Ms. Foster - Special Education Grades 3-5

Contact information:
Jeanne Foster
jfoster@crschools.org
360/501-2910
Ms. Foster's Bio:

I received my Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Eastern Washington University, and received my Special Education Endorsement from Seattle Pacific University. I have previously taught in Seaside, Oregon, where I raised my daughter Madison, who is currently a junior at Seattle Pacific University and is studying Global Development.  I have been in the Castle Rock School District since the start of the 2010 school year. 

If at any time you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me at 501-2910, or by email at jfoster@crschools.org

Summer Break

Summer break is finally here! I hope all of you have a safe and re-energizing summer break.  Practice those math facts and enjoy reading a book under a tree!












BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD.  Ghandi

Happenings in Room 411

We have been planting seeds,  nurturing our caterpillars into butterflies, and learning along the way!


Learning Targets
As all children that are served by special services have varied goals for their academic needs, the common core standards/learning targets are also varied within the resource room.  Areas of instruction and related learning targets may include:

Reading
sight words
phonics practice
reading fluency
reading comprehension

Math
math fluency
word problems
place value
telling time
currency calculation


Upcoming Events

As I come across websites or workshops that may be beneficial to parents, I will post them on my webpage.  If you happen to come across websites and workshops that other parents may be interested in, please email me the information, and I will be happy to post it to my webpage.

Helpful Websites

Child Development Institute (http://childdevelopmentinfo.com/)
This website is designed to provide the information and tools parents need to understand their unique child/children and to enable them to help each child develop into the successful human being they were meant to be.

LD OnLine (http://www.ldonline.orgh)
LD OnLine.org is the world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers and other professionals each month.

Other Online Tools (courtesy of UW Autism Center)

My Next Steps: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Autism

A video presentation from the UW Autism Center to help parents navigate the first steps after an autism diagnosis.

Autism Speaks 
The world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization.

Autism Speaks – First 100 Days Kit (pdf)
Downloadable information for families during the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis.

Autism Speaks Video Glossary (free login account required)
Web-based training tool for parents and professionals.

CDC – Track Your Child’s Developmental Milestones (pdf)
Your child’s early development is a journey. Use this map of milestones to know what to look for along the way. For parents of children from birth to 4 years

CDC – Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.

Autism Internet Modules
Presented by the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence. Web-based training modules for people working with individuals with ASD (logon required
 to view the modules).