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:
- Some guidelines for deciding when your child is old enough to have a cell phone: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/cell-phone-parenting/whats-the-right-age-for-parents-to-get-their-kids-a-cell-phone
- Here are some cell phone safety rules to consider before you give your child a cell phone: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/cell-phone-parenting/what-are-the-basic-safety-rules-for-cell-phones
- Your child got their first cell phone recently? Here are some first cell phone rules for responsibility: http://www.ahaparenting.com/ages-stages/tweens/Cell-Phone-Rules-Safe-Responsible-Kids
- Maybe your child already has a phone and you are looking for a way to add a little more structure to the way they use it, you might try a cell-phone contract. Here is a sample one: https://www.verywell.com/a-sample-cell-phone-contract-for-parents-and-tweens-3288540
Social media, cyberbullying and digital safety:
Safety (Internet filters)
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.
Divorce and Co-parenting:
If you are in need of referrals for mental health services in the community, please don’t hesitate to contact the counseling office.