D35 On the Go
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In this episode, Dr. Wang talks with Dr. Devorah Heitner, author of Screenwise and Growing Up in Public. Dr. Heitner has written articles about children and technology that have been published in The Washington Post and New York Times. They delve into topics such as mentoring vs. monitoring when it comes to digital tools, ways to support our children in thinking critically about posting and engaging in online dialogue, and considerations to help you determine your child's readiness for various tech tools and apps.
In this episode, Dr. Wang talks with Andy Pickett, Central School Assistant Principal, about the Spartans in Action. Spartans In Action is a framework that contains a common language that Central teachers are utilizing to talk about social emotional learning skills with students.
If you are interested in looking at the Spartans In Action infographic, you can find it here on our website (scroll down to the bottom of the page).
In this episode, Dr. Wang talks with Lynn Lyons, psychotherapist and author of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents, The Anxiety Audit, and host of the FlusterClux podcast. The discussion highlights skills families can put into practice that support children with anxiety and worry.
If you are interested in reading Lynn’s newest book, The Anxiety Audit, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this episode, Dr. Wang talks with Michelle Icard, author of 8 Setbacks that Can Make A Child A Success, Fourteen Talks By Age Fourteen, and Middle School Makeover. The discussion highlights the 3 steps parents can take to support a child through a setback and help them come out stronger. We also explore how we can work together as a community to support all of our children collectively.
If you are interested in reading Michelle Icard’s book, 8 Setbacks That Can Make A Child A Success, please email us at email@example.com
During this podcast, Dr. Wang interviews Aman Bedi, parent, and Betty Weir, D35 Director of Professional Learning. The three discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the community of Glencoe and within the D35 schools. They highlight the upcoming Family Belonging Night. The goal of the evening is to celebrate the diversity within Glencoe and enhance the sense of belonging in our schools.
If you are interested in taking part in Family Belonging Night, it will take place on October 19 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at West School. Learn more about the event and RSVP here.
As our students acclimate to the beginning of the school year, we know families are in the midst of setting up routines and supporting their children in staying organized. In this episode, Dr. Wang talks with Beth Bertoni, Central School Psychologist, about “executive functioning.” Mrs. Bertoni defines this term and shares practical strategies parents can use at home to support their children with homework, materials, and more.
If you are interested in this topic, please join us at our D35 Learning Together event on Wednesday, September 20th with Maggie Schwalback, CEO of North Shore Executive Functioning. Learn more about the event and RSVP here.
Dr. Wang has a conversation with Diana Thompson, our new Assistant Director of Pupil Services. They discuss how to support your child as you look to the new school year. Topics addressed include setting your child up for success on the first day of school, ways to handle conversations about school jitters, and suggestions for routines at home that will support a smooth transition.
Meet Ben Baird, the new Principal of West School
What do parents and students need to know about the transition from West to Central?