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Workshops & seminars

Supporting children’s learning at home

Date & time

Friday, April 17, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Speaker(s)

Christine McDonald, BA 18 and Alexia Mitchell

Cost

This event is free

Where

Online

Friday, April 17, 2020

To support parents with at-home learning, this webinar will lead parents through various educational activities for younger, elementary level students.

Elementary school teacher Christine McDonald, BA 18 will provide suggestions for indoor and outdoor activities, as well as calming activities.

Occupational therapist Alexia Mitchell will highlight factors to keep in mind when structuring and planning activities for your child in addition to exploring fun gross motor, fine motor and sensory activity ideas.

Christine McDonald, BA 18

Christine McDonald,

Elementary School Teacher, Montreal

Christine graduated from Concordia's Early Childhood and Elementary Education program in 2018. She has experience teaching kindergarten and grade 1 children and quickly developed a passion for working with this age group.

Christine has an out-going and up-beat personality and enjoys an active lifestyle. As a teacher, she values an interactive, hands-on and play-based teaching approach with her students. She believes that making teaching and learning fun is the key to help young students stay motivated!

Alexia Mitchell

Alexia Mitchell

Occupational therapist, Kiddo Active

Alexia pursued her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she completed a clinical placement in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

Once she returned to Canada she completed her Canadian Occupational Therapy accreditation, and worked as a substitute teacher and educational assistant at an elementary school in Ontario.

Alexia is thrilled to have returned to her hometown of Montreal and join the Kiddo Active team where she works with children and their families to facilitate their engagement in daily activities, participation and overall well-being.


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