Sara chats with Jeff Sammut on SiriusXM Radio, Canada Talks about the benefits and concerns of students being able to take mental health days off school.Listen to Mental health days
If your teen is studying for, or in the middle of writing exams right now, then you may be interested in reading about how to make this period of time less stressful for everyone, but especially for your son or daughter.
First, I’d like to normalize the stress and anxiety that is bound to occ...Read Exam stress
Being Smart about Gifted Education, now in its 2nd edition, is written for teachers and parents who want to understand what intelligence, giftedness, and talent are, how high level ability develops, and what they can do to support and encourage it. It connects current research in the cognitive and n...Read Being Smart about Gifted Education
Sara is quoted in an article about how you can help your child with the sometimes tricky transition into high school.Read Freshman focus
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Janyce Lastman and I have previously collaborated on several podcasts. So when she approached me about this one I was glad because, with recent news headlines related to happenings in a well private school in Toronto, this is more timely of a topic tha...Listen to When Bad Things Happen at Good Schools
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Sara Dimerman in conversation with Janyce Lastman. Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:The difference between a quiz, test and exam and how to prepare differently for each How standardized tests (su... Listen to How to best prepare, study and perform well on tests and exams
How to know if your child and their school is the right match (PDF).
Printed in Post City Kids Magazine, September 2017Read How to know if your child and their school is the right match
Adjust or bust. Or so it feels for millions of students (and teachers) who have either returned or are beginning classes for the first time, maybe even in a new place this month of September.
Our home (and the people in it) too is going through an intense period of adjustment now that our youngest d...Read Adjusting to a new school year