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HELPING WITH BACK TO SCHOOL ANXIETIES

Children vary in their general level of anxiety and in how well they cope with changes. With the impact of COVID-19 on the start of the school year, many children are experiencing higher levels of worry and distress.
This information sheet presents some strategies to help you identify your child’s level of anxiety, and support their mental health as they prepare to return to school in person. (For strategies to support you as a parent at this stressful time, see the information sheet “Back to school during COVID-19: Tips for parents’ well-being.”) Our thanks to Canadian Mental Health

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Parent, Teachers, Administrators & Students, a team or adversaries?

What is the learning climate in your child’s school? Do teachers and administrators give you the feeling that input into your child’s education is expected and valued or do they play lip service to collegiality? Does your school’s PAC meet regularly to discuss educational issues or bake sales? British Columbia schools are adopting a new curriculum with teachers having an opportunity to introduce it gradually this year with full implementation for 2016/2017 this Fall. Here is the link offering the highlights and particulars: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum If your PAC is not active … Continue reading

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