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Homework Tips

Can you believe that the first grading period is right around the corner? I am sure that we all want to see good grades on these reports.  Here are a couple tips to help your child/children at home. Kids are more successful in school when parents take an active interest in their homework — it shows kids that what they do is important. Know the teachers  —  and what they're looking for.  Attend school events, such as parent-teacher conferences, to meet your child's teachers. Ask about their homework policies and how you should be involved. Set up a homework-friendly area. . . . read more

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Technology Applications in the Life Skills Classroom - Lease Blog Article...

Tari Jansen's PAALS 1 Program - Leland Elementary School - Leland, IL The PAALS I classroom at Leland Elementary has been in existence since the 2009-2010 school year. Since this time, the teaching and support staff have worked diligently in continuing to develop the program to the benefit of the students who attend. PAALS I (Promoting Academic and Adaptive Life Skills) is designed for students in grades K-3 who may require small group or 1:1 intervention, and require strong visual and environmental supports . . . read more

Be a Bully Buster!!

Be a Bully Buster! October is anti-bully month.  Here at Leland we want to encourage everyone to be a bully buster! Bullying is the most common form of violence in schools(verbally and physically) - One incident of bullying every seven minutes; - It is estimated that 160,000 children miss school everyday due to the fear of attack or intimidation by other students - 2 out of 3 teens are verbally or physically harassed every year. - 58% of teens have had hurtful things said to them online and over 40% say it’s happened . . . read more


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