Learning Corner Event Raising self-directed learners-03

 

Date:  Thursday, April 12 at 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Place: Academia Cotopaxi Auditorium and Classrooms
Target Group: All Parents
Sponsored by: Academia Cotopaxi

Opening Session

From 8:00 a.m.  to 8:45 a.m

"What are the skills and attitudes universities are looking for?" and "How can I support the acquisition of these skills from Kindergarten to Graduation?" At the end of this session, we will conclude with a brief survey to gain insights about the Parent Workshops Topics offered in 2017-2018.

Location: Academia Cotopaxi Auditorium
Parents: All
Translation: YES

 

 

 

 

Breakout Sessions : From 9:00 a.m. to  9:30 a.m.

 

Sessions

 

Social Media

 

Letting Go 12th Grade Parent Presentation

 

What are the skills and attitudes universities are looking for?

 

Sessions Summary

 

All

Growing Up in the 21st Century (balance, digital citizenship)

Presented by: Yolanda and  Maria Elena
Target Group: Elementary Parents
Location: Library Confirmed

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr.. The list can go on and on. How young is too young? How do we help our children learn about these rapid, direct communication channels, in a way that is developmentally appropriate? We’ll talk about how you can help your child navigate the social media landscape.

ES

Parenting in the 21st Century - Indelible Internet

Target Group: MS Parents
Presented by: David
Location: A3

Most of what we do on the internet will remain available indefinitely. How do we ensure our children avoid posting things now they’ll be embarrassed to see in the future? In this workshop will talk about strategies to help your children develop a positive digital footprint. 

MS

Parenting in the 21st Century - Personal Branding and the Indelible Internet

Target Group:  HS Parents
Location: High School Commons

Most of what we do on the internet will remain available indefinitely. How do we ensure our children avoid posting things now they’ll be embarrassed to see in the future? Colleges and universities have not accepted students because of negative social media posts made by the student In this workshop will talk about strategies to help your children develop a positive digital footprint and how they can begin to  take control of their personal brand.

HS

College Counseling: Letting Go for 12th Grade Parents

Presented by: Lysha
Target Group: HS (Gr.12 Parents)
Location: Auditorium

During this presentation we will cover the following topics:

  • Class of 2018 University Acceptances
  • How to get a Student Visa
  • The upcoming transition for both students and parents
  • Student life at university