12 Results

  • ADHD Tools and Techniques

    Learn tools and techniques to support those with ADHD, from preschool age to adulthood. Discuss ADHD, treatment options and how to implement potential positive results within household dynamics and schoolwork assignments. Each age group requires different interventions and support. Discover clear guiding principals of support and interventions to help individuals of all ages become successful. Meets criteria for Minnesota  teacher licensure renewal in Differentiation and is approved for 1.5 CEUs.
  • Apps, Texts and Bullying, Oh My! (classroom teachers)

    Are you a little overwhelmed by your child's online use? Learn step-by-step how to tiptoe into this new terrain in a book club discussion of Galit Breen's book, Kindness Wins.  Discover the most important things to teach your child so that they're prepared for the online world. Remember how grounding it was to sit at the ECFE round table and hammer out naps, schedules and snacks? Consider this the moms of school-age kids version.   What you can expect over three sessions: Discover the “secret” things children are doing online that you absolutely need to be prepared for Enrich your older child parenting—we need each other more than ever while parenting this new stage Experience a small, tight-knit Q&A so that your most pressing questions get answered Explore the online world via your child's’ eyes—it looks very different from their point of view Develop an educated parenting stance on raising your digital kids Create an action plan for what topics to discuss with your child Receive your own copy of Kindness Wins! Class meets criteria for Minnesota teacher licensure renewal in Technology and is approved for three CEU'S.
  • Apps, Texts and Bullying, Oh My! (parents of school age children)

    Are you a little overwhelmed by your child's online use? Learn step-by-step how to tiptoe into this new terrain in a book club discussion of Galit Breen's book, Kindness Wins.  Discover the most important things to teach your child so that they're prepared for the online world. Remember how grounding it was to sit at the ECFE round table and hammer out naps, schedules and snacks? Consider this the moms of school-age kids version.   What you can expect over threesessions: Discover the “secret” things children are doing online that you absolutely need to be prepared for Enrich your older child parenting—we need each other more than ever while parenting this new stage Experience a small, tight-knit Q&A so that your most pressing questions get answered Explore the online world via your child's’ eyes—it looks very different from their point of view Develop an educated parenting stance on raising your digital kids Create an action plan for what topics to discuss with your child Receive your own copy of Kindess Wins! Class meets criteria for Minnesota teacher licensure renewal in Technology and is approved for three CEU'S.
  • Are you Providing Care to an Elderly Loved One?

    The maze of senior services is confusing and overwhelming. Save yourself time and money by learning the essentials! Uncover a different set of topics unique to that stage in the caregiving continuum. Learn about transportation options, paying for homecare, healthcare directives, choosing a nursing home or assisted living, Medicare/Medicaid and so much more. Discuss strategies for balancing your life with your caregiving responsibilites. Discover all the options available before a healthcare crisis happens.
  • Donation to Learning

    Support a Community Education learner today!Last year, the Community Education Department provided over $51,000 in financial assistanceto assist low-income community members to participate in an array of quality Community Education enrichment programs such as college prep, career exploration, technology, swim instruction, health and wellness, theatre, language and STE(A)M courses as well as after school classes and summer sports camps. These programs provide participants with the opportunity to pursue their interests, expand their abilities and improve social skills in a fun and safe environment. Please consider providing financial assistance for youth and families to participate in these programs to engage, inspire and enrich their lives.Corporate tax-deductible donations can be made and sent to District 196 Community Education, 15180 Canada Ave, Rosemount, MN 55068. For more information, call Khia Brown, Director of Community Education at 651.423.7720.
  • Electronic Addiction: How To Break Free From Battles Over Screens

    Have you ever tried to limit electronics, but then gave in because your child wouldn’t stop badgering you? Do you feel guilty for sometimes “giving in” so your child is entertained rather than complaining? There is a real “addictive” quality to electronics and a proven, step-by-step protocol to restore health and harmony to families. Receive solutions from the Free Your Family From Electronic Addiction protocol that are key to having a calmer, more cooperative child with healthy boundaries around electronic usage.
  • Insider Tips to Pay For College Without Going Broke

    Parents will not want to miss strategies to help navigate the complicated college process and save tens of thousands of dollars. College is now the second largest purchase most families make in their lives, yet most know more about buying a television. Class will cover common mistakes families make in selecting a college, myths about financial aid, and how to significantly reduce your cost. Planning ahead and developing a strategy for the college process is crucial to finding the right fit and avoiding unmanageable debt.
  • Parent Group for Gifted Children

    Interested in learning more about your gifted child? Consider joining a gifted parent group! A SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) group is now being offered. Parents are a child’s first teacher and they continue to be teachers throughout their child’s life. Join other interested parents of gifted and talented children to discuss such topics as motivation, discipline, stress management and peer relationships. All sessions are organized around the book A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children which is included for each family. You do not need to have a formally identified GT student to participate in this group. Multiple adults per family are welcome: parents, step-parents and other adults who care for your child.
  • Parents, Kids and Money Matters (ages 6 to 10)

    Designed for parents and their children to help learn about money and values they want their kids to learn. Gain helpful information and receive practical tools to make teaching about money fun. Take home resources to continue the conversation.  
  • The Nurtured Heart Approach®: Building Relationships and Transforming Behaviors

    Find out why typical behavior management strategies tend to backfire when applied to children who have difficulty managing strong impulses and emotions. Step by Step, learn effective, uncomplicated strategies for helping children develop healthy social and emotional skills. Understand the role relationship plays in reinforcing valued behavior and learn technique for building positive relationships with any child. Discover the impact this has on instilling inner wealth and why children who are strong on the inside act in great ways. See how adults can be the agent of change in transforming difficult behaviors and recognize why all children flourish through this approach. 
  • Unlock the Einstein Within

    Gain knowledge and understanding of the effects cognitive skills such as visual, auditory, memory, attention and others have on learning. Learn practical strategies to apply in the home or classroom. Interactive class includes information on new brain research and how it affects today's classrooms. Discover methods and tools in detecting students with weak cognitive skills and tools to strengthen them. Meets criteria for Minnesota teacher licensure renewal in Differentiation and is approved for 1.5 CEUs.
  • What Science Can Tell You About Parenting Your Teen

    The teen years are a time of tremendous growth and change. As a parent of a teen, these years can also be a time of tumultuous relationships, raging hormones, risky behavior and conflict. It doesn’t have to be so difficult! There is an explosion of research on how the brain works and specifically how the adolescent brain is changing. Find out what science says about what is going on with your teen and how can you use that knowledge to reduce the angst and increase the joy!Meets criteria for Minnesota teacher licensure renewal in Positive Behavior and is approved for 1.5 CEUs