Podcast by University School
Creating Normalcy for Boys Amid Uncertainty
It is an interesting predicament when a school that is built on strong relationships between teachers and students is swept into remote teaching and learning. In this episode, University School’s Associate Head of School & Director of College Counseling, Jen Beros, shares how both teachers and parents can work to keep boys connected in mind and heart with their school.
Success Beyond the Score
Sports can play an important role in the development of many boys. Apart from the physical and social benefits, there is also a tremendous amount of value to be gained in the leadership, empathy and resilience. In this episode, University School Director of Athletics Jr.K-12, Sean McDonnell, offers some of the enduring lessons of athletic competition.
Screen time and 24-hour connectedness can take a toll on the social-emotional well-being of boys. As parents, we need to create clear expectations while providing a good example. In this episode, Lisa Ulery, Director of Technology and Libraries at University School gives parents some methods for cutting through the virtual clutter.
Four Keys to Cultivating Character
The sciences, math, English, history, language, athletics, the arts–these areas all play an integral part in boys' education. But what we are ultimately striving for is for them to grow into good men. In this episode, Head of School at University School, Patrick Gallagher, provides some foundational support on character development for boys.
Ingredients for Successfully Communicating with Boys
Given that regular and open communication with our sons is essential, how do we encourage our sons to communicate openly with us? In this episode, University School’s Director the Upper School, Dr. William Daughtrey shares how presence and trust can help establish those lines of communication.
Education for an Unpredictable World
Preparing our boys for a future of uncertainty can be an intimidating thought for parents and educators. In this episode, University School’s Academic Dean Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, Dr. William O’Neil suggests an evolved liberal arts education to shape confident, resilient, and dynamic young men.
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Great resource for parents of boys
Useful knowledge and wisdom from experienced educators
Great podcast! Very informative.