Online Learning

Posts in the online learning category are for our enrolled youth who want to participate in learning from home.

Ms. Kiara’s Dance Challenge

Ms. Kiara has an exciting dance challenge, and she wants to see what you’ve got. Check out her moves in the video above, and be sure to practice, film your dance, and post, post, post!

Continue reading →

The Big Five

Ms. Maddison is teaching our Big 5 in life skills in this video. Watch and listen closely. You will need to remember these five things to use them in your everyday life.

1 Greeting

The first of the Big 5 is the greeting. The way you greet a person is very important. It determines how you are perceived. Have you heard that first impressions are everything? Well, while we believe that people deserve second chances, we’d like to help you get it right the first time.

If you meet someone, you should greet them properly. This will help you make a good impression on the person you’re meeting for the first time. You can also use this greeting to greet people you already know. You want to be polite to people you know, right? Watch the video as Ms. Maddison shares how you should greet someone.

2 Please and Thank You

This is a basic life skill that is also very important. Sometimes simple things in life are the most impactful. Ms. Maddison shares the importance of using the phrases “please” and “thank you” in your everyday life.

3 Excuse Me

Do you usually say “excuse me” when interacting with people in your everyday life? It’s rude to bump someone or even to tap them (in certain situations). That’s why you should learn when it’s appropriate to use the phrase “Excuse Me”. The third part of the Big 5 is using the phrase “excuse me”. Ms. Maddison teaches us when to use this phrase in the video above.

4 May I vs. Can I

Do you know the difference between the phrase “May I” and “Can I”? It’s important to know which phrase to use in certain situations. Luckily, Ms. Maddison explains the difference between the two and even provides great examples in the video above.


Continue reading →