Episode 6: Getting Past “How Was Your Day?”

How many times have you picked your child up from school or the bus stop and asked “How was your day?” only to be met with “good” or “fine”.  Then you follow up with “What did you do today?” only to, once again, be met with a vague answer like “nothing”.  Why do kids do that?  Why are they reluctant to talk to us about their day even though, as parents, we want to hear and talk about their experiences?  In episode 6, Amy Van Hoose and 2nd grade teachers Kate Knolhoff and Emily Lovelace share questioning strategies to help get your kids to open up and what to do with the information they give you.

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Episode 3: I.E.P.’s Don’t Have To Be Scary

In this Episode of “After The Bell Rings”, Tricia Aukamp, School Psychologist from Silver Creek Elementary and Marine Elementary, joins Amy Van Hoose to discuss the I.E.P. (Individualized Education Process).  In the episode they will review what exactly an I.E.P. is, how students qualify, and what to expect through the process.

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