Being there for your child during times of distress are essential to ensuring his or her health and well-being. During crisis, you may be struggling to find effective ways of communicating the reality of the virus and its effects to your child, and he or she may be experiencing feelings of confusion and worry as […]
Routine is healthy for children, no matter the situation. In high-energy times of confusion and panic, however, positive repetition is crucial to staying stable and productive. As your family practices “social distancing,” or actions intended to stop or slow the spread of infection, establishing and maintaining a routine together with your child is the first […]
Story Time in Space Use the link below to listen to watch an astronaut read a story from the International Space Station. For older students, check out the “Science Time Videos” tab to watch experiments completed by the astronauts. https://storytimefromspace.com/library/ Space Racers This is an animated series for younger students featuring space. The website has […]
“My mother used to say, whenever there would be a real catastrophe that was in the movies or on the air, she would say: ‘Always look for the helpers, there will always be helpers.’ … Because if you look for the helpers, you’ll know that there’s hope.” Mr. Rogers While I have very fond memories […]
As we transition to distance learning, we have to accept that a little help is needed. This is in regards to managing, establishing routines, being disciplined and navigating through all of the online platforms with little to no problems. The National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) has organized a free webinar to help you master the […]
The Diocese of Brooklyn’s cable channel, NET-TV, will be broadcasting more services on Sundays and during the week. These services, in multiple languages, started on Sunday, March 22.
Due to the ongoing battle with COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Board of Regents Chancellor Betty A. Rosa and Interim State Education Commission Shannon Tahoe have decided to suspend the following New York State testing programs for the rest of the school year: New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Test New York State Grades 3-8 […]
It’s important to keep your children informed about the world around them. With news of the Coronavirus spreading faster each day, children may easily feel confused, worried, and overwhelmed. They may wonder, what’s happening? What is the Coronavirus? How will it affect my family and me? Don’t leave your children in the dark. Instead, establish […]
Hi parents, If you need help with Google Classroom, here is a helpful 2020 Parents’ Guide to Google Classroom.
Hello Parents & Community. Allow me to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Cary Anne Fitzgerald. I am the Parent & Community Outreach Coordinator for the Program for the Development of Human Potential (PDHP). PDHP has been a part of the Diocese of Brooklyn for more than 40 years and is funded […]