Navigating Your Child's Education: Grades 6-8

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Are we getting hacked?

By Kary Oberbrunner on Oct 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Welcome to the Attention Economy–where you are the product. In this digital landscape, they keep score with eyeballs and eardrums. Your attention–even for a few seconds–translates into cold, hard cash they're willing to manipulate and even hack you for.

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Keep Running Your Race

By Nancy Secrest on Jul 29, 2020 9:00 PM

There seems to be a growing sense of apathy because of all the change, uncertainty, unpredictability that we are living in these days. None of us know what's really going to happen or how it's going to happen, so it can feel hard to get excited and look forward to things that we've been expecting. If you are finding yourself feeling anxious or unmotivated or apathetic, know that you are not alone. It is helpful to identify these feelings and even share them with a trusted friend.

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Recognizing and Addressing Anxiety in Your Middle Schooler

By Nancy Secrest on Sep 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Stress and anxiety affect all ages in our society, but it is especially pronounced in the middle school years. While the middle school years are notoriously awkward and rife with transition, they are arguably more challenging now than ever before.

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