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Coronavirus Chronicles

Helping Parents Cope with Coronavirus

At Sinai Akiba Academy, we're proud to boast a team of teachers and administrators who are experts in their fields. From our Toddler Team in the Parenting Center and our Middle School teachers to our Tech Team and Communications team, we're here to offer advice to help you handle being at home during the pandemic. Have a question you want answered? Let us know.


List of 9 news stories.

  • What's Your Parenting Superpower?

    How do we accept ourselves as good enough parents?
    What are our superpowers as parents?
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  • Why Children Need Independent Play

    As parents, there is often a misperception that it is our duty to occupy and engage our children’s every waking moment. This feeling can seem amplified the longer you're at home, and parents may worry that their children may be understimulated.
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  • Handling Child Tantrums during Coronavirus

    In the same way that it feels like our world has turned upside down in the past couple of months, it is important to keep in mind that your child’s world has also been hugely impacted. Much of what children need in order to thrive has suddenly been stripped away from them with no warning or time to process it.
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  • Practice "Social Distancing" from Your Computer

    During this time of Safer at Home, we are all relying on our digital devices to stay in touch with friends and loved ones, to study, to work, and to complete daily operations. That's why it's important to take time in our day to practice "social distancing" from our computers and devices. Read on for some tips, one of which includes how to make your own face mask!
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  • Quick Tips for Families & Students During Online Learning

    Andrea Ackerman, SAA School Psychologist and Daisy Perez, SAA School Counselor
    Check out these quick tips for parents and students heading into online learning environments.
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  • It's OK for Your Children to be Bored

    We get it. We understand the challenges of also trying to juggle work, care for your homes and families, and keep your children occupied each day. Oftentimes, we experience the feeling of parental guilt that we should be doing more, and this can leave parents feeling anxious and worried that their children are bored.
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  • Talking to Your Child About Coronavirus

    Children might have more questions than you think about the changes they are experiencing, and it's important that we answer them. Staying home, not seeing our friends and family, and not being in school can give rise to these wonderings and leave children feeling unsettled.
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  • Quick Tips for Teachers During Online Learning

    Andrea Ackerman, SAA School Psychologist and Daisy Perez, SAA School Counselor
    As you (and perhaps your family) settle into online learning routines, here are a few things that you can do to help adjust to this new environment.
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  • Keep Your Technology Clean

    Our phones, laptops, keyboards, and other devices can be breeding grounds for germs, and they can't always be cleaned with the same cleaning products that we use elsewhere. Read on for some tips from the Sinai Akiba Academy IT department.
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Sinai Akiba Academy is a private Jewish day school in Los Angeles, serving students in Early Childhood through Grade 8. We also offer a variety of parenting classes and programs for children through our Parenting Center. A Sinai Temple school.
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