Parent Information Series Rebecca 2017-01-25T12:02:47+00:00
Helping Your Child Learn Two Languages
February 8, 6:30-8:30 pm
Parents of children who are dual language learners often have questions about how to support their children’s bilingual development. Come find answers to common questions and hands-on strategies to help promote your children learning and loving two or more languages!
Presenter Dr. Dawn Hendricks co-wrote the country’s first bilingual Early Reading First project, leading a team that established 20 model bilingual classrooms that received national recognition.
Parenting Wonderful Kids Through Family Meetings
February 15, 7:00-8:00 pm
Family meetings provide the time and place to make vital connections, to build the family parents want and children need. They provide a way to talk about parents’ values, to learn what’s going on with your children and to follow through on decisions made together. Come and learn more about how to hold great family meetings.
Presenter Katherine Foldes has over 20 years of experience organizing Family Meetings and Family Meeting Workshops. She is the author of The Family Meeting Handbook.
Face Time: Parenting in an Age of Digital Attachment
March 7, 6:30-8:30 pm
Technology is here to stay and is a part of all our lives. Come for a far-from-anti-technology talk geared toward what your child is facing and how to help them face it with their health and wellbeing intact. Information on how technology impacts physiology, brain function, relationships, and sense of self will be center stage.
Presenter Doreen Dodgen-Magee is a psychologist and nationally recognized presenter and author in the area of technology and its impact on humans.
How to Help Children Deal with Bullying
April 3, 7:00-8:30 pm
Bullying is debilitating and pervasive. Identify tools to effectively eliminate it and empower your child.
Parents will learn strategies for fostering their child’s school readiness, while focusing on the “whole” child. We will discuss simple, effective ways in which parents can help prepare their child for school in all areas: academics, social/emotional, and physical. Parents will leave with the simple tools and know-how for helping their child make a smooth transition into kindergarten.
Presenter Jeri Lyn Davis is a Kindergarten teacher with the Beaverton School District.