Sunday, April 18, 2021

Time Table:

Start End Item
09:00 09:15 opening & Registration
09:15 10:20 Welcome & Keynote / Panel – Surviving the COVID Pandemic
10:20 10:30 Break
10:30 11:30 Session 2
11:30 11:40 Break
11:40 12:00 Breakout Rooms / Exhibition Hall
12:00 12:45 Lunch & Entertainment Q&A with Matthew G.
12:45 13:00 Lunch Q&A
13:00 14:00 Session 3
14:00 14:10 Break
14:10 15:15 Session 4
15:15 15:45 Breakout rooms 2 / Exhibition hall
15:45 16:00 Thank you / giveaways

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April 18, 2021

Advocating for and magnifying marginalized voices: A chat with Project SOMEONE

10:30  -  11:30

How do you represent, support, and advocate for groups that you may not belong to without diluting the message? How do you use a voice of privilege to amplify one that struggles and strives for something as basic as accessibility? Come for a chat with Project Someone members who have worked with various groups in Canada, the US, Europe, …

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Journaling as a self-care tool

10:30  -  11:30

Learn how journaling can be used as a self-care tool. During these times, self-care is more important than ever. What you will learn is useful for parents and children. Tonia James, Guidance Counsellor EMSB – Student Services

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

10:30  -  11:30

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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Setting boundaries on screens with your teenage children

10:30  -  12:00

In this part psychoeducational, part interactive workshop, we will explore the following questions: – What does the literature say is happening neurodevelopmentally in adolescent brains? – Why is my teenage child becoming more and more dependent on screens/becoming so adverse when I ask them to stop? – Is it possible to set boundaries with our …

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

10:30  -  11:30

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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Early Literacy & Kindergarten Readiness

10:30  -  11:30

This session will explore the learning needs and milestones of kindergarten students. This presentation will allow parents to have a clearer understanding of the preschool program and what school readiness really involves for children and their families. Connie Cassetta, ESD Consultant EMSB Educational Services Megan Mullen, ESD Consultant EMSB Educational Services

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Prevention of Weight/Size Discrimination – Inclusion of People of Size

10:30  -  11:30

Fat-Phobia & Size Discrimination: An Introduction We hear more and more about fatphobia, but what is it exactly? This presentation will help you understand the roots of Fat-Phobia and recognize when you are in presence of size discrimination. Edith Bernier, Public Speaker, ConsultantPrevention of Weight/Size Discrimination – Inclusion of People of Size, Founder of Grossophobie.ca …

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

10:30  -  11:30

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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Online Learning, Netiquette & Digital Life for High School Parents

10:30  -  11:30

This session will explore various facets of digital citizenship for high school parents, including the implication of online learning, for a healthy digital life. Caroline Dupuis, ICT Consultant EMSB – Educational Services

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Neurodiversity and Mental Health

10:30  -  11:30

Varied learning approaches and understanding of the educational environment, as well as the incidence of mental health vulnerabilities and their impact on academic success, not only add intricacy to teaching, but also to parenting. As an educator working with students who exhibit entangled educational/emotional portraits, general teaching tactics often fall short in reaching our most challenging and …

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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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Keynote with Dr. Rubin – Resilience through the COVID Pandemic

9:15  -  10:20

This session will include a keynote address and Expert Panel on the current situation of the COVID Pandemic, including but not limited to the science, challenges, and impact re COVID; vaccines, prevention safety, and social impact. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Earl Rubin, Director of The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Montreal Children’s Hospital Expert …

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