GPS: Good Parenting Strategies
The No-Guilt Survival Guide for Parenting During the Pandemic and Beyond
At-Risk/Troubled Students | Resources for Parents | Student Behavior
Ensure that your kids (and you) thrive during distance learning when school is at home!
To say the pandemic of 2020 threw parents and educators a curveball would be an understatement. Suddenly, we were charged not only with meeting our children’s emotional and social needs, but also helping them fulfill their academic tasks outside of the school and classroom. Feelings of stress, anxiety, and guilt were inevitable.
While you’re recreating the structure and routine of school and attending to students’ mental health, the Good Parenting Strategies (GPS) offered in this essential guide will help you help your children succeed while learning at home. Ben Springer, an expert educator and school psychologist, provides you with real-life scenarios and ready-to-use tools rooted in positive psychology that show you how to
- Manage stress and anxiety at home
- Focus on the key ingredients to learning (both distance and face-to-face)
- Prevent problem behaviors before they occur
- Build resilience and find happiness
Also included are more than 25 charts and tools that are accessible online for ease of printing. Full of humor, insights, and guidance fit for parents and teachers alike, this book equips you to confidently face challenging student behaviors, emotions, and schoolwork both now and in the future—and, perhaps most importantly, to begin to heal.
"Dr. Springer has written a must-read for parents, whether it's during a pandemic or not. This book provides at-a-glance guidance and resources for busy moms seeking guilt-free and healthy long-term parenting solutions. Good Parenting Strategies is funny, practical, and includes tips and tricks that encourage us all to be superhero parents!"