Mindfulness

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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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Resilience

Building-Resilience

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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

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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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Executive Functioning- Talk by Dr Rebecca Dogan

Lower School Parent Morning

Is your child struggling with attention and skills associated with executive functioning? Deficits in these skills can have a negative impact on their school performance. Join us on Feb 23 8am-9:30am at LLAC lobby with Dr. Rebecca K. Dogan and find out more on how to help your child manage and develop executive functioning skills necessary to succeed in school and at home.

RSVP here.

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Sleep Management- Talk by Dr. Minna Chau

Parent Coffee Morning-

Please join us on Thursday, February 16 from 8am-9:30am in the LLAC Lobby for a talk on one of the most challenging parenting tasks – sleep management with Dr. Minna Chau. In this talk, Dr. Minna Chau will share the latest research on the function of sleep and practical strategies for your child to get the right amount of sleep they need.

RSVP here.

 

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