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Hidden Sparks Without Walls/Parent Connection is a webinar series that offers parents a way to deepen their understanding of learning and behavior. Hidden Sparks Without Walls/Teacher Track is a webinar series designed for educators and administrators serving Jewish day schools.

For many children and parents, staying on top of homework and long-term projects is a never-ending battle. Difficulties with tracking assignments, managing materials, time management and planning are often a major source of conflict at home and lead to missed assignments and under-achievement in school. In this webinar, Dr. Elana Spira provides tips on how to help children build and practice skills for organization, time management and planning.

Date: Nov 14, 2023 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)
Instructor: Elana Spira

This webinar will teach you practical skills you can use every day to address challenging child behaviors. It will help you to understand better why your child is behaving the way they are, and know what you can do to help. We will focus on balancing behavioral skills, such as limit-setting, praise, and positive reinforcement, with communication tools, such as active listening and reflection, to help you create a structured, calm, and compassionate environment in your home.

Date: Mar 06, 2024 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)
Instructor: Estie Reidler

On the 10 year anniversary of her original webinar, Dr. Novick, a premier expert on bullying, will revisit the topic, its unique characteristics, and impact in the Jewish community. The focus of the webinar will be on what parents and educators can do to help children who are teased or socially excluded, and how we can work with all children to be socially responsible bystanders and create caring communities. 

Date: May 07, 2024 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)
Instructor: Dr. Rona Novick