The highlight of the holiday season for the Readiness children is the annual sing-a-long. Santa Claus arrives during the event and greets the children from the roof and later gives them presents.Uploaded Dec 20, 2017 to Programs, Media Gallery, and 6 more
On February 15, the staff organized a surprise congratulatory assembly for Dr. Kappen honoring her Schloss award in the main gymnasium. We managed to keep it a secret from her and she was greeted by a raucous crowd of students and staff. A short video was played with congratulations by a variety of staff and students.Uploaded Feb 15, 2017 to Enriched Curriculum, Educational Resources, and 4 more
MeMoves is a multi-media program using a combination of music, movement and images. It is organized into 3 categories: Joy, Calm and Focus. The program is designed to increase attention and calmness in as little as two minutes. MeMoves can be shown on the Smart Board or a computer monitor. The students mirror the simple, geometric shapes performed by the people on the screen. Using MeMoves just a few minutes each day is shown to decrease stress, improve mood and enhance the ability to focus and self-regulate. It is designed to be used as a shared activity.
At NYISE, we celebrate it with a parade up and down Pelham Parkway and a mobility related scavenger hunt. Parents are encouraged to attend and participate and many walk proudly with their children. Prior to the parade, the student make posters and signs to carry during the parade. The children look forward to the event and enjoy being stars of the parade each year.Uploaded Oct 16, 2017 to Media Gallery, Student Life, and 5 more
Adam Balkin, Technology reporter for NY1 discusses the NYISE Technology Program.Uploaded Feb 08, 2017 to Enriched Curriculum, Educational Resources, and 3 more
A thank you video to those that made Camp Wanaqua possible for the children. Special recognition goes to the 2017 Sponsors and Supporters: Rossiter Financial Group, Inc., JS Concrete & Masonry, LLC, Hinman Straub P.C., Charitable Fund of The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, Gundermann & Gundermann, Inc., Cook Maran & Associates, Readers Digest Partners for Sight Foundation and The NYISE Board of Directors.
Music: Justin Timberlake "CAN'T STOP THE FEELING!" Created by: Christopher Busone
Aolani Cruz and Isabelle Dos Santos sing Silent Night at the Church of the Intercession at their annual reading of "A Visit from Saint Nicholas". The book was read by WABC's News Anchor Sade Baderinwa.Uploaded Dec 19, 2016 to Enriched Curriculum, Music, and 2 more
A compilation of photos from past school Thanksgiving celebrations from 2010 to the 2016. Video playing to the song "That's What Friends Are For" - Piano Solo by Burt Bacharach
NYISE’s Readiness Program Class E participates every morning in body movement exercises making it fun through songs and music. The children practice yoga sequence, breathing techniques and relaxing poses. They work on language skills, motor coordination, imitating postures, social skills, following directions, being attentive and much more to get ready to learn.