VIDEO: Y.A.L.E. Mansfield Township students launch collaborative Project-Based Learning lesson with students from Atlantic City school district   Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township campus are launching into space with a collaborative Project Based Learning activity along with students from the Atlantic City public school district. The group of students in at the Y.A.L.E. Mansfield Township campus began the project by logging in to Google Documents to develop individual slide presentations about each planet in […]

Medford campus collecting donated care package items for troops as part of school-wide effort

Y.A.L.E. School’s Medford campus is collecting donations to send to troops serving overseas. Please see the flyer below for a list of needed item. There will be a collection box under the glass display across from the main office. Items will be collected until Friday, January 29th Questions please email our program secretary at Thank you for your support!! Care […]

VIDEO: Medford campus students put science skills to the test with Bridge Break project

Each year, Mr. Jason James of the Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township and Medford campuses leads the annual Bridge Break experiment for science classes at the Medford campus and invited public school students from the Medford Memorial Middle School to participate. Y.A.L.E. students were tasked with designing and building a bridge using popsicle sticks. Then each student’s bridge is subjected to […]

Digital Database of Learning Helps Students, Parents and Teachers

Jason James, a master teacher at Y.A.L.E. School’s Medford, Mansfield Township and Northern Burlington campus locations, has made learning and homework more accessible and more fun! He has created an online resource so parents and students can review specific lessons through video.

New Literary Journal Launches At Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Twp And Medford Campuses

This spring The Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township and Medford campuses began a new creative activity for its students: a literary journal entitled The Y.A.L.E. School Review. The Review will publish writing and artworks by students in grades six through eight, highlighting their creativity and allowing them to share their artistic abilities with their peers. The Y.A.L.E. School Review joins the […]

Learning by Doing at Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township

Project-based instruction has always been appealing to students with Asperger’s Syndrome, because it brings multiple modalities to instruction, and makes learning come to life. At Y.A.L.E. School’s Mansfield Township campus, middle school students get the chance to design a hypothetical business, and in so doing, reach across the curriculum as they tie their ideas together. This year, student entrepreneurs are […]

iPad Technology Offers Multiple Dimensions for Learning and Differentiated Instruction

Apple’s iPad, one of the most sought-after educational tools of the twenty-first century, is changing the way teachers teach and students learn. No longer “receivers” of information, now students can enjoy a dynamic relationship with teachers—and the curriculum—as knowledge passes back and forth, facilitated by the iPad, a technology not much larger than a standard workbook. Last fall, The Y.A.L.E. […]

Home Depot as Math Class?

Some students love math; they have a fondness for algebra and a knack for the accompanying formulas and equations. Others take math as one would a dose of cough syrup—unpleasant but necessary. No matter where they fall along that continuum, middle-school students at Y.A.L.E.’s Mansfield Township campus always enjoy the hands-on math applications from Mr. Jason James.

Meet the Y.A.L.E. School Professionals: Dr. Mieke Goossens

For some people, there is a clear and direct course that leads to their occupation. For others, there’s no clear path. For Dr. Mieke Goossens, (pronounced Mee-ka Go-zens), the school psychologist at Y.A.L.E.’s Medford and Mansfield Township campuses, situations and options unfolded in unexpected ways to bring her to work with students with Asperger’s.

Scientists at Work at The Y.A.L.E. School’s Mansfield Campus

For 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at The Y.A.L.E. School’s Mansfield campus, science was brought to life as students were given hands-on physics challenges. The young scientists were actively involved in the scientific method as they constructed devices, formed hypotheses and executed the activity to reach a factual conclusion.

The video game conundrum for students with Asperger’s

For children with Asperger’s disorder, the social world is fraught with unpredictability, hidden rules, and ambiguity. As educators, we work to clarify this complex world and give students tools they need for social competency. We teach them safe and reasonable problem-solving strategies to manage the intricacies of human social interactions.