Travel in Glen Head, NY

It's easy to run out of creative ideas for after-school middle school activities, which is why we compiled this awesome list.

In math (and all STEM subjects), we should encourage a mindset in which students know what to do when they don't know what to do.

Teachers can help students strengthen their brain's executive function with "workouts" in which they practice pausing, prioritizing, improving their working memory, and mapping their options.

With this collection of resources, you can teach your students to code—even if you’re still learning yourself.

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Students who experienced trauma found the ability to calm themselves and become ready to learn after practicing mindfulness. A group of students found it so transformative, they wrote a book with the help of their teachers.

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Test scores make students eligible for college, but self-management and relationship skills may better prepare them to thrive once they get there.

Guest blog by Anne Archer Yetsko When I Googled the phrase “middle school,” two of the top hits were “Middle school survival” and “Middle school: the worst years of my life.” I found that to be a pretty good depiction of how most people feel about this slightly (or not so slightly) traumatizing and awkward period of life. There are a few key aspects of the camp experience that are really beneficial for this age group. Camp gives your middle schooler:

Buses will begin morning pickups slightly earlier on Monday. As it is the first day of camp, we ask for a little flexibility until routes become solidified
Our camp office is open from 7:30am-6:00pm daily. If you should need anything, feel free to call us between those hours at 516-626-1094. Email us anytime at campjacobson@sjjcc.org and we will respond as soon as possible.
For more information on camp procedures, feel free to check out our parent guide by logging into your campminder account…

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Free Petting Zoo from Steppin Out Ponies and Petting Zoo (12:00 - 3:30 PM, weather permitting)
Meet Chef Ally Kustera and Chef Sophie Bravo of Food Network's Chopped Junior
Meet Chloe Wheeler of Telemundo's La Voz Kids (The Voice Kids)
Free Bounce House and Popcorn from Jump and Jam Long Island
Meet an 8 1/2 foot snake and other animals from Petland Discounts Parties
Free Water Ice Samples from Rita's Water Ice
Take Photos with the Snow Princess compliments of The Little Ladies…