Positively, Precious Parents.....A Child's First Teachers!

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Positively, Precious Parents.....A Child's First Teachers!

Registration closes:
Oct 11, 2022 at 10:00 am
Facilitator(s): Sonia Yudcovitch
Date:October 11, 2022
Time:1:00 pm to 3:00 pm MTN
  • $20.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Course code: 23-IE-004-CARC

Target Audience

Parents, caregivers, grandparents, guardians

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About this learning opportunity

The impact of COVID-19 has been very difficult and still has everyone reeling in shock, fear, uncertainty and disbelief!

Parents were suddenly left in a very awkward and stressful position of having to become teachers too. This was added pressure, as many were frantically juggling between teaching their children while working from home. In addition, what can you do with more than one child, in some cases three or four, all in different grades?


In this interactive workshop, parents will share their frustrations and will be given some ideas and useful tips on staying calm in a crisis such as this.

Parents will learn how to organize effectively to help their children at home with school-work. Ideas to involve all children and to motivate them to learn and share together will be introduced.

The importance of flexibility and establishing fair boundaries together, are key factors in the “Parent as teacher” model for success.

“Remember, most teachers are parents too!”

Come to this workshop to share, learn and laugh together, as partners in your child’s journey!

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Sonia Yudcovitch, BPE.,BEd., M.A.(READING), M.A. (Ed.), is passionate about teaching and learning. She is committed to life-long learning and continues to be a speaker at conferences and school district Professional Days, in Alberta and in other places.

Sonia draws on her years of experience in several capacities: as a classroom teacher, Resource teacher and Program Specialist with the Calgary Board of Education, where she was involved also, as a facilitator for teacher training .Her other roles included the assessment and programming for exceptional learners in the school district for the purpose of coding and supervision in district schools. She has been a sessional and summer school instructor at the University of Calgary, and a presenter and Keynote speaker at conferences in Canada, the U.S. and Auckland, New Zealand.

Sonia continues to do workshops and presentations on request.  Her latest book, “Opening Doors" (2017), is used as a textbook and a reference by some colleges with the E.A. certificate and Diploma programs.