Lesson 4: 

Mindfulness on Loving Kindness

This meditation will guide you to a deeper appreciation for self and the world around you.


Gratitude Articles

The Neuroscience of Why Gratitude Makes Us Healthier
Gratitude, it turns out, makes you happier and healthier.

Greater Good: Gratitude
Scientific research on gratitude

How Gratitude Can Help You Through Hard Times
It's easy to feel grateful when life is good, but when disaster strikes, gratitude is worth the effort.

Gratitude Videos

Want to be happy? Be grateful.

Want to be happy? Be grateful.

Heart-warming video on a gratitude experiment


Empathy Articles

What is empathy?
Empathy is the ability to not only detect what others feel but also to experience that emotion yourself.

From Mine to Ours
Nurturing empathy in children

How Parents Can Cultivate Empathy in Children
Empathy is at the heart of what it means to be human.



Empathy Videos

The evolution of empathy and the profound ways it has shaped human development and society

The evolution of empathy and the profound ways it has shaped human development and society

The power of empathy

Mirror neurons

The difference between sympathy and empathy

The basics of mirror neurons


Parent Teacher Conference Articles

How to prepare for parent/teacher conferences
The more prepared you are going in, the more beneficial the meeting will be for both you and the teacher.

What to Ask at a Parent-Teacher Conference
Take advantage of parent-teacher conferences during the school year.

10 Questions for Parent-Teacher Conferences
Ready for another checkup? Only this checkup isn’t at the doctor’s office, it’s at your child’s school.

5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Parent-Teacher Conference
Some great advice for how to ace your child’s next conference.



Anxious about your upcoming Parent/Teacher Conference? Watch this video to get some quick tips on how to get prepared and feel at ease.


Helping Your Child With Academics

Math exercises for grades 1-6

Khan Academy
Videos on each topic covered in Math, Kindergarten through 8th grade

Learning Disabilities Association of America
Information about learning disabilities

The Teacher's Café
Many free resources for English, Math, and other subjects

A Guide to Learning Styles
Click on the links to read more about these topics:

Hamilton County Public Library System

Learn more about Homework assistance through the Hamilton County Public Library. Click on the link and learn more.

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