What is KSSN?
Kent School Services Network
KSSN Works, supports students and families, by connecting them to resources and services to help each child be successful. The community coordinator at Townline, Courtney Burrows, is available to help support your family with basic needs, mental health services, and other family concerns/needs.
To get in touch with Courtney, contact your school, teacher, or email Courtney at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 4, 2021
Talk together as a family about something you can’t do YET,
but hope to when you show GRIT and keep working at it!
Remind yourselves that there were many things we had to learn to do well
over time (tie shoe, zip coat, buckle seat belt, etc.)
Then draw pictures or act it out.
This helps us to value the process of learning.
Adults, this is a good time to disclose to your kids what you are working to get
better at, as well as things you had to work hard to become more successful.
Being able to accept and acknowledge what we still need to work on makes us
have strong character.
Click on the link below to hear Michael Jordan
remind us that failures drive success:
Random acts of kindness are just what their name suggests– actions, big or small, that are kind to others, and anyone can do them! It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old , rich or poor, or short or tall. Every single person can perform random acts of kindness every single day, and just one small act can inspire others to do the same and can change someone’s life for the better! Here are some examples of simple ways to perform random acts of kindness:
Discussions to Have at Home:
Empathy is trying to understand what another person is feeling. It is seeing the world through another’s eyes. It helps people to get along and feel better.
Having empathy is a key ingredient to becoming the best person you can be. You can practice empathy by:
Good Study Habits for Elementary Students
October 8, 2018
Here are some tips to help your child learn helpful study habits for school:
Starting good study habits now will help the child’s entire school career!
Our brains act like a muscle- the more we use it, the stronger and smarter it gets!
There are two approaches to learning, achievement and success.
Fixed Mindset- belief that qualities, such as intelligence, are fixed traits. An example you might hear from your child is “I’ll never be good at math”. This is a fixed mindset!
Some more examples of fixed mindset are:
Growth Mindset- A person who has a growth mindset embraces challenges and believes they can achieve and be successful through hard work and dedication. Examples of growth mindset are:
Ways to Encourage growth mindset at home: