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9.15.20 The Hartford My Child Struggles in School : How Can I Help?

September 15, 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 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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emotions routines school success
Recorded Class

9.14.20 The Hartford Back to School with Joy and Optimism: Whatever It Looks Like (Ages 6 – 12)

September 14, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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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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emotions school success school transition
Recorded Class

9.3.20 The Hartford School in 2020: What Are My Options and What is Best for My Child?

September 3, 2020 12:00 am EDT/EST

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

Back to school is upon us and you’re still not sure how to proceed or you’re unhappy with your initial choice. If there’s anything 2020 has taught us, it’s that there is no need to rush into schooling. This is a dynamic learning environment and your school age, tween or teen student can thrive. In this class we will talk about how to approach school and learning in 2020. Don’t worry if you feel stuck – you always have choices. 

After this class you will be able to: 

  • Recognize your options including distance learning, home schooling, education pods and remote learning while others are “live” in school 
  • Identify considerations for your child and family in order to analyze options and make a choice 
  • Apply strategies that will keep your family agile in thinking about school and adjusting approaches 
  • Plan with your family and take next steps 
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School Age Teens & Young Adults
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school school success school transition
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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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 
Ages
School Age Teens & Young Adults
Tags
homework school school success
Solution Series Library

Inspire School Success for Elementary 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 elementary school children 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 child 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.

Participants in this class series will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of mindset to school success 
  • Help children complete homework without conflict
  • Appreciate and develop gratitude practices
  • Inspire important conversations to strengthen relationships and build character 
  • Create positive routines that support your child’s success in school

Essential Library:
School Success: Inspire Motivation and Engagement
Make Homework Work
Stress, the Brain and Emotional Well Being
Manage Academic Loss
Less Conflict, More Solutions
Build Extraordinary Relationships with Your Child through Daily Conversations

Extended Library:
Support Kids in Challenging Times: Understand and Engage in Current Events
Create Home Environments that Support Remote School Success
Support the Social Emotional Health of Gifted Students
Support the Social Emotional Health of Special Needs Students

Ages
School Age
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academic loss adhd anxiety autism brain development communication current events emotions forgetful gifted students homework messy motivation news organized relationships remote school school school success special needs worries