Counselor’s Corner

Minds in Motion:

Students in grades PreK through 2nd take part in the Minds in Motion maze program.  You can watch a video about the maze here: https://youtu.be/cW7rEzBje7o

 

Kids and Cell Phones:

 

Social media, cyberbullying and digital safety:

http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/what-is-it/index.html

 

Safety (Internet filters)

http://www.toptenreviews.com/software/security/best-internet-filter-software/

Parent & Teacher Guide to the Internet

Social Skills:

The importance of social skills:

“Lack of prosocial behavior during early childhood is the single best predictor of mental health problems during adulthood.” – excerpt from “Teaching Parents to Teach Their Children to be Prosocial” by Linda K. Elksnin and Nick Elksnin.
http://www.ldonline.org/article/6036

Teaching friendship skills to your children

 

Divorce and Co-parenting:

Cooperative Parenting and Divorce: Shielding Your Child From Conflict by Susan Blyth Boyan

 

Community Resources:

If you are in need of referrals for mental health services in the community, please don’t hesitate to contact the counseling office.

 

Articles on a variety of topics that may interest you:

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids (the importance of a growth mindset)

Parenting the Snapchat Generation

7 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wishes You Knew

Tips for Helping Your Child With Organization

Dear Parent: About THAT kid…

Anxiety-in-kids

http://www.everydayfamily.com/blog/20-questions-ask-kids-instead-day/

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