To provide ongoing encouragement during distance learning.
Tips for achieving it
Talk with your student about having a growth mindset. We all make mistakes; it is part of the learning process.
Teach your child to be a flexible thinker in order to adapt to changes.
Give authentic and specific praise. Example: “I like how you persisted with that math problem and didn’t give up when it got hard!”
Show curiosity and interest in what your student is learning. Example: “Tell me about _____.” Make a connection with them by talking about how that is the same or different from when you were their age.
Make it fun by turning their class learning into real world applications. Example: Following a recipe involves reading and math. Discussing real world dilemmas involves reasoning and critical thinking skills.
Acknowledge and validate the varying emotions surrounding distance learning.
Foster a positive mindset by brainstorming the positives such as still being able to see friends (online) and being able to learn in a safe environment.
Model the behavior you expect from your student.
Allow for choices whenever possible (What do you want to work on first, math or reading?)
We are hiring for custodial, transportation and maintenance staff. Meet with hiring managers. Possible same day interviews. Full-time and part-time jobs available. See you Thursday, Jan. 20 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Waldo Middle School, 2805 Lansing Ave. NE in Salem.
A time for parents and caregivers of students experiencing disabilities to hear from the district about topics relevant to special education services, advise the district on parent views related to those special services and supports, and ask questions of district special education leaders.
Listening Sessions on third Thursday of every month during school year. You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
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