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posted Jan 9, 2017, 9:06 AM by Bonnie Rosson   [ updated Feb 3, 2017, 8:20 AM ]

Today’s high-pressure, fast-paced culture can interfere with healthy child development. When we are too focused on test scores, performance, and grades, we may deny kids the time and energy they need to effectively tackle the demanding work of growing up.  This workshop examines the tensions that can occur between students, parents, and educators over issues such as homework, grades, and the culture of competition. We’ll offer parents research-based strategies to create healthier home and school environments.

In this presentation, parents will learn:

• How students today are coping- or not- with the academic pressure they face

• Ways they can reduce academic stress without sacrificing achievement or engagement in school

• Strategies to increase resilience, creativity, and well-being for their child

 All Parents are encouraged to attend.