Category Archives: Michael’s Blog

February in Stepping Stones!

February went by in a blur between it being the shortest month of the year and us having a week off for the midterm break. As we entered the season of spring we made daffodil art. We also made hot chocolate together using cocoa and milk. We've been doing "10@10" which is 10 minutes of…
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January in Stepping Stones!

Happy new year everyone! We have all settled back into the school routine in Stepping Stones by now. The biggest change in the unit is that we now have an amazing up-and-running sensory room (we have been calling it "The Forest") which is filled with artificial trees, logs, grass and animals. The children have all…
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December in Stepping Stones!

December was an exciting month in Stepping Stones. The students took part in the school's winter concert with their mainstream classes, we had a birthday party for one of the children and the "Elf on the Shelf" kept an eye on all of the work happening in the classroom! I hope everyone had a great…
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November in Stepping Stones!

Here's a collection of pictures from the last month in the junior Stepping Stones class. The children integrated more with their mainstream classes during break times, golden time and during PE slots in addition to the learning and activities taking place in the classroom. We also made slime and moon-sand for Science Week as well…
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October in Stepping Stones!

Another great month in Stepping Stones! The children loved trying out some of the new equipment for the unit like the agility ladder, balance board and pogo-stick, practicing their gross motor skills in the process. Everyone dressed up for Halloween and enjoyed going on the 'spooktastic' walk with the whole school followed by a disco…
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September in Stepping Stones!

The start of the new school year saw the opening of Stepaside Educate Together's first ever ASD unit "Stepping Stones"! It has been a very busy month getting the place up and running from an empty space to a functioning classroom. The unit has a classroom, safe space, an indoor recreational area, sensory room and…
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