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Studies show that knowledge of a second language helps with problem-solving abilities, academic achievement, and communication skills. Having the ability to communicate in another language and having an understanding of that culture can also make you more attractive to potential employers.
Although much controversy surrounds bilingual education, several states mandate that public schools provide instruction in a student's native language. In addition, many districts see the value of dual language programs and provide them as an option for their students.
Join us as we sit down with Bilingual and Dual Language specialists from Mansfield ISD. Sitting in the guest co-host chair will be Amanda Ybarra, mom of 3 boys enrolled in a bilingual immersion charter school in Arlington, TX.
No two kids are alike, probably not even in your family. We were all given unique personalities that dictate how we react in certain situations and what drives us forward to accomplish a goal. As parents we want our kids to thrive academically and we are their chief motivators and accountability partners in that journey. Knowing what will ignite a joy of learning and desire for achievement in each of our kids is crucial to this process.
In this episode we are joined by Alisha Woodall, a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor from Finding The Foundation in Addison, TX.
Teen dating violence (TDV) is a type of intimate partner violence that occurs between two people in a close relationship. Behaviors include physical violence, sexual violence, psychological aggression, and stalking and take place both in person and electronically. Research shows that TDV impacts students academically and can lead to depression and anxiety, unhealthy behaviors, and suicidal ideation.
In this episode high school counselor, Stephanie Threets and, Tiphynee Salazar high school counselor and, LPC will share information about identifying warning warning signs, talking to your kids about healthy relationships, and the impact of TDV on learning.
In this digital age an informal style of writing has begun to creep into our lives. Being a strong writer is important for life and career readiness, effective communication, and academic success. Writing can also be a useful outlet, but it can be difficult to motivate our kids to get excited about writing for pleasure when competing with the latest video game or tech gadget.
In this episode we will be joined by ELA teacher, Michelle Agbedawu and adjunct professor and author LaQuisha Beckham who will offer tips for helping our kids develop writing skills for academic and life success.
My husband David and I have been married 14 years and have 3 school-aged children. We both work in the field of education but have struggles helping our kids academically just like any parents. As moms and dads, we want our children to do well in life and realize that education is a vital key to achieving that goal. But sometimes we need a little help.
School Dazed features experts tackling a variety of challenges affecting children’s education from bullying, to gaming, to mental health.
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