'Workshops on the Move' provide you with an option to more customized and flexible professional learning opportunities for your program. At times when your team of educators requires to enhance knowledge on a particular concept, research or newly published document, the most convenient thing to do, is to arrange the session at your center/agency. The training is tailored to your program and the consistency of information is maintained among all staff in your team.
To set up a workshop for your program please fill out the Workshops on the Move Request Form. After the submission of your application, the City Wide Training Coordinator will contact you to discuss further details related to the topic and arrangement with the facilitator. The available workshop topics are listed below.
Please note that there is a cost associated with most of the sessions.
When you complete this training you will be able to:
Taking the Big Step is a workshop that will focus on how to prepare children in care for a smooth transition into Kindergarten. The workshop focuses on the social/emotional aspects and will provide strategies on how to assist children with coping with new environments, schedules, and expectations. Together we will explore samples of tools and materials that will be beneficial for your classroom while increasing the children's kindergarten readiness skills. We will also generate discussion about best practices using case scenarios. Upon completion participants should have the ability to prepare their preschool enviornment to help children embark on this next big step in their lives.
Presenter: Bloorview Nursery School Community Outreach Service Team
Fee: $5 per person