Learning Network

Learning Network

Who We Are

The Pine Crest School Learning Network is a collaborative group of Learning Specialists and other professionals who work with students in all grade levels to help develop the cognitive abilities, creativity, and critical thinking skills necessary to become successful 21st-century learners.

The Learning Specialists are comprised of Certified Teachers, Reading Specialists, Licensed Speech-Language Pathologists and Licensed Occupational Therapists as well as other professionals.

What We Do

Our Learning Specialists consider each student’s learning profile and achievements when developing and implementing an individualized academic advancement plan. While working collaboratively with teachers and supporting Pine Crest School’s distinguished curriculum, our Learning Specialists empower our students to become agents of their own learning.

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  • Academic Advancement

    Provided by a Learning Specialist

    This program uses individualized,  multidisciplinary and diagnostic teaching methods. Learning Specialists focus on improving specific literacy and/or mathematics skills to help students acquire the ability to use strategies independently and effectively.
  • Executive Skill Support

    Provided by a Learning Specialist

    The executive functions are a set of processes that have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal.

    • Planning and Organization | Time Management
    • Working Memory | Task Initiation
    • Mental Flexibility | Self-Monitoring
    • Study Skill Strategies

    These support sessions are structured in groups of two to five students.
  • Occupational Therapy

    Provided by a Licensed Occupational Therapist

    Occupational Therapy can help students improve their cognitive, physical, sensory and motor skills and enhance their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.

    During Occupational Therapy the following areas may be addressed:

    • Fine Motor Skills
    • Scissor Skills
    • Handwriting
    • Sensory Processing
    • Self-Care
    • Visual Motor Skills
  • Speech and Language Therapy

    Provided by a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

    During Speech and Language Therapy the following areas may be addressed:

    • Articulation
    • Fluency
    • Voice
    • Receptive
    • Expressive Language
    • Pragmatics
    • Social Skills
  • Tutoring

    Provided by Learning Network Tutor 

    Subject area tutoring is designed to help students improve or maintain the expected level of achievement in a particular content area.  Support may be short or long-term to address a specific concern.