Therapist Asks Parents to Consider the Role of the Playful Brain

By Norma Richman “Play Is When Children Feel Most Powerful” High Point’s final Parent Education event of the year was all about play…with a serious intent. Child and Adolescent Therapist Georgie Wisen-Vincent of Pasadena’s Center for Connection presented a thoughtful case for the value of playtime on a daily basis—playtime that not only empowers children … Continue reading Therapist Asks Parents to Consider the Role of the Playful Brain

Creativity and Resilience Presentation to Junior High

By Colleen Zeiss Georgie Wisen-Vincent from the Center for Connection and Play Strong in Pasadena spoke to the junior high students about the importance of creativity and resilience on Tuesday, April 16th.  Ms. Wisen-Vincent presented information about the way the brain functions, pointing out the integral role of creative play in the developing brain. A hands-on and … Continue reading Creativity and Resilience Presentation to Junior High

PANEL DISCUSSION HIGHLIGHTS AGES AND STAGES

By Norma Richman November’s Parent Education event showcased a new format that proved to be an exciting addition to High Point’s program.  Experts from The Center for Connection in Pasadena addressed issues of stress and anxiety in our children and how to recognize and manage them. Melanie , HPA’s own Social Emotional Specialist, moderated the … Continue reading PANEL DISCUSSION HIGHLIGHTS AGES AND STAGES

High Point Provides a Toolkit for Parents

By Norma Richman In keeping with the mission of the school, High Point Academy has sought to create a learning community that includes parents, as well as students.  This means that since we, as adults, are our children’s learning models, our attitudes about life-long discovery can inspire our children to take charge of their own … Continue reading High Point Provides a Toolkit for Parents