Parent Worksshops

The parent workshops are organized with an opening (keynote) session followed by various options for small group workshops depending on your interest and the division(s) of your child(ren).

Opening Session from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

STRENGTHENING YOUR  ROOTS

Raising children in international schools. Developing your family’s roots through transitions. This workshop will delve into developing healthy transitions and personal identity for your children, whether they are staying or leaving.

  • Raising children in international schools.
  • Developing your family's roots through transitions. This workshop will delve into developing healthy transitions and personal identity for your children, whether they are staying or leaving
     

Speaker’s name

Delaney Keyes Voeller - HS Counselor
Tanya de Durán-Ballén - School Psychologist and Elementary Counselor

Target Group: Parents
Place: Auditorium

 

 

Break out sessions from 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Please choose which session you’d like to attend.

 

All

Parenting as an Upstander

Presented by: Aubrey Jordan, Tanya de Durán-Ballén and Luann Irigoyen

Target Group: All Parents

Location: ACCR

At this workshop parents will learn what a bystander is and how to help children develop skills to be an upstander citizen in a bystander world.

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MSHS

Growing Up in the 21st Century Finding Balance - ES

Presented by: David Muñiz - Director of Technology

Target Group: Elementary School Parents

Location: Library Classroom

For years psychologists have identified digital addiction as a real concern. At the same time, educators are praising the value of digital tools and online environments as keys to the education kingdom. How do we balance these opposing views to protect our children and ourselves, while taking advantage of the benefits of technology? We’ll discuss strategies you can use at home to find balance.

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MS HS

Growing Up in the 21st Century Finding Balance MS/HS

Presented by: Leigh Murrell & Delaney Keyes-Voeller

Target Group: Middle and High School Parents

Location: Library

For years psychologists have identified digital addiction as a real concern. At the same time, educators are praising the value of digital tools and online environments as keys to the education kingdom. How do we balance these opposing views to protect our children and ourselves, while taking advantage of the benefits of technology? We’ll discuss strategies you can use at home to find balance.

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ES

Go Climb a Tree - The Right to Play

Presenters: Emily Finn - Occupational Therapy Consultant

Target Group: Elementary School Parents

Location: Room A3

Children learn best by moving and exploring their world. We will discuss the importance of play and how it can affect all areas of your child’s life. You will come away with specific ideas on how to play with your child and support their development.

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HS

Approaches to Learning

Presented by: Garth Wyncoll and Fred Bourdiguibel Labayle

Target Group: High School Parents

Location: HS Learning Commons

Parent workshop to understand the current grading practices at AC in the HS. What summative and formative assessment is, why we separate the two and why we pull out behaviors from grades.

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