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Mindfulness Exercises to Improve Mental Health
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
The back-to-school frenzy has mostly calmed down at this point, but managing responsibilities and organizing calendars can still be overwhelming for students, teachers, and parents alike. In times of stress, anyone can benefit from mindfulness exercises that allow us to concentrate, breathe, and focus. Below are some great ideas for activities to implement in the classroom or at home in order to restore a sense of calm and self-confidence. read more...
Resource Roundup: Parenting Gifted Children
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
Raising gifted children is no easy task, and sorting through the many articles and books made for parents can be time-consuming and overwhelming. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most trusted and promising resources, all about raising children to be the best they can be. Even though no parent will have the exact same experience, education experts and parents who have “been there, done that” can give valuable insight into the lives of these kids and how to best foster their creativity, talents, and relationships with others. read more...
6 Great Podcasts for Parents and Teachers
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
Podcasts have been gaining popularity for the past few years, partly due to ease of access and the wide variety of topics presented in them. They make for great conversation starters and allow listeners to think critically about events or concepts they may not have time to research on their own. For educators and parents, podcasts can be a great way to continue learning best practices without losing the valuable and limited time they have. Here are some great education and parenting podcasts to consider taking a listen to, whether on the way to work or after the kids have gone to bed: read more...
Starting on a Positive Note: Tips for the First Weeks of School
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
During the first few weeks of a new school year, students must adapt to changing daily routines, new peers and teachers, as well as challenging social and educational situations. Parents often worry about how their kids are doing at school, and teachers often wonder if students are engaging with curriculum. The beginning of the semester is a crucial time in determining whether a student will feel welcome and successful in the classroom. Below are some ways to foster that acceptance and start the school year on the right foot: read more...
Advocating for Your Gifted or Twice-Exceptional Child
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
With a new school year often come new peers, teachers, and even administrators; this transition can be especially hard for students who are gifted, disabled, or twice-exceptional. There are many ways to advocate and speak up for your children to make sure they are receiving a quality education that suits their needs. Consider the following tips when deciding what’s best for your child. read more...
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