Home-School Connections: ideas to enhance student learning at home, September 2017
September 7, 2017 — Each month, school newsletters include a one-page insert called Home-School Connections. It describes ways in which families can enhance student achievement and well-being.
This month’s Home-School Connections (Pdf) features:
- Move more… Lots of good things happen when kids move. Encourage children to ‘Run. Jump. Play. Every day.’ View more resources on the Healthy Kids Community website.
- Think clearly… Believe In Yourself, It Changes What You Can Do! (Pdf). Homework Help is online math help for Grade 7-10. The Homework Help website offers access to free, real-time one-on-one tutoring with an Ontario certified teacher.
- Sleep well… It is recommended that school-age children get from 9 to 11 hours of sleep each night. Visit aboutkidshealth.ca for more tips and information wellbeing. Stop, Breathe & Think Kids – Meditation and mindfulness is easy and fun for kids to help them fall asleep, calm down or resolve conflicts.
- Eat better… Food for Learning provides food for local children each year in the form of balanced breakfast, healthy snack, or nutritious lunch. Partnerships with Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health are encouraging families to Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit through their community challenge.
For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]