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Posted by Dana Calo, Assistant Head of School and Director of Enrollment Management at Chesapeake Bay Academy on Friday, July 6, 2018
Dana Calo, assistant head of school and director of enrollment management at chesapeake bay academy
Dana Calo Assistant Head of School Director of Enrollment ManagementThere’s no denying that recess plays a crucial role in a child’s life. Regularly scheduled recess time within an elementary school day is incredibly important for a child’s cognitive, emotional, physical, and social well-being. This dedicated time for unstructured physical activity and play allows children time to rest, play, imagine, think, move, and socialize. After recess, children are more attentive and better able to...
Posted by Erin Blair, MA, ATR, Upper School Art Teacher & EVMS Art Therapy Intern Supervisor on Monday, June 4, 2018
Erin Blair, MA, ATR, Upper School Art Teacher & EVMS Art Therapy Intern Supervisor
Art therapy is an integrative mental health profession that engages the mind, body, and spirit through kinesthetic, sensory, perceptual, and symbolic opportunities. This form of expressive communication can circumvent the limitations of language, giving voice to experiences and empowering individuals from all walks of life. Goals of art therapy can include fostering self-esteem and self-awareness, promoting insight, reducing conflict or distress, and improving motor skills (AATA, 2018). CBA...
Posted by Elizabeth Waranch, Director of Institutional Advancement on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. at Chesapeake Bay Academy
Through a partnership with Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CKHD), CBA recently welcomed Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) in children and adults, as keynote speaker to our 4th Annual ADHD Symposium. Dr. Barkley has dedicated his career to widely disseminating science-based information about ADHD and we are pleased to share his presentation on Executive Functioning, Self Regulation and ADHD...
Posted by Keynote Speaker: Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. on Saturday, March 24, 2018
4th Annual ADHD Symposium - Russell A. Barkely, Ph.D.
Through a partnership with Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CKHD), CBA is proud to offer our annual ADHD symposium featuring world-renowned keynote speakers followed by breakouts sessions for parents/caregivers, clinicians, educators and adults. By popular request, we have made speaker presentations, when available, accessible online. Speaker Presentations ADHD, Self Regulation & Executive Functioning - Implications for Understanding and Management Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D...
Posted by Dr. Judy Jankowski, Head of School, Chesapeake Bay Academy on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Dr. Judy Jankowski, Chesapeake Bay Academy Head of School
Dr. Judy Jankowski Head of School Chesapeake Bay AcademyI was recently on an airplane watching a Dad traveling with his baby daughter, who was probably just about a year old. The plane we were on was having mechanical difficulty that caused it to remain on the tarmac for nearly an hour before take-off, no short amount of time for such a young child. Although this Dad certainly had his hands full, he did a great job of keeping his daughter entertained. And though there were a book and a few toys...