Mindfulness and Empathy

What Happens in a Child’s Brain When They Learn to Empathize?

A new study explores what brain changes happen when children start understanding that other people may have different thoughts, beliefs, or perspectives.



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E- Empathy

S-Self Monitor

P-Personal Space

E- Earn Trust

C- Cheer on others success

T- Treat others as you want to be treated.

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Lower School

Attention All Lower School Parents

We would like to share a few reminders to parents for when they visit our school. While we strongly encourage and value parent involvement in our classrooms and at the school, there area few things we’d like parents to keep in mind in order to facilitate an optimal learning environment for students during the school day. Please take a moment to read this letter from the Lower School Administration Team or refer to our Parent Code of Conduct.

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Connecting the dots!

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Let them play!

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Eyes on Learning

Lower School Website: Eyes on Learning

In this week’s post to Eyes on Learning, Lower School VP Rob Grantham writes about building student leadership and community engagement through the LEAP program and in-house activities designed and facilitated by student leaders.

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Executive Function- Dr Rebecca Dogan

The executive functions are a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal.


Information shared by Dr Dogan on 23 Feb at our school:

Executive Function and Attention Issues-Handout

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Function of sleep- Talk by Dr Minna Chau- 16Feb



Link to the power point presentation:

Sleep and learning CDNIS 2017

Sleep is essential to protect the mental and physical health of an individual, in addition to improving the quality of life.Sleep plays an essential role in the consolidation of memory and the selection of important information and stimuli received throughout the day.The processes of growth and development are also intricately involved with sleep.Individuals that have not had adequate sleep may have difficulty making decisions, problem solving, controlling emotions and coping with change. Lack of sleep is also associated with depression, suicide and risk-taking behavior.

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