Author Archives: JRamsey

Summer Workshops at Shodor still available!

For 6th-12th graders who like Computers, Math & Science For middle and high school students who are interested in COMPUTERS, MATH and/or SCIENCE, Shodor offers a variety of explorations to satisfy their intellectual appetites during time away from school this … Continue reading

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Internet Safety Part II

As school counselors, we often discuss the importance of internet safety. Parents please take a look at this interactive tool: http://www.takethislollipop.com.  You must have an active facebook account in order to participate. Also, please make sure your children are utilizing … Continue reading

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Internet Safety Rules

Ask your parents’ permission before using your full name, address, telephone number, or school name anywhere on the internet. Tell your parents or guardian if you see something online that you know is wrong or makes you feel uncomfortable. Don’t … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying happens on web sites, in chat rooms, in blogs, through e-mail, on voicemail, and through text messages.  The definition of cyberbullying is: The use of different forms of technology to hurt, embarass, or ridicule a person.  A cyberbully can be … Continue reading

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Student Planner

One of the most important skills that your student will develop is the ability to manage his/her time. The student planner is the first step to learning to manage their time. Please encourage your student to use his or her planner every … Continue reading

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Study Tips for Parents

Why is studying important? Doing homework is one of a child’s first major responsibilities in time management. It teaches children to depend on themselves. Improve study skills. With practice, children are able to work more quickly and effectively. Communicate with … Continue reading

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Fifteen Quick Anger Busters

Count colors. Instead of counting to ten, try counting colors. See if you can find at least twelve different colors. Growl. Find somewhere to be alone. Growl like a bear. Make it a long, loud growl. Have a piece of gum. Always keep … Continue reading

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