Please spend a few minutes watching this video about why we lose control of our emotions. It teaches us the parts of the brain that control emotions and looks at ways for us to control our emotions. This is a must watch for students and parents alike. I hope you like it. Be well and […]
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Here’s a video to help put these trying times in perspective. The speaker’s words are inspiring and thoughtful. It is filled with empathy and optimism. It’s great for students and adults alike! Stay safe, stay healthy, stay positive!
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https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub (art and drawing) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZdO2e8K29o (butterfly origami) http://www.supercoloring.com/coloring-pages/arts-culture/mandala (Mandala coloring sheets) https://www.crayola.com/free-coloring-pages/seasons/spring-coloring-pages/ (Crayola coloring sheets) https://diy.org/ (Do it Yourself projects -free trial) https://artprojectsforkids.org/ (Art projects) https://www.artforkidshub.com/ (Art projects) https://www.britishmuseum.org/ (Virtual museum) https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour (Smithsonian virtual museum) https://learninglab.si.edu/ (Smithsonian lab)
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https://www.fbmarketplace.org/free-resources/ (first book) https://www.choosemyplate.gov/ (health) https://stories.audible.com/discovery (ebooks) https://mam.org/athome/ (virtual museum) https://www.abcmouse.com/abt/homepage?8a08850bc2=T1667220704.1584993636.4621&cjevent=f57f015a6d4011ea823b00390a240613 (ABC mouse reading books free for 30 days-ages 2 to 8) https://openlibrary.org/ (Online library) https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/apps-to-help-kids-stay-focused?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=171597593&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332598&mid=6409703&jb=1700&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email (17 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused) https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/free-educational-apps-games-and-websites?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=171597593&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332600&mid=6409703&jb=1700&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email (Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites) https://www.gonoodle.com/ (Go Noodle) https://habyts.com/51-reward-ideas-to-motivate-and-inspire-kids/ (51 Reward Ideas to Motivate and Inspire your Kids) https://www.writereader.com/en (Creating and sharing books) https://www.parenting.com/child/10-best-educational-websites-kids/ […]
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If your teen is struggling with worry or stress about COVID-19, this article from the New York Times may help.
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Ms. Kobeissi the speech pathologist at Smith has a blog. Check it out for more resources! https://iblog.dearbornschools.org/kobeisa/ Mr. Carter the speech pathologist at Nowlin has a blog. Check it out for more resources! https://iblog.dearbornschools.org/nowlinspeech/ Mrs. Khanafer the occupational therapist at Smith has a blog. Check it out for more resources! iblog: https://iblog.dearbornschools.org/samaahkot/
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O.L. Smith will be added as a student meal distribution site starting on Monday, March 23, 2020! Students, parents or a family representative can stop by from 10 a.m. to noon each week day to pick up meals. One bag will be handed out for each child in the home under the age of 18. […]
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Dear Parent/Guardian, We hope that this post finds you and your loved ones in good health. Like you, we have been trying to adjust to the idea that life is going to be very different for some time. It seems that things are changing rapidly, and it can all be a bit overwhelming. While we […]
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For years, research has informed us of the importance of keeping a regular schedule. Well, now’s your opportunity to try it. In the table below, we have put together a suggested schedule to keep daily. Of course, you are going to modify the schedule to fit yours and your families needs. We just offered this […]
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