Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: 9AM - 2:15PM (EST)
Please check out the session option summaries below before registering.
9:00 - 9:10 AM
Kent Warkentin, Executive Director, ACSIEC
SESSION 1 OPTIONS
9:15 - 10:15 AM
Equipping the Emerging Generation for Eternity: God has never lost a generation, but how can we model, teach, pray, encourage and empower this young generation?
Presenter: Rev. Lisa Pak, Independent
Employment Law Essentials for Christian Schools: Learn about a well-informed overview of the law of hiring, firing, quitting, statutory leaves and human rights requirements.
Presenter: Adrian Miedema, Dentons Canada LLP
The Maker Movement: Making, tinkering and creating fun, are useful things for developing reflection and collaborative inquiry. Join us to learn how this is connected to HDLH!
Presenter: Alan Thomson, Digital Literacy Facilitator
Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten
Planning your Weekly, Monthly Learning Experiences: Are you finding this a challenge for your toddlers and PreK children? Be inspired to use HDLH with the emergent curriculum!
Presenter: Heather Ratcliff, Cornerstone Montessori
TRANSITION TIME (BREAK)
10:15 - 10:30 AM
SESSION 2 OPTIONS
10:30 - 11:30 AM
Self-Regulation, Impulsivity and Behaviour: Overwhelmed by spontaneous behavior? Come and discover underlying root causes of many classroom behaviours.
Presenter: Matthew Turton Breakthroughs in Learning
Gossip Motivation: Those who gossip to you will gossip about you! Join us and be guided in ending gossip and restoring morale......it can be done to create a safe, positive place!
Presenter: Michael Lewis, Motivational Leader
Somewhere Between Bubble Wrap & A Chainsaw: Do you know what your risk comfort is? Come and find out about risky play movement through hands on experiences that you can take back to your class!
Presenter: Alan Thomson, Digital Literary Facilitator
Storytelling with a Literacy Punch: Charming your JK/SK students via story time in a way to creatively engage them with
literacy, comprehension and informative conversations..
Presenter: Lauri Barrette, BCM International (Canada) Inc.
LUNCH GROUP HUDDLES
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Zoom Links with Breakout rooms (pre-registered groups)
SESSION 3 OPTIONS
Respectful Communications: Do you want to strengthen workplace relationships? See what it takes to ensure respect reigns as a supreme value in your centre or school!Presenter:
Michael Lewis, Motivational Leader
Teaching and Learning Styles: Each child learns in his/her own unique way but how can you manage this with a whole group? Come and learn some strategies to find the best method for learning!Presenter:
Matthew Turton, Breakthroughs in Learning
Creating Uncommon Learning Visuals: Want something odd that excites your students? See what can be done with flight related materials to illustrate abstract concepts.Presenter:
Steve Schnier, Puppets Cool
Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten
Achieving ELECT: Explore how to use these developmental indicators and apply them to the assessment strategies to foster learning in the young child.
Presenter: Heather Ratcliff, Cornerstone Montessori Prep