The Classical Academies Partnering With Parents
Summary: Educating, encouraging, and supporting homeschooling parents in their role as the primary educator.
Students spend an average of nine hours a day online, and much of this is spent on social media. Increased time on social media can lead to loneliness, anxiety, depression, and perceived self-worth based on "likes" and "friends". Coastal Academy High School Counselor Jessica Novello shares how to start a conversation with our children about their social media usage and the importance of modeling healthy behavior and boundaries.
Students are spending an average of nine hours a day online. Much of this is spent on social media. Increased time on social media can lead to perceived loneliness, anxiety, and depression, and perceived self-worth based on likes and friends. Coastal Academy High School Counselor Jessica Novello shares how to open the conversation with our children about their social media usage and how to model healthy behavior and boundaries.
CAHS Counselor Laura Hughes and Chief Executive Officer at Pathway Health Clinic Leslie Salasar Carrillo discuss how to have the difficult conversation with your child about sex. They recommend tips for opening up communication and talking "with" your child and not "at" them, as well as helping them understand the consequences of their decisions. This is part two in a two part series.
CAHS Counselor Laura Hughes and Pathway Health Clinic CEO Leslie Salazar Carillo discuss how to start the difficult conversation with your child about sexual health. They recommend tips for opening up communication and talking "with" your child and not "at" them, as well as helping them understand the consequences of their decisions. This is part one in a two part series.
CAHS coach and leadership teacher, Jon Goodman, teaches the value of servant leadership in the classroom and on the field. Core values, such as working hard, living pure, leading with courage, and honoring the team help students live with purpose in all areas of life.
Middle school is a time to prepare for the rigors of high school. Many students struggle with confidence and independence during these years. Veteran teacher Dawn Sullivan shares how teaching students to receive feedback, communicate with teachers, and advocate for themselves leads to a growth mindset that ultimately helps them find success in high school.
Statistically, 1/3 of college students don't show up for their sophomore year of college. Kyle and Wendy Menig are founders of the Two10 Group, a coaching and consulting non-profit that prepares high school students for the transition to college by establishing values, building confidence, and helping students make wise decisions. Links: https://shop.two10.org/
As parents and educators we are helping students discover their strengths and prepare for their future careers. Classical Academy High School physics and robotics teacher, David Bower, shares how to find your passion and personal calling. He discusses the process of creating an inventory of your successes to help you discover a career you love.
Super STEM Saturday is an annual, hands-on science festival that welcomes 12,000 attendees to the campus of California State University San Marcos. Join Katherine Kantardjieff, Ph.D. Dean, College of Science and Mathematics and Tory See, Social Impact Manager at ViaSat, as they discuss the importance of early STEM education in our region. Learn more about Super STEM Saturday and how it is inspiring future innovators. Super STEM CSUSM Viasat
Classical Academy High School Athletic Director Chedly Benattia discusses the goal and purpose of organized team sports and how parents and coaches can better partner together. He shares the importance of parent involvement and mutual trust and respect.
Veteran teachers Barbara Curry and Wendy Moen discuss the benefits of homeschooling and the reasons parents are choosing to homeschool. They address the many concerns and questions that are common to those new to the idea of homeschooling.
Digital Citizenship includes everything we do online; how we respond to it and how we engage with it. Teacher Amy Pankratz discusses our digital identity and shares ideas for keeping children safe on their devices. She suggests helpful tips, tools, and apps for filtering and limiting time online. Parental App Links: Bark.us: https://www.bark.us/ Our Pact: 0https://ourpact.com/
Reading Specialist Elaine Brazele empowers young students to become more effective readers. She shares how learning to read for pleasure is essential to building reading skills such as fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. https://lexile.com/ https://www.goodreads.com/ http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1430
History teacher, Kelly Schaller, discusses the redeveloped California History Framework and how it encourages inquiry, discussion, and discourse. The new framework doesn't specifically direct teachers how to teach, but provides guidelines for developing conversations while aligning with other standards.
Homeschooling multiple children at different grade levels can be a challenge. However, there are strategies you can incorporate into you days and weeks that will allow you to be more productive, provide students with one-on-one time, and build independence.