Let your child see you keep your temper when you are angry. Instead of yelling, calmly talk about how you feel.
Read your child’s reading assignment together. Then ask your child to tell you about it in his or her own words.
When your child is unsuccessful, ask, “How would you do it differently next time?”
Choose an object, such as a paper clip. Ask your child to figure out different ways to use it. This promotes creativity and problem-solving.
DLP: Look over your child’s completed assignments. Give compliments first, then helpful suggestions.
DLP: Tell your child about books you loved when you were their age. Need suggestions for titles your child may enjoy reading? Ask his or her school media specialist.
DLP: Choose a Word of the Day. Challenge family members to use it in a sentence.
Check out the flyer for our upcoming flu vaccine dates for each school!
DLP: See how many ocean creatures you and your child can think of. What about green animals or animals with spots? If your child is old enough, ask them to name mammals, reptiles, or amphibians. You can be as creative as you like with deciding on categories!
We appreciate all of the parents and family members who attended our Annual Title I Meeting last week! If you were unable to attend, you can access the presentation on our website at https://www.ware.k12.ga.us/o/williams-heights-elementary-school/page/title-i-parent-and-family-engagement. Thank you!
DLP: Talk about honesty and why it is so important. Point out examples of people who demonstrate honesty.
DLP: Make up a secret code with your child. Send messages to each other.
DLP: Show your child 10 objects. Have them close their eyes while you remove one. Can they guess what’s missing?
DLP: Exercise as a family. Choose an activity everyone will enjoy.
DLP: Ask your child to tell you something they learned today. Then tell them something you learned today!
DLP: Talk about three ways you used math today. Ask everyone in the family how they used math.
DLP: Help your child find the best time to do assignments. Some kids are more focused right after the school day ends while others are at night.
DLP: Have a Family Reading Night. Pop some popcorn and have everyone curl up with a good book!
We are excited to unveil our latest website feature called Daily Learning Planner (DLP) in the Live Feed section! Here, families will find ideas they can use to help children do well in school. We will post a new tip or resource each school day. The district Live Feed will contain a general tip that applies to most students while school Live Feeds will highlight tips for students in elementary, middle, or high school. Our first tip will post later today.
We're fighting childhood cancer, one cup at a time! Williams Heights W.I.N.G.S. students are hosting a lemonade stand every Wednesday during the month of September. Lemonade and other sweet lemon treats will be sold, with prices ranging from $.25-$1.00.