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Professional Development Workshops

Many workshops can be offered on an alternate date for groups of 4 or more. Please contact jeff.hockett@ontario.ca or wendy.o’neill@ontario.ca with these requests.

The following workshops are open to teachers, school/board consultants, board coordinators and school/board administrators:

Location

Outreach Information:
Location(s), date(s), timing and cost determined upon request (min. 4 people)

On-Site Information:
350 Dundas Street West
Belleville, Ontario

Workshop Pricing & Options

Single Workshop: $25 | Two Workshops: $35 | Three Workshops: $55

Host Your Own Learning

Choose from below or collaborate to create a custom workshop to meet the needs of your professional learning group at your location. Cost: $50 for half day, $100 for full day.

Visiting Teacher Program – (free!)

Spend a day teaching and learning with students in one of our classrooms. Full day and Half day options. Contact us to arrange your visit day.

Lunch and Learn – as requested (free!)

No release time necessary! Join us via Adobe Connect for a condensed workshop of your choice. Call to book your date.

Questions & Registration?

Phone: (613) 967-2823
Email: jeff.hockett@ontario.ca or wendy.o’neill@ontario.ca for more information.

Bring your own device to actively participate in all workshops


Workshops

Developing Students’ Awareness of Themselves as Learners & Advocacy Skills

Location: Belleville
Date: April 17, 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Cost: $25 Single Workshop | $35 Two Workshops | $55 Three Workshops

This workshop will provide an overview of the cognitive domains and executive functions and how strengths and needs in each area may impact learning. Discover how to develop your student’s self-advocacy skills and deepen their understanding of how they learn best.

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Math & Learners with LD

Location: Belleville
Date: April 17, 2019 | May 1, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm (April 17, 2019) | 1:00pm – 3:30pm (May 1, 2019)
Cost: $25 Single Workshop | $35 Two Workshops | $55 Three Workshops

Make connections between students’ strengths and needs and Math learning. Explore practical accommodations, teaching practices and strategies for embedding technology in Math to support the varied learners in your class.

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Learning Disabilities in the Classroom

Location: Belleville
Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $25 Single Workshop | $35 Two Workshops | $55 Three Workshops

Learn about the countless ways in which a learning disability can impact a student in all facets of school. Discover which accommodations support specific elements of a student’s learning profile and get tips on how to read and understand psycho-educational assessments.

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Focused & Productive Classrooms – Leveraging Executive Functions

Location: Belleville
Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Cost: $25 Single Workshop | $35 Two Workshops | $55 Three Workshops

Take an in-depth look at executive functions and the role they play in the classroom. Learn about ways to embed executive function learning into your lessons, strategies to help students improve and support areas of weakness and make executive function awareness apart of your classroom culture.

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The Reading Mountain

Location: Belleville
Date: May 1, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Cost: $25 Single Workshop | $35 Two Workshops | $55 Three Workshops

Reframe your thinking about your diagnostics and programming to support struggling readers. Learn to maximize your current resources to best support students with LD and improve reading proficiency.

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Tech Embedded Learning

Location: Belleville
Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Cost: $25 Single Workshop | $35 Two Workshops | $55 Three Workshops

Drive into the many innovative ways technology can be used to help support students with learning disabilities. Learn to strategically embed tech, tools to foster learning and skill development in all students.

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Growth Mindset, Grit, Resiliency & Goal Directed Learning

Location: Belleville
Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Cost: $25 Single Workshop | $35 Two Workshops | $55 Three Workshops

Learn about all of the ways in which our students with LDs develop the mindsets and skills that are needed to be independent, lifelong learners. Come to discover how to develop student self-awareness and self-reflection, how to motivate students to set and track personal goals, how to help students identify personal obstacles to success.

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