November 17, 2018

Cultivating Love Between You and Your Child (C)

13:55  -  15:15
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

This workshop will present concrete strategies on how to bring parents closer to their children (young children and adolescents). We’ll look at what authoritative parenting looks like and bring in some natural and logical discipline examples. We’ll also present some creative communication techniques, as well as get a group discussion going on how parents talk …

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Field Trips to the Future: How Standing on the Shoulders of Quebec’s Giants will Strengthen our Students

13:55  -  15:35
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

Hidden behind the $300B closed doors of Quebec’s largest corporations rest the legacies of our leading visionaries, innovators, entrepreneurs and scientists. Imagine a world where our educators and their students benefit from this exposure, when no other part of North America does? Imagine how as a result they will develop passions for skills like coding, …

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Helping your Child Deal with Bullying: Encouraging them to #CutTheBull

13:55  -  15:35
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

Bullying affects 75% of Canadians (Prevnet). Children & teens can rotate between being the one being bullied, the one bullying and the one watching it all happen. Regardless of what role your child plays parents must be involved to prevent and stop bullying. This workshop, given as part of Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada’s …

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Cannabis 101

13:55  -  15:35
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

What parents should know about cannabis. Now that cannabis is legal, this workshop will explain the difference between the current federal, provincial and municipal laws. We will also talk about the harmful effects cannabis has on the teenage brain. Finally, we will give parents tips on how to talk to their children about cannabis and …

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What is Spirituality? How a spiritual approach can improve life at school and at home

13:55  -  15:35
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

This presentation will explain what spirituality is, explore the common religious approaches to spirituality, and examine how you can go about developing your spiritual life through meditation, gratitude and charity. As well, it will examine the proven benefits of adopting a spiritual approach.

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How to Motivate Teens: Advice For Those At-Risk and for Those Already Excelling

13:55  -  15:35
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

This workshop will explore the reasons for de-motivation in teens and how to help them fulfill their potential while leading balanced lives. An added bonus: Advice applicable to parents as well!

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Parents Have Power

13:55  -  15:15
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

This workshop will discuss the role parents have with respect to governance within Quebec’s educational system. We will look at the changes to the Education Act due to Law 105 and we’ll also talk about the logistics of getting a bill passed in National Assembly.

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Developing students’ identity within their school through art

13:55  -  15:15
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

Some students have issues finding their identity, especially developing their identity within their school. This workshop will discuss successful programs currently underway within some EMSB schools as well as within other organizations (such as the YMCA) that use visual arts, music and dance based on youth culture and infuse them into schooling in order to …

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Online Help for Elementary School Students: LTK (Learning Toolkit)

13:55  -  15:15
St. Laurent Adult Education Centre (2405 Place Lafortune O, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 1C2)

With today’s constantly adapting classroom climates, students have more possibilities than ever before to further their learning, online. From Concordia University’s Centre for Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) comes the Learning Toolkit (LTK). Backed by years of evidence-based research, LTK is an online, interactive program that addresses students’ needs in literacy, numeracy as well …

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