Lawrence Labrador Lowdown

April 3, 2020

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Lawrence Elementary staff wishes everyone a healthy and peaceful Spring Break. Please take time to relax and disconnect from distance learning. Our staff will be replying to e-mails and phone calls when we return on Tuesday, April 14.

Friday Behaviorist Meetings

Thanks to all who were able to participate in the WebEx meetings with Jennifer Burkholder. Here is the link to the meeting on Friday, March 27. Ms. Starkovich will send out today's video when it becomes available.

Resources from Jennifer Burkholder, School Behaviorist

An article about showing yourself (as parents) grace during this time, since "crisis schooling" is not the same as "home schooling." I thought it was a really good reminder. Click Here for Article

An article written by an astronaut who spent a year basically in isolation, in space.
Click Here for Article

The website "Mindful Schools" has free classes for kids right now- they are live online on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Click Here for Video

Websites like NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) have a lot of good resources: Click Here for Website

This is the free course from Yale on Happiness Click Here for Course

There are many great apps on your device for meditation, mindfulness, progressive relaxation:

"Calm", "Meditation for Kids," and "Children's Bedtime Meditations for Sleep" are a couple. Check them out before having your child listen to them, as you know them best and what they will respond to.

Jennifer Burkholder, M.A., BCBA

Behavior Analyst

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District

(925) 606-3221

2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule

Passing an idea along from another family. Perhaps this is something you would like to do with your family?