Friday 5: Kids & Teens
Here’s some of what we’ve been reading at Elevate to support your family’s mental health!
School can feel like a high-pressure, high-stakes game. Here’s what you can do, as a parent, to help promote LEARNING, GROWTH, & BALANCE with the young scholars in your home. (New York Times)
When you learn to accept that being uncomfortable is an essential part of progress and learning, you become primed for growth – At Harvest Collegiate High School in Manhattan, they find opportunities to teach tenacity and refer to this experience as “Joyful Learning.” (edsurge.com)
We love Podcasts in our house. They are great ways to start conversations, learn something new, or unwind after a stimulating day. Check out this list of 25 great podcasts for kids from Common Sense Media! (Common Sense Media)
Is your child struggling to establish study habits? The most common culprits are procrastination, feeling overwhelmed, and struggling to retain information, which is all conveniently addressed in this article! (New York Times)
Another scientific debate over teens, screens and mental health? YES! This article discusses the most recent data and how our approach to technology as parents can help or hinder our connection with our kids.