While we are out of school for the time being, we wanted to give our families some resources/information to explore if you need them. Below are some tips, coping skills, strategies and local resources to utilize while we practice our distant learning:

On Managing Anxiety:
  • Mobile App's for Mental Health and Social Emotional LearningApp Store

     

    As students are continuing their academic education, they also need to continue their social-emotional learning as well!  These are some apps that you may find useful for students and/or parents as we try to stay emotionally healthy right now.  Some of these apps are free; others require a one time cost and some may be subscription services.  Most can be found on both apple and android devices.

     

    Apps about mindfulness or being calm

    Headspace: Meditation & Sleep: Headspace is your guide to everyday mindfulness in just a few minutes a day.

    Calm: Calm is the #1 app for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation

    Insight Timer - Meditation App: Guided meditations and talks led by the world's top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers

     

    Apps to help with focus and attention

    Rescue Time: RescueTime helps you understand where your time goes each day. Optimize your energy. And take back control of your day.

    Focus Booster App:  chunks tasks into time segments for all age levels.

    Freedom: Freedom blocks distracting websites and apps

     

    Apps to promote gratitude/emotional expression

    Three Good Things:  simple online journal where you list 3 good things about each day.  This focus on gratitude leads to greater happiness.

    Thankful for:  prompts to encourage a gratitude list

    Emotionary: Develop a rich vocabulary of emotions and you’ll have the building block for emotional intelligence

Last Modified on April 21, 2020