As students move on to new classrooms and are getting to know new teachers, I find that it helps to go the extra mile to make them feel welcomed. This is especially true for brand-new families to the school. Here are a few...

Give back to the community that we love every time you make a purchase!  There’s an exciting way you can donate to our school without spending a single cent more than you normally do. It’s through the Amazon Smile program. All you have to do is...

While many parents are rejoicing and enthusiastically awaiting their children’s return back to school, many teachers feel a mixture of emotions from eagerness to meet new students and families to overwhelming dread at the preparations at hand. And indeed, setting up the classroom, organizing books, arranging...

As the school year kicks off, everyone is working on getting their groove back. From parents getting their kids to school on time, to the teacher who eagerly waits to see if their new curriculum will be better than the year before. It’s pretty easy...

Well, we are back at it, the new school year has just begun and after we managed to wipe our tears (for those kindergarten parents) or did our happy dance (for those parents of high schoolers) as we sent our kids off, we can't help...

2018 Award Winning Silver - Private High School Silver - Technology School Bronze - Private Middle School Bronze - Special Needs Service or OrganizationFor the fourth year in a row, Hope Technology School has proven its rank as a top private school for families in the Bay Area.  Some...

Since our program’s inception in 2001, we have strived to foster achievement through innovation, technology, and community. Implementing inclusion is no easy task, but it’s the fervent work by our paraeducators, teachers, therapists, and administration that keeps the Hope Technology School thriving. After 17 years...

According to the Journal of Occupational Therapy, sensory integration can be defined as, “the brain processes sensation and how it results in motor, behavior, emotion, and attention responses”. To save ourselves from the science jargon and terminology, this song does a phenomenal job of teaching...

The classic Pixar flick Finding Nemo was recently playing at a friends home and I couldn’t help but appreciate the film’s underlying messages.One of my favorite scenes involves from Bruce, the loveable great white shark. The large predator of the ocean is jolly, laid-back, and...

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” - Malcolm XPhysical Education has come a long way, from the inception of the Greek philosophy of having a “sound mind and sound body” to desegregating classes during...