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Emojis can be very useful in helping preschoolers understand and express their emotions, such as anger, fear, happiness, and sadness. An awareness-raising session was organized for parents at Shouf National College on the importance of emotional identification and expression.

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Understanding Refugee Students

The SKILD Center team had another opportunity to grow in their ministry, sharing their expertise with a group of teachers from the Synod’s Churches. The training day, entitled “Understanding the Needs of Refugee Students,” included a series of workshops aimed…

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Inclusive Classrooms

Enthusiastic teachers joined together to learn more about inclusive classrooms, Response to Intervention (RTI), and positive reinforcement.

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Memory Deficits

Problems with working memory — the ability to keep in mind the information you need to complete a task — affect kids both in and out of school. But there are things parents can do and strategies kids can learn…

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Emotional & Behavioral Disorders

Emotional and Behavioral Disturbance, as related to education, is defined under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as follows: «…a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree…

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Educational Interventions Seminar

The Counseling and Guidance Center at the Ministry of Education enjoyed four awareness seminars given by professors Dr. Tonia Crane, Dr. Dennis Eastman, and Dr. David Finn, about Response to Intervention (RTI) and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). SKILD specialists Siham…

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The first step in helping a child with special needs succeed is to gain a clear understanding of his or her learning needs, to pinpoint his or her specific areas of difficulty. To this end, we offer global assessments, including…

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Outdoor Playground

The sensory garden is a recreational space that provides room for movement and relaxation under the blue sky. Playing outdoors provides children the opportunity to engage all of their senses as they take in the colors, sounds, fragrances, and textures…

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Experiment Center

“Hands-on” science is available in the SKILD “mini-laboratory” space through guided experiments and with microscopes and other fun laboratory equipment, allowing each child to investigate and learn about the scientific world. Science is an all-encompassing and exciting subject, especially for…

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