16 episodes

The Achieving Kids podcast is a conversation featuring experts in subjects related to raising happy, successful children in today’s world. On each broadcast, parent guests will provide their perspective on current trends and issues our kids face in school, society and at home. Our goal is to provide a better understanding of how the decisions we make as educators help promote the best interests of our kids…and community. We will tackle big subjects…and entertain different viewpoints…but the focus will always be on equipping our kids with the strategies that will help them achieve in school and in life.


Information and advice contained in this podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to defining, interpreting or establishing policies or procedures of a school or the district. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast. Wylie ISD does not endorse any of the products or services referenced and guests on this podcast are not compensated.

Achieving Kids Achieving Kids Podcast

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The Achieving Kids podcast is a conversation featuring experts in subjects related to raising happy, successful children in today’s world. On each broadcast, parent guests will provide their perspective on current trends and issues our kids face in school, society and at home. Our goal is to provide a better understanding of how the decisions we make as educators help promote the best interests of our kids…and community. We will tackle big subjects…and entertain different viewpoints…but the focus will always be on equipping our kids with the strategies that will help them achieve in school and in life.


Information and advice contained in this podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to defining, interpreting or establishing policies or procedures of a school or the district. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast. Wylie ISD does not endorse any of the products or services referenced and guests on this podcast are not compensated.

    What to Expect with Grieving Students with Dr. Kelly Jameson

    What to Expect with Grieving Students with Dr. Kelly Jameson

    The subject of today's podcast is learning about grief, what to expect with our students who are grieving, and how we can help. Grief can take several forms and our students can experience grief from any kind of loss. It might look differently from our elementary age students to our high school students, but there are ways we can support each other during a difficult time.

    Episode Guests:

    Dr. Kelly Jameson, child psychologist & dynamic speaker
    drkellyjameson.com/
    Amber Teamann, principal at Whitt Elementary, Wylie ISD
    Virdie Montgomery, principal at Wylie High School, Wylie ISD

    To take a look at the grief resource Dr. Jameson mentioned, please visit this site: https://whatsyourgrief.com/

    • 31 min
    Social Awareness Work with Dr. Kelly Jameson - #itscomplicated

    Social Awareness Work with Dr. Kelly Jameson - #itscomplicated

    The subject of today's podcast is learning about social awareness and how complicated it can be. Everything from managing friend groups, remembering the developmental level of the child, and how emotional intelligence comes into play. Social Awareness is part of social & emotional learning.

    Episode Guest:

    Dr. Kelly Jameson, child psychologist & dynamic speaker
    drkellyjameson.com/

    To learn more about emotional intelligence, check out this resource around the research of Daniel Goleman: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_45.htm

    • 29 min
    Self-Management Strategies with Dr. Kelly Jameson

    Self-Management Strategies with Dr. Kelly Jameson

    The subject of today's podcast is learning about self-management and what we can do to become manage our emotions and use our emotional regulation skills to become our best selves. Everything from taking care of our overall health to realizing that sometimes we can be wrong. :) Self-management is part of social & emotional learning.

    Episode Guest:

    Dr. Kelly Jameson, child psychologist & dynamic speaker
    https://drkellyjameson.com/

    To learn more about the VIA Character Survey and to take it for free, please visit here: https://www.viacharacter.org/www/

    • 31 min
    Self-Awareness Tips with Dr. Kelly Jameson

    Self-Awareness Tips with Dr. Kelly Jameson

    The subject of today's podcast is learning about self-awareness and what we can do to become more self-aware as adults and how to help our kids. Everything from identifying our emotions to how to model talking about our thoughts & feelings with our kids. Self-awareness is part of social & emotional learning.

    Episode Guest:

    Dr. Kelly Jameson, child psychologist & dynamic speaker
    https://drkellyjameson.com/

    To see examples of the feelings and emotions posters that Dr. Jameson mentioned in the podcast, please visit here: https://www.amazon.com/emotions-poster/s?k=emotions+poster

    • 26 min
    Law Enforcement Appreciation Week Featuring Our Very Own SRO!

    Law Enforcement Appreciation Week Featuring Our Very Own SRO!

    The subject of today's podcast is learning what our School Resource Officers can provide our students and how our kids can advocate for themselves if they have a concern. Parents you won't want to miss out on hearing about the incredible opportunities our Wylie Police Department offers for students in our district.

    Episode Guests:

    Sergeant Randy Hooker, Wylie PD - Wylie ISD SRO Supervisor
    Angie McIntosh, Crime Victim Advocate, Wylie PD

    To learn more about the opportunities our students can get involved in, please visit https://www.wylietexas.gov/about_us/divisions_and_units/school_resource_officers.php

    • 33 min
    How to Prepare Our Kids to Transition to the Next Campus Level with Dr. Kelly Jameson

    How to Prepare Our Kids to Transition to the Next Campus Level with Dr. Kelly Jameson

    The subject of today's podcast is learning what we as parents can expect when their kids transition from one campus to another and how we can prepare them (and ourselves!) for these major milestones. We are excited to welcome back Dr. Jameson to hear her expertise!

    Episode Guests:

    Dr. Kelly Jameson, Therapist

    • 32 min

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