Resources Tagged With: community ed session

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Not All Screen Time Is Bad [presentation]

For all students, but especially students who learn differently, a comprehensive, integrated approach to technology makes reading, writing, studying, organization, and creative expression more efficient. Presented by a Compass High School teaching team with Rachel Wylde, Executive Director, Lura Milner, Coordinator of Educational Services, and Josie Porcella, Learning Specialist, parents learn what to look for in instructional and assistive technology programs in schools, and teachers learn strategies for developing executive functioning skills in their students, differentiating for a variety of levels, and making instruction more interactive and engaging using computers. Read more ›

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Anxiety, ADHD and Reading Disorders – How They Interconnect and How to Help [presentation]

Robert L Hendren, DO, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Co-Director of the UCSF Dyslexia Center discusses the frequency with which anxiety co-occurs with ADHD and/or learning disorders. In this presentation, Dr. Hendron explores types of anxiety disorders and reviews assessment strategies and treatment options.
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Developmental Milestones of Early Childhood [presentation]

Did you know 85% of brain development occurs before the age of 5? And toddler’s brains develop more than one hundred trillion brain connections? It’s a very important time of life, filled with potential. Early childhood program manager Dr. Melanie Hsu and doctoral intern Nicole Stettler share their expertise on developmental milestones in the areas of motor skills, cognitive development, communication, social-emotional development, and more. Read more ›

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How Are Teens Experiencing Gender? [presentation]

In this session, Anthony Ross, MS, Director of Outlet at Adolescent Counseling Services in Redwood City, provides parents with an introduction to gender diversity in youth. Among the topics covered are the spectrum of gender and sexuality,  LGBTQIA+ terminology, and why it is important to create safer spaces for LGBTQ+ youth. Read more ›

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Supporting the Executive Functions in the Classroom [presentation]

In this Community Educations session for educators, Sand Hill School’s Alixanne Agnew defines executive functioning, examines individual “functions,” and discusses strategies for building and supporting executive functioning in the classroom, including behavioral strategies and technology supports. Read more ›

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Behavioral Challenges in the Child Age 6 and Under [presentation]

In this class, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kendra Evans Fraka covers the ABCs of behavior and provides an overview of developmental milestones, neurological and emotional disorders, and strategies for new behaviors. Read more ›

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Dyslexia and Learning Differences: Signs and Classroom Strategies [presentation]

In this class for educators, Lisa Parnello, MEd,  DP and Sand Hill Teacher & Instructional Coach Valerie Stephens discuss learning differences (LD) and their signs, the social-emotional impacts of LD, and classroom strategies that work. Read more ›

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Social Emotional Learning: Best Practices [presentation]

In this community education session for educators, Sand Hill School’s Nick Ratcliff and Elaine Antipuesto explain the five social-emotional (SEL) learning core competencies and review SEL best practices. Read more ›

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Demystifying the IEP Process [presentation]

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a plan that can help your child succeed in school.  What are the key scores that impact scholastic competency? What should go on an IEP? Learn the answers to these questions and more in “Demystifying the IEP Process.” Read more ›

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Social Emotional Learning for Life Success [presentation]

Social Emotional Learning involves the processes through which people acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

This presentation given by Sand Hill School’s Cindy Lopez and Christine Wang, Teen Mental Health Initiative, covers SEL’s relationship to academics, physical development and executive functioning, and how to foster SEL at school and home. Read more ›

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