tasks to young students? For the Tadpole room, "packet pick up" has become a weekly event every Friday!

Packet pick up provides a way to not only deliver work and paper assignments, but also add something extra special. The packets could contain bubbles, games, an…

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COVID Chronicles: Express

Learn how one of the Express Room's favorite online resources, BrainPOP, has helped them deal with the changes of the stay-at-home order in today's COVID Chronicles!

 

  

Adjustment and change have been quite a venture during this COVID crisis, but even a small star shines in a dark sky. One of the brightest stars has been BrainPOP. This website features over 1,000 short animated videos and activities for students in grades K-12. The Express students have enjoyed participating in these fu…

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COVID Chronicles: Defenders

Get ready to sweat and learn about health and wellness with our Defender classroom in today's COVID Chronicles!

     

The teachers in the Defenders room have implemented synchronous fitness sessions to encourage students and families to stay active while they stay at home. Every Tuesday and Thursday, students log into Zoom and participate in 10-15 minutes of live aerobic exercise with instructors. These lessons are led by Mr. Tony, a certified instructor through the Autism Fitness Program! A s…

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COVID Chronicles: Leapsters Star Wars

May the 4th be with you! Grab your lightsaber and use your imagination to celebrate "Star Wars Day" with one of our Leapster students in the newest COVID Chronicles!

  

During distance learning, the Leapster teachers are providing "asynchronous" assignments for students to complete each day. Asynchronous assignments are posted for students and their adult helpers to work on when it best fits the family's schedule. The assignments in the Leapster room encourage students to practice important sk…

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COVID Chronicles: Leapsters

Head outside to join our Leapster students on their nature scavenger hunt in today's COVID Chronicles!

   

The students in the Leapster class have had fun learning and taking advantage of the nice weather! Our preschool kiddos have been exploring their neighborhoods, local parks, and their very own backyards. Each week the students receive an assignment related to exploring nature that incorporates developmentally appropriate skills to help further their academic and behavioral progress while …

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COVID Chronicles: Express 2

Join our Express 2 students in cooking a yummy snack: an easy microwave cheese quesadilla! 

The Express 2 Classroom we has continued one of their favorite lessons through virtual learning, cooking! The staff and students always have a great time cooking together, and learning important life skills, such as hygeine with cooking, safety with cooking, healthy eating habits, and more. For the cooking lesson, the Intervention Specialist, Ms. Chelsea and the Registered Behavior Technician, Miss Nic…

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COVID Chronicles: STEPs

Take a trip to France with our STEPs students in our second COVID Chronicles story! 

  

 

The staff and students in our STEPS program have taken a few "virtual field trips" to France to learn about the country and culture during online lessons. Students have baked the traditional treat, pain au chocolat, made the France national flags for a craft, and learned about the history of France's famous gift to the USA: the Statue of Liberty. Making yummy treats, listening to fun songs, and pretendin…

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COVID Chronicles: Owls

Our staff and students are working hard through remote learning. Throughout the next few months, we will be sharing stories of how they are using their creativity to continue services through this uncertain time through "CCA COVID Chronicles". Check out the first story from our Owl Classroom!

  

Each day the Owl Room follows their typical daily schedule through a live lesson, a pre-recorded lesson and 3 posted assignments. The Intervention Specialist, Miss Katie, posts a Class Dojo story to re…

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Autism Awareness Day!

April is World Autism Month and today we celebrate Autism Awareness Day! CCA takes pride in celebrating our students everyday, but especially today. We invite you to spread awareness and acceptance of ASD by showing off your blue. Wear your favorite blue clothes, put up blue decorations, make blue crafts, eat blue foods, or come up with your own creative way to share blue!

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