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Welcome to Intensive Learning Support!

MASD Elementary Learning From Home Plan 
Students and Families, click the picture below to access student learning for each week. 
MASD Learning at Home
 
COVID-19 School Closure:
 
Please consider these resources so that your child can extend his/her learning. If your child participates in the general education classroom, please connect with their teacher by clicking on the links to the right.  Click here for additional optional activities. Check back regularly as additional items will be added weekly. Stay safe and healthy!
 
Social Skills:
       Mrs. Marshall, our wonderful emotional support teacher, has provided some fun, optional emotional/self-regulation check-in activities.  To access these materials, click here.
 
Looking for an online social skills group?  Look no further! Make sure to register by April 8th. Registration information is in the bottom right hand corner of the picture below. Check it out!
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Need a social story to help discuss the Corona Virus with your child? I've got you covered! Click here or on the image below.
 
 
 Math:  Here are some great links to keep your student working on their math skills!
Math Playground has math games, brain builders, and logic puzzles.
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XtraMath is a free program to help you sharpen your computation skills!
Reading:  Please read at least 15 minutes each day. Check out some of these free resources to keep your child engaged. Click the image for a link to the website.
 
Access thousands of free ebooks by using your local library card.
 
Cumberland County Library System
 
Listen to a read aloud from some of these great authors!
 
Social Studies: 
How about a tour of the Great Wall of China?  Check it out here!
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Ever been to France?  Check out the amazing works of art at the Louvre. Image result for louvre museum
 
Science:  Check out Mystery Doug for some great science related videos!
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Explore the surface of Mars!  Click here.
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Explore U.S. National Parks - click the image below! Or check out these virtual field trips.
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Other Fun Learning Activities:  
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Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems
Tune in each day at 1 pm for a drawing lesson with one of our favorite authors!
 
 
Also - please remember that free breakfast and lunch is available for all children 18 and younger. Pick up meals on Mondays and Wednesdays at Elmwood Academy from 9:30 - 11:30. For families who are unable to make it to Elmwood, there are additional satellite locations listed below. #MASDProud
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My name is Christie Brandt and I am the Intensive Learning Support teacher at Elmwood Academy. This is my sixteenth year of teaching and my ninth year with the Mechanicsburg Area School District. I received my bachelor's degree in Elementary and Special Education from Gannon University in Erie, PA.  I decided to further purse my education by earning my Master's degree in Special Education from Edinboro University in Edinboro, PA. I grew up in Dillsburg and am a graduate of Northern High School. I live in Dillsburg with my husband, four daughters, a dog, and our pot-bellied pig named Porkchop.