November 17, 2018

Empowering parents with an understanding of anxiety and stress to nurture resilient children (A)

9:45  -  11:05
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

As parents and caregivers, we tend to view the world of children as happy and carefree.  After all, kids don’t have jobs to keep or bills to pay, so what could they possibly have to worry about?  The answer often is:  Plenty! Even very young children have worries and feel stress to some degree.  This …

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

9:45  -  11:05
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

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 …

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Transitions – Building Your Future with AEVS (Adult And Vocational Education Centres)

9:45  -  11:05
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

Discover the wealth of opportunities there are via vocational education for your children. There are numerous career paths accessible through the EMSB’s vocational centres – often rather lucrative ones – that offer many students the path to success they always wanted. This workshop will explore the different options and services the EMSB’s vocational education department (AEVS) …

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Parental rights issues

9:45  -  11:05

Children spend most of their day at school. As such, parents and educators need to collaborate on a daily basis. This workshop will answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the exercise of parental authority and the right to access information in a school context.

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Presentation on the MEES Sexuality Education Program

9:45  -  11:05
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

Sexuality Education is now mandatory in all schools across the province. At the EMSB, we believe it’s important to keep our parents mindful of what goes on in our schools.  In this session, parents will have the opportunity to learn about the program and what their children will be taught, ask questions, and understand the …

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How to Make Literacy Fun at Home for Pre-K to Grade 2

9:45  -  11:05
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

This workshop will focus on a brief background about early reading skills and fun activities to promote these skills.  Activities will focus on 1) Preliteracy skills (rhyming, breaking up words into sounds, putting sounds together) and 2) literacy skills that are learned in Grade 1 and 2 (letter-sound correspondence, beginner reading skills, and the importance …

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Assistive Technology to Support Reading and Writing (for parents of students in elementary cycle 2, 3 and high school)

9:45  -  11:05
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

This session will discuss digital tools that are available both in school and at home that can support your child (both elementary and high school-aged) with reading and writing. Tools such as these are referred to as assistive technologies (AT) and are designed to increase accessibility and break down barriers for students with learning disabilities. …

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