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Stories and Songs of Spring

Nancy Tovell

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Location: Online | 13 spaces remaining

This workshop will help refresh and rejuvenate your planning process with new ideas that support spring themed play-based, early learning activities.  Plenty of rhymes and songs with children’s’ picture books and hands-on activities will be shared. A variety of literacy extension ideas based on the rhymes, songs and books presented will be provided as a resource.  This workshop is ideal for those working with preschool aged children.

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Wait List: Coaching Leaders

Oana Nistor & Rosey Singh

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm | Location: Archway Community Services ( Jasbir Saran Room ) | Wait List

Coaching Leaders aims to empower early childhood program leaders in gaining confidence with their skillsets, improving the quality of their programs, and supporting positive relationships with families and staff. This workshop will cover two modules taken from the program:

-    Reportable Incidents: Why and how we report and their importance.
-    Legislation: Why we have it - it' s intent and how to find sections for understanding

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Walk a Mile In My Shoes: Raising Awareness of Learning Differences

Jennifer Fane

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm | Location: Online | 12 spaces remaining

Walk a Mile in My Shoes is an experiential workshop that uses simulations and exercises to raise awareness about learning differences. The workshop helps participants to explore learning differences such as: Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, ADHAD, and Visual-Perception difficulties and the role early intervention plays in identifying and supporting children with suspected and diagnosed learning differences. Through this workshop, participants will gain knowledge about current research and knowledge in the field of learning differences and a practical understanding of how it may effect a person’s everyday life at home, work and early education/care and school.

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Using Indigenous Resources in your Centre: Grandparent Teachings Cultural Kit

Brenda Redden

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm | Location: Archway Community Services ( Jasbir Saran Room ) | 15 spaces remaining

This workshop will have key learning outcomes, teachings, and methods to support Indigenous children and/or their families. The presentation will provide participants with a sense of knowledge, skills, and strategies to share the cultural kits in their classrooms.  

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Alert Emergency Childcare First Aid CPR/AED - Level C

Austin Crystal

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm | Location: Archway Community Services ( Jasbir Saran Room ) | 11 spaces remaining

This fun and interactive 8 hour course trains people how to react and improvise when dealing with life threatening emergencies. This course includes initial assessment, disease prevention, secondary survey, airway obstruction, adult, child and infant CPR and AED (level C). Recognition and first-aid treatment for head and spine injuries, shock, burns, bleeding, seizures, broken bones, anaphylactic shock, small wound management, poisoning, heat exhaustion and heat stroke will also be addressed. Participants spend the majority of the course doing hands on first-aid and participating in first-aid scenarios. By practicing with scenarios students gain confidence, learn to improvise, and react in emergency situations. This course meets Child Licensing guidelines.

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