April 18, 2021

Field Trips of the Future: Inspiring student success through real world experiences

13:00  -  14:00

Can you imagine a world where your teenagers and children actually see how the curriculum applies to the real world? A non-profit called E2 Adventures has been live-streaming field trips for students since March 2020. These educational experiences allow students to explore active construction sites, video game design studios, vaccine manufacturers and more, in real-time. …

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LEARN’s Online Tutoring – Homework Help and Study Support, in the Comfort of Your Own Home

13:00  -  14:00

Homework can be a challenge in the evenings, and students find it hard too! LEARN offers evening online tutoring and homework help at no charge. Our tutors are experienced, qualified Quebec teachers who work one-on-one with students through our engaging and interactive secure online platform. We provide students in the elementary and secondary sector support in Math, French, Sciences, Social …

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Vaping – what you need to know

13:00  -  14:00

A description of the different types of devices used for vaping, the substances vaped and the health risks associated are ..and what parents can do to prevent vaping in children. Sandrine Aschour, Drug Prevention Consultant EMSB Student Services Dept

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Building up children to help them bounce back from life’s challenges

13:00  -  14:00

Life is riddled with challenges and although we hope our children are always happy they will have to experience bumps along the road and make tough decisions. Through interactive discussion, we will explore ways in which we can help our children grow and learn skills they need to handle life’s challenges. Considerations regarding the current …

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Assistive Technology tools for student writing support

13:00  -  14:00

Join the assistive technology consultants as they demonstrate tools to support student literacy. We will demonstrate using 2 EMSB literacy tools (Read & Write and WordQ). The webinar is intended for families of students from grade 3 to secondary 5 whose children are already using these tools. We will learn : 1. Text to speech …

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Supporting Your Child’s Physical Literacy Development at Home

13:00  -  14:00

Now more than ever children need meaningful opportunities to move well and to move often. The consequences of sedentary behavior in children are alarming. This presentation will provide parents with ideas of how to support their child’s physical literacy journey at home. It will also provide ideas of how to motivate, develop confidence, and a …

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Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom

13:00  -  14:00

Part how-to guide, part Q&A. This session will explain how to get started with Google Classroom. Topics will include: how to sign in (through a browser), submitting work in Classroom, Google Docs and tools, guardian emails, and using the mobile app. Suitable for beginners. *Please note this is not a tech-support session. François Dupraz, ICT …

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Online Learning, Netiquette & Digital Life for Elementary School Parents

13:00  -  14:00

This session will explore various facets of digital citizenship for elementary school parents, including the implication of online learning, tips for a healthy digital life, and considerations for that group of students. Caroline Dupuis, ICT Consultant EMSB – Educational Services

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Sexual education- high school aged students

13:00  -  14:00

This presentation will allow parents to understand the mandatory content of Sexuality Education being implemented at the Secondary level.  Parents will have the opportunity to ask any questions that they may have concerning the mandatory content. Jamie Quinn, Educational Consultant EMSB – Educational Services

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S.T.E.A.M. – Cross-curricular, project based learning

13:00  -  14:00

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. This session will focus on the fundamental components of the STEAM pedagogical approach, including, but not limited to: the need for interdisciplinary real-world problem solving, both ‘in situ’ (in our classrooms and maker spaces), as well as externally (we have several ongoing partnership initiatives); exploration of rubrics; curriculum mapping; design process and 21st-century …

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Stress Release Yoga – an actual Yoga Session

13:00  -  14:00

Yoga Release is a mind-body practice that combines specific physical poses, controlled breathing, and meditation/relaxation techniques. When practiced regularly, it reduces stress, regulates blood pressure, activates your heart rate, and many other benefits. Incorporating yoga into your life will augment your flexibility, increase strength, and instill a continuous steady flow of internal peace. This is …

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