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8.25.21 Public Back to School With Optimism and Joy

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Parents can take steps to ease their school age children—and themselves—back into the school year with a positive attitude. Help your family develop effective routines, positive connections, and healthy stress-coping skills. Learn strategies to help the whole family approach online or in-person learning at school with excitement rather than worry.
After this class, you will be able to:

  • Apply strategies to manage your stress around the start of the school year as a parent and teach these strategies to your children
  • Motivate your children to develop healthy habits that support positive mental health and well-being, as well as academic learning
  • Develop playful routines that will support a positive transition  
  • Create connections with teachers and administrators at your child’s school to strengthen their sense of belonging 

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School Age
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behavior communication concerns homework school
Recorded Class

8.24.21 Yum! Brands Exclusive: School Success: Support Wellbeing and Inspire Motivation

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Are you concerned about what “back to school” will look like this fall?

Worried that your child may be unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school?

Don’t want to spend another year nagging, coaxing and reminding?

Many parents feel concerned or overwhelmed about the start of school this year. How can you nurture your child’s emotional health during this transition while you support engagement in learning? This class will help support your child’s motivation in ways that work while providing compassion and understanding. You will discover how to advocate in meaningful ways when necessary. 

After this class you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply strategies to support your child’s emotional well-being
  • Recognize and address your child’s academic progress and needs
  • Partner with your child and, as needed, your child’s teacher to set up successful homework practices
  • Apply simple, practical methods of inspiring your child’s motivation without taking over
  • Identify when and how to contact a teacher about your child’s school challenges
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School Age Teens & Young Adults
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achievement communication conversation homework motivation
Recorded Class

01.29.21 Skillsoft Learning from Home: Make it a Successful Experience

January 29, 2021 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for Skillsoft.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Lesson below.

You want to support your child and don’t feel prepared or qualified?  

Looking back at last spring and don’t want to become the nagger again?  

Hoping there is a better way?  

This class is for you. Your child will likely participate in distance learning and you want to support them without being in charge of the instruction. This class will help you make sure they have what they need and are engaged in learning.  

After this class you will be able to: 

  • Recognize the difference between support and instruction 
  • Identify goals for learning 
  • Inspire motivation in your child 
  • Apply learning strategies outside of the standard curriculum 
  • Apply effective communication that will support and inspire your child
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All ages
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current events homework parenting style school
Recorded Class

09.21.20 YUM! Brands School Success in the New Normal

September 21, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Are you tired of being the homework police?
Struggling to strengthen your child’s commitment to the school?
Do you sometimes think there must be a better way?
You will learn how to support your child’s learning and motivation and, when needed, to advocate in meaningful ways for your child’s academic success.

After this class recording, you will be able to:
*Partner with your child and, as needed, your child’s teacher to set up successful homework practices
*Recognize who “owns” any given school problem and how to respond effectively
*Apply simple, practical methods of inspiring your child’s motivation in school

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School Age
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childcare homework learning school
Recorded Class

09.16.20 CHN School Success: Inspire Motivation

September 16, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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 Does your child seem unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school? 

           Do you play homework police instead of connecting positively with your child? 

          Are you confused about what will really help? 

Many parents feel overwhelmed or out of the loop when it comes to their kids’ education. How can you nurture your child’s education and support engagement in learning? This class will help support your child’s learning and motivation in ways that work. You will discover how to advocate in meaningful ways when necessary.  

After this class you will be able to: 

  • Recognize and address your child’s progress and needs 
  • Partner with your child and, as needed, your child’s teacher to set up successful homework practices 
  • Apply simple, practical methods of inspiring your child’s motivation without taking over 
  • Identify when and how to contact a teacher about your child’s school challenges 
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School Age
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childcare homework learning school
Recorded Class

04.12.21 MIT My Child Struggles in School: How Can I help?

April 12, 2021 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for MIT.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Course Lesson below.

Does your child seem unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school?

Do you find yourself playing homework police instead of connecting in the evenings?

Are you confused about what will really help?

Many parents are confused and conflicted about how to determine the quality of education being provided for their children. What do you need to know in order to nurture your child’s education? How can you stay in the loop without interfering with the learning experience? What can help my child progress through the school year? Participants in this class will be able to:

  • Recognize and address your child’s progress and needs
  • Identify when and how to contact a teacher about your child’s school challenges
  • Help your child succeed in school without taking over
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School Age
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homework school
Recorded Class

09.25.20 MIT Learning from Home: Make it a Successful Experience

September 25, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for MIT.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Course Lesson below.

You want to support your child and don’t feel prepared or qualified?  

Looking back at last spring and don’t want to become the nagger again?  

Hoping there is a better way?  

This class is for you. Your child will likely participate in distance learning and you want to support them without being in charge of the instruction. This class will help you make sure they have what they need and are engaged in learning.  

After this class you will be able to: 

  • Recognize the difference between support and instruction 
  • Identify goals for learning 
  • Inspire motivation in your child 
  • Apply learning strategies outside of the standard curriculum 
  • Apply effective communication that will support and inspire your child 

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All ages
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current events homework parenting style school
Recorded Class

9.21.20 IPG Learning from Home: Make it a Successful Experience

November 21, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for IPG.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Lesson below.

You want to support your child and don’t feel prepared or qualified?  

Looking back at last spring and don’t want to become the nagger again?  

Hoping there is a better way?  

This class is for you. Your child will likely participate in distance learning and you want to support them without being in charge of the instruction. This class will help you make sure they have what they need and are engaged in learning.  

After this class you will be able to: 

  • Recognize the difference between support and instruction 
  • Identify goals for learning 
  • Inspire motivation in your child 
  • Apply learning strategies outside of the standard curriculum 
  • Apply effective communication that will support and inspire your child 
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School Age Teens & Young Adults
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homework school school success
Recorded Class

10.02.20 IPG Back to School: Support Your Child with Special Needs

October 2, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Uncertainty about school plans can be extra hard on children with special needs who thrive on consistency and routine. Uncertain times in the outside world makes at-home routines, communication, boundaries, and connection even more important.  

In this class you will learn what you can do to create a safe, supportive home environment to give your child the calm center they need to navigate an uncertain world. You will also learn important tips on how to communicate with your child’s school team to make sure your child is getting the support they need to learn and feel safe and happy. 

Class participants will be able to: 

  • Identify practical approaches to be a calm center for your child even if they are struggling  
  • Recognize what you can and cannot control in your child’s world 
  • Develop the ability to match your expectations to your child’s capacities and your family’s circumstances 
  • Define “achievable and sustainable” goals and work with your child to create a learning plan together 
  • Identify and apply strategies to help your child stay on track and ways to celebrate progress 
  • Apply strategies to partner effectively with your child’s teacher and support services staff
  • Recognize the importance of building a support network 
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School Age
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homework school special needs
Solution Series Library

Inspire School Success for Middle & High School Students

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Our Solution Series Libraries are developed around a specific parenting challenge. Each Series includes a collection of hand-picked, easily digestible (15 min+/-) videos which unlock a key piece of the parenting puzzle.  Read our summary of this Series below then click on each lesson to access the class description, video, handouts, and information about our Expert(s).

The Inspire School Success series for parents of middle and high school youth offers inspiration and strategies you can use to help your child enter the classroom with confidence, character, and the tools they need to succeed. Help your tweens and teens regulate their emotions and communicate effectively so that they can engage and learn. Parents, students, and teachers have all endured the challenges of an unusually tough year that has led to academic and social loss for many. This series covers clear, actionable ways to inspire meaningful conversations and develop routines at home that support social-emotional health, reduce conflict and foster a sense of gratitude and safety. Gain the information and techniques you need to help your tween or teen confidently enter school as you look towards graduation, the college admissions process, other post-graduate plans and beyond. 

Participants in this class series will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of mindset to school success 
  • Help tweens and teens complete homework without conflict
  • Appreciate and develop gratitude practices
  • Inspire important conversations to strengthen relationships and build character

Essential Library:
School Success: Inspire Motivation and Engagement
Make Homework Work
Stress, the Brain and Emotional Well-Being in your Teen
Manage Academic Loss
Less Conflict, More Solutions
Build Extraordinary Relationships with Your Teen through Daily Conversations
Support the Social Emotional Health of Gifted Teen Students

Extended Library:
Support Kids in Challenging Times: Understand and Engage in Current Events
Create Home Environments that Support Remote School Success
Approaching the College Admissions Process
Gratitude – the why and how!
Help Students Feel Safe in Challenging Times
Approaching Graduation and Beyond
Support the Social Emotional Health of Students with Special Needs

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Teens & Young Adults
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academic loss adhd anxiety appreciation autism behavior brain development college communication current events emotions feelings gifted students graduation gratitude homework motivation problem solving relationships remote school resilience safety school self care special needs stress