Located at River’s Edge School
319 West 11000 SouthSouth Jordan, UT 84095
The Jordan Family Education Center provides support services and classes for families and students in Jordan School District. These services are provided by the District’s school psychologists, counselors, and school psychology interns. The center offers classes and short-term counseling on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. There are three-quarters packed full of interesting classes and support groups covering a variety of topics like parenting skills, dealing with adolescence, attention deficit, anger, anxiety, autism, blended families and much more.
For information about classes and counseling, call 801-565-7442. These services are available to families at no cost as a service of the District.
In addition to Jordan School District services, listed below are several other resources for families and caregivers in Utah.
Parents, guardians, and caregivers play a vital role in student success. Parents face similar issues from helping a beginning reader to applying for college financial aid. The resources listed here provide great ideas for building the home-school partnership.
If you have never used http://web.archive.org/web/20160910185152/https://www.khanacademy.org/in your classroom, it might be a good time to do so. If it has been a while since you have been there, it might be a good time to go back. Khan Academy is a wonderful resource that is constantly expanding to offer more and more help to children in a variety of subjects. While it started as simple tutorial math videos, it has evolved into a dynamic and interactive instructional support platform. They ways that the resource could be used are various and exciting. Potentially, it could be used to enhance and extend the learning for students beyond the walls of the classroom. They describe what they offer in this way.
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