Posts tagged "stress"

50 Ways to End Your Summer (to the tune of 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover)

50 Ways to End Your Summer (to the tune of 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover)
It’s been a tough week for comedy and drama fans. I can’t emphasize enough the importance of relaxing and connecting with your inner self, especially before school starts. So, I decided to use Wordplay to get my relaxation message across. If you want some legitimate support for the Stern work hard, play hard philosophy, take... Read more »

De-stress school

It’s February—mid school year.  It’s the time schools are notifying parents of  standardized test results and final grades.  It’s a great time for an in depth conversation about school with your child.  In particular, it’s a great time to assess his anxiety level at school. When I first started teaching K-5 gifted students, a fellow... Read more »
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    Rhonda Stern has been in the field of gifted and talented education since 2000. She is also a certified mediator and an attorney. Currently, Stern is a doctoral student in Curriculum Studies at DePaul University. Stern taught in Highland Park, Illinois for nine years and works with gifted, talented, and twice exceptional students at Educational Enrichment Consulting, Stern sits on the Social and Emotional Committee of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children and is a lecturer and writer on gifted and talented issues. Email Stern directly at

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