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Iles School

1700 South 15th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Many,many thanks and have a wonderful summer!!

May 26, 2020 Well, this is probably my last post on my school web page! As I reflect on all of the fun we've had together, how much I've learned from you and how much I HOPE you've learned from me, I say goodbye for now! I hope to be back at Iles as frequently as possible! Many, many thanks for the cards, gifts, and well wishes from all of you. I feel so fortunate to have been able to spend time together. READ MORE

The Power of Behavior: Two Remarkable Nimo Stories

May 11, 2020 Hi All, We have been talking about thinking, feeling and doing habits. I hope you have been following along using my school web page news articles and links. During our 21 Day Kindness Challenge,  I hope you can see for yourself the difference kindness can make, even in the most difficult situation. Here are two prime examples. The first "We Shall Overcome" is about overcoming obstacles to make the world a better place. https://www.youtube. READ MORE

Nimo's Newest Song!

May 11, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=le2HSDpD-Aw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3woZqd3Ofq8oN_Pnef66H3kbVFaH4fJ5GfnOPt6w8rwz9Efh_W5r74qUg     Cut and paste the entire address into your browser. You can be a SUPERHERO during remote learning time! {{{cyber hugs!}}} Mrs. Frachey

Coping with Stress

May 4, 2020 Hi Everyone, I know I posted lessons through May 15th, but this one is just for fun! Mr. Frachey and I play music and sing together to reduce our stress. It gets our minds off of our troubles and creates fun! I hope you can access this video of Mr. Frachey and I singing and playing a song for The Legacy Theater's, "GhostLight Songs" which is a way to connect with our friends while Sheltering in Place and honoring Social Distancing. https://www.facebook. READ MORE

Student Support April 27th-May 15th

Apr 27, 2020 We have been talking about thinking, feeling, and doing habits. We have inquired about thinking and feeling, and I hope by now you are beginning to realize the imapct each thought and word can make to contruct or destruct your own happiness, which can now be measured by science qualitatively (people's experiences) and quatitatively (using numbers and data). I also hope that by changing YOUR thinking and feeling habits, you are seeing positive changes in your own sense of well being. READ MORE

News from Nimo

Apr 24, 2020 Nimo was supposed to come to Iles in May. Everything was ready. We learned the songs. We raised the money. We made all the kindness connections. Then came the virus. But, here is what we can do. Let's check out Nimo's new music video and do what we can to spread kindness. It is contagious!            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=le2HSDpD-Aw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3woZqd3Ofq8oN_Pnef66H3kbVFaH4fJ5GfnOPt6w8rwz9Efh_W5r74qUg

Middle School Lesson for April 20, 2020

Apr 17, 2020 Wow...so many 20's! Did anyone "go to the movies"? I posted several movies that demonstrate social/emotional learning. Did you know that these days, your E.Q. (emotional intelligence) is more importnat than your I.Q. (intellectual intelligence) when applying for colleges and looking for work? It's true! Take a look at this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIpREvWtl70 Please copy and paste this address into your browser. {{{Cyber Hugs}}} Mrs. Frachey

Lessons for April 20- April 24th More About Brain Wave States

Apr 17, 2020 Did you guess my hint? RSMV?? RELAXATION STATION MINI-VACATION!! We also talked about doing what you love! When I need to "switch gears" I love to play my guitar and sing. Many of you shared what you love to do when you experience stress to turn off the "fight or flight" switch in your brain. (aka brain wave states) Please check out these videos about the vibrational frequency of words... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJmmkLm6aYA https://www.youtube. READ MORE

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