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The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today's Children

https://yourot.com/parenting-club/2017/5/24/what-are-we-doing-to-our-children

How to teach frustration tolerance to kids:

http://www.pbs.org/parents/expert-tips-advice/2016/02/teach-frustration-tolerance-kids/#.WJY80jGNGAU.email

Mindfullness, Teenagers and Stress

http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/08/health/mindfulness-teenagers-schools-stress/

Chess to teach life skills

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/04/23/475125081/chess-for-progress-how-a-grandmaster-is-using-the-game-to-teach-life-skills

From The New York Times:


Apps to Bring Math and Science Skills Back After Summer’s Slide

Some skills, especially math, can get rusty over the summer. Apps can sweeten necessary review.

http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/08/30/apps-to-bring-math-and-science-skills-back-after-summers-slide/?mwrsm=Email

St. Clare will be using IXL as a math intervention for extra practice at home.  Below is a link to the research:

http://www.ixl.com/membership/school/researchstudy

 

Summer Reading:

http://www.parentsjournal.com/podcast/237/DaleBrown.mp3

 

Recent developments regarding protecting our kids online:           

http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/social.media/03/10/facebook.bullying/index.html?hpt=T2

 

OCD in Children:

http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/11/health/ocd-kids-website/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

Help your middle schooler get organized

http://blog.oregonlive.com/themombeat/2012/01/time_management_and_homework_t.html

Pay Attention to Attention.  Important information from Daniel Goleman

http://www.linkedin.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Elinkedin%2Ecom%2Ftoday%2Fpost%2Farticle%2F20130915113309-117825785-what-helps-kids-focus-better-and-why-they-need-help&urlhash=ZmQ