2018 Spring Howard Center Education Series

2018-03-05T11:36:39-05:00

Thursday, March 29 Safe Injection Sites: Part of the Opiate Solution? Panel Discussion with Q & A Moderated by Jane Lindholm, host of VPR's "Vermont Edition." 6:00-7:30 p.m. Dealer.com Panelists: Brandon del Pozo Chief of Police, Burlington, Vermont Patti Fisher, MD Chief Medical Officer, Central Vermont Medical Center Sarah George Chittenden County State’s Attorney Grace Keller Program Coordinator, Howard

2018 Spring Howard Center Education Series2018-03-05T11:36:39-05:00

Educational Guide on Children’s Health from drugwatch.com

2018-02-06T11:38:14-05:00

Questions about your child's health? Find answers to common questions parents have as their children reach different stages of their growth and development. https://www.drugwatch.com/health/children/ Learn about the flu vaccine. https://www.drugwatch.com/vaccines/flu/

Educational Guide on Children’s Health from drugwatch.com2018-02-06T11:38:14-05:00

Relationships First: Creating Connections That Help Young People Thrive

2017-02-10T13:30:04-05:00

"Search Institute’s newest research-to-practice initiative will focus on studying and strengthening the developmental relationships that help young people succeed. A developmental relationship helps young people attain the psychological and social skills that are essential for success in education and in life. Young people can form these relationships with their parents and family members, with their friends and peers, with

Relationships First: Creating Connections That Help Young People Thrive2017-02-10T13:30:04-05:00

What Teens Need Most from their Parents (and Mentors, too!)

2016-12-09T12:44:30-05:00

Wall Street Journal article by Sue Shellenbarger lays out helpful age-by-age guide to understanding teen behavior patterns and ways that adults can best support them. "...Tweens can actually slip backward in some basic skills..." "...Teens at age 16, who had affectionate moms when they were 12, ​showed brain changes linked to lower rates of sadness and anxiety and greater self-control..."

What Teens Need Most from their Parents (and Mentors, too!)2016-12-09T12:44:30-05:00

Car safety – chances are your kids should STILL be in a Booster Seat!

2016-10-24T14:59:43-04:00

Yes, we find it surprising, too. But, parents & mentors, take heed. Help kids to stay safe by following these guidelines: In Vermont, to get out of a booster, a child must pass two milestones The child must be 8 years old to even consider leaving the booster. The child must pass the 5 step test to get out

Car safety – chances are your kids should STILL be in a Booster Seat!2016-10-24T14:59:43-04:00

What do kids need to succeed?

2016-07-13T09:59:58-04:00

Here are some resources we like to consult when thinking BIG - helpful in program design. The Search Institute http://www.search-institute.org/ Developmental Assets®, Search Institute’s framework of strengths and supports, which has become the most widely recognized and most frequently cited approach to positive youth development in the world. Developmental Relationships, those relationships that help young people attain the psychological

What do kids need to succeed?2016-07-13T09:59:58-04:00

Where we learn about state & national trends in Afterschool programs

2016-07-13T09:42:42-04:00

Vermont Afterschool is where we read information on policy and what else is happening in our state! To learn more about national trends, policies, and tips for program enhancements, we go to the Afterschool Alliance.

Where we learn about state & national trends in Afterschool programs2016-07-13T09:42:42-04:00

The Math Revolution – The Atlantic

2016-07-08T09:26:05-04:00

“The Math Revolution”, The Atlantic, March 2016 http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/03/the-math-revolution/426855/ "Students who show an inclination toward math need additional math opportunities—and a chance to be around other math enthusiasts—in the same way that a kid adept with a soccer ball might eventually need to join a traveling team. And earlier is better than later: The subject is relentlessly sequential and hierarchical.

The Math Revolution – The Atlantic2016-07-08T09:26:05-04:00
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