Learning Opportunities

PARENTS! At-Home Learning: Finding Success for the Whole Family

Presented By

MaryLou Gammans & Éric Caron

Series Sessions

Date Time
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Online Online

Session 1 - Basic concepts

In the current context, distance learning can be a source of challenges for parents, children, young people and their teachers. This session is designed to help parents, K-12,  navigate and support their children through the complexities of at-home learning. We will look at the importance of establishing basic routines, how to create an environment conducive to learning, as well as the various roles of communication.  

Come and discover simple and practical strategies to effectively accompany your child on his or her educational journey.


Session 2 - Maximising well-being and learning for your child

In this session, we will consider specific elements required for the development of a positive and safe online work environment which will lead to enhanced learning and a balanced family life. We'll look at screen time, online etiquette, digital citizenship, as well as the importance of reading in language development. Finally, we will propose strategies to help your child regulate their emotions thus reducing anxiety while improving well-being.

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