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School of Success with Dr. Sheila

Education Podcasts

My goal is to provide weekly insights that empower and inspire parents, families, and caregivers by providing tips, strategies and resources to help the children you care for do well in school. All the adults in your children’s lives can make important contributions to their learning and future success. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

My goal is to provide weekly insights that empower and inspire parents, families, and caregivers by providing tips, strategies and resources to help the children you care for do well in school. All the adults in your children’s lives can make important contributions to their learning and future success. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

United States

Description:

My goal is to provide weekly insights that empower and inspire parents, families, and caregivers by providing tips, strategies and resources to help the children you care for do well in school. All the adults in your children’s lives can make important contributions to their learning and future success. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

You CAN help motivate your kids!

7/6/2021
In this episode I discuss the connection between motivation, self-efficacy, and goal setting and how these ideas come together to help children take ownership of their learning. You, as a parent or caregiver, CAN help to motivate you children, not only with learning, but even to complete chores. I will give you insights into how to do this! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:19:00

Why E+R=O is so important

12/22/2020
In this episode I discuss why the formula E+R=O is such an important lesson for our children, and for us as adults! I also suggest a few strategies that you can experiment with to help gain more cooperation and engagement from your children in their learning. Lastly, I introduce the concept of self-efficacy, or confidence, and it's impact on our children's motivation. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:20:59

The Power of a Simple Question and a Simple Equation

11/23/2020
In this episode I will share with you two powerful strategies for success for your children. One is a simple question, the other is a simple equation, but both pack a powerful punch! And both have the power to be transformative for your children and for you! I will discuss: 2:09 - How understanding that emotional support and learning support are both crucial for student success; 3:47 - That YOU can play a central role in developing your children's critical thinking skills; 9:45 - That...

Duration:00:21:37

Creating a Safe and Comfortable Learning Environment While Homeschooling

10/27/2020
Hello, everyone, and welcome to the inaugural episode of ‘School of Success’, hosted by me, Sheila Gerrish! Having worked as a School Principal and Administrator for over twenty years now, I’ve seen first hand how many of my students have been affected by a lack of encouraging mentorship throughout their formative years. For so many young people, this assistance is one of the key factors to them achieving success, both in their personal lives and from an educational perspective. Parents,...

Duration:00:19:39