PARENT ENGAGEMENT SERIES
Spring 2021
January 21:
Dr. Samantha Outcalt will discuss stress management // noon via Zoom

February 4:
Join Sycamore’s School Director of Extended Programs, Melissa Branigan, as she discusses all of the new Sycamore summer options. // Debuts on Sycamore’s You Tube Channel

February 18:
Join Sycamore Head of School, Diane Borgman, as she hosts a book discussion about The Parents We Mean to Be by Richard Weissbourd. Weissbourd is a Harvard psychologist whose expertise lies in the area of children's moral and emotional development. In this book, he argues that well-intentioned parents can actually be detrimental to their children's moral and emotional development through their focus on their children's happiness. He offers strategies for raising moral and mature children who can manage themselves and take responsibility for others. // 7:00pm

March 4:
Lori Henderson will discuss “Executive Function in students”. // Debuts on Sycamore’s You Tube Channel

March 18:
Join Sycamore School parent, Alpha Mistry, as she teaches Indian cooking.  // Debuts on Sycamore’s You Tube Channel

April 15:
Join Sycamore School Middle School teacher, Beth Simpson, as she leads a book discussion about The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abu Dare. In it Adunni, a fourteen-year-old Nigerian girl, endures a series of unfortunate events in her quest to get an education. This book is will be discussed using the Harkness Method that Beth employs in Middle School Language Arts. // Time TBA

April 29:
Join Sycamore School Physical Education teachers, David Fink and Paula French , as they teach “Stretching Exercises for Summer Sports” .  // Debuts on Sycamore’s You Tube Channel