Teens spend an average of nine hours a day on their smartphones. Yes, you’ve heard it before, and know it’s unhealthy for them for a number of reasons, and you have rules in place to reduce their screen time. Very good; you’ve got your child’s phone use in check, but how about yours?
FY16 OELPA Assessment (A) Collection, v2
FY17 Student (S) Cross Reference Collection, v2
FY17 Summer and Fall End of Course Assessment (A) Collection, v2
FY17 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (A) Collection, v2
FY17 SOES End of Year Student (S) Collection, v1
FY17 Traditional Districts Midyear Student (S) Collection, v1
January rolls in like a breath of fresh air. The calendar is reset and, in many regards, it is a chance to begin anew and an opportunity to do things “better” moving forward. The new year is also an ideal occasion for parents and children to come together to set fresh goals as both a family unit and as individuals. As you consider potential objectives for 2017 we challenge you, as a family, to come up with ways to make this a more meaningful, more impactful year.
The NFL and its advertisers are gearing up for the Super Bowl, set to kickoff Sunday, Feb. 5. About 111.9 million viewers tuned in for last year’s Super Bowl, making it the third highest watched U.S. broadcast in history. Of that wide viewing audience, somewhere around 18 percent will be youth under 21 – which means millions of children will be exposed to all sorts of advertising, including ads for alcohol.
Here is the December edition of the Early Learning Program Updates, which provides important Early Childhood Education information for administrators, teachers, families and community members.