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Posted by Mr. Schneeberger, Family Consumer Science Teacher, Chesapeake Bay Academy on Tuesday, February 4, 2020
"Chef Schnee" Bob Schneeburger Family Consumer Science TeacherBy offering Family Consumer Science to our students, we are equipping them with valuable life skills and preparing them for roles within the family, their future workplace, our community, and the world. The field of family and consumer sciences (FCS), founded as home economics, is the comprehensive body of skills, research, and knowledge that helps students make informed decisions about their well being, relationships, and resources...
Posted by Judy Jankowski, Ed.D., Head of School, Chesapeake Bay Academy on Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Dr. Judy Jankowski Head of School Chesapeake Bay AcademyThe concept of metacognition, of learning how one learns most efficiently, has long been a part of the culture at Chesapeake Bay Academy (CBA). Helping students identify their primary learning style - visual, auditory or kinesthetic - and utilizing that understanding to support their learning, is central to CBA’s instructional methodology. That same concept of self-understanding and self-awareness supports the social and emotional growth...
Posted by Judy Jankowski, Ed.D., Head of School, Chesapeake Bay Academy on Monday, October 21, 2019
When you were in school, you always knew who the smart kids were, right? They were the kids who raised their hands every time and knew the answers when they were called on. They could go up to the board and show their work. They were well-organized and always had their homework done on time. They got straight A’s and were frequently asked to help other students in the classroom because they’d finished their work before everyone else. They were bright, high-performing students, the kids who were...
Posted by Michele Tryon, CCLS, CHKD Community Outreach Coordinator and Parent Educator on Friday, August 30, 2019
Whether a child is stressed by everyday demands or an unexpected change, parents play a critical role in creating balance and modeling healthy coping. Stress to some degree can be healthy. It alerts us to danger, motivates us to take action, and encourages us to work through difficult situations. When your child is challenged by something and works through it, they are building coping muscles. For example, when your child is learning new material at school or having a disagreement with a...
Posted by By Judy Jankowski, Ed.D. on Friday, July 19, 2019
Neuroplasticity in Education through Yoga and Mindfulness
Dr. Judy Jankowski Head of School, CBA“Every man can, if he so desires, become the sculp­tor of his own brain,” declared San­ti­ago Ramon y Cajal (1852–1934), Spanish neuroscientist and pathologist specializing in neuroanatomy. However, for decades it was believed that by the age of five the brain was fully developed and unchanging; that all the functions of the human body controlled by the brain and its accompanying network of neural pathways were set and immutable. Digital imaging technology...