Definition of Thurs·day Three (ˈTHərzdē ˈthrē): Three unique stories curated for educators, parents, policy makers and others passionate about education. Topics include student health and development, learning readiness, school climate and social emotional learning, and school employee wellness.
Bullying behavior can be difficult to handle, especially online. So what happens when the online bully is a student with special needs? Advice given in this article is for parents with special-needs teens is to discuss, monitor and educate — setting clear rules and staying consistent, even repetitive.
When it comes to school breakfasts, two is better than none, says a new report. In fact, skipping breakfast is worse than eating two breakfasts. This is in part because school breakfasts have healthy eating standards, and those who skip breakfast are more likely to overeat later in the day.
When parents suffer depression, there can be a ripple effect on children. Kids may become anxious, even sad. There may be behavior problems. Health may suffer. And, grades may decline. This article explores depression in parents, and what can be done to treat it.
Lots of great food for thought in this edition, for sure. Do you have any thoughts or reactions to today’s Thursday Three? Share them in the comments below, and don’t forget to forward The Thursday Three on to a friend (or THREE!)!
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