Home-School Connections: ideas to enhance student learning at home, December 2018

December 6, 2018—Each month, school newsletters include a one-page insert called Home-School Connections. It describes ways in which families can enhance student learning at home in the areas of literacy; numeracy; healthy, caring schools and improving student learning.

This month’s Home-School Connections (Pdf) features:

  • Physical: Development of the body influenced by physical activity, sleep patterns, healthy eating and healthy life choices.
  • Cognitive: Development of abilities and skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and the ability to be flexible and innovative.
  • Social: Development of self-awareness, a sense of belonging, relationships with others and collaboration and communication skills. Includes the development of identity (individual, social group, spiritual/religious), self-concept and self-esteem.
  • Emotional: Involves learning about experiencing emotions and understanding how to recognize, manage and cope with them. Includes emotional self-regulation, empathy, motivation and risk taking.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 62354, [email protected]

Last updated: January 10, 2019 at 8:47 am
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