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2019 Partners in Education Luncheon - Kurtis Hewson   PASSWORD: North
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Friday, February 8 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Bibliotherapy: Using Children's Books to Bridge Sensitive Topics and Build Resiliency

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Today's children face significant levels of stress, anxiety and trauma. Similarly, our ever-changing world brings sensitive issues right into the classroom- such as cultural diversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, blended families and inequality, to name just a few. Quality children's literature provides a natural segue way to learn about, discuss and cope with real life situations in developmentally appropriate ways. Explore sample titles, discussion techniques and follow up activities to reduce anxiety, enhance understanding, widen perspectives and build resiliency.

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Lois Maplethorpe

Greetings! | I currently teach in the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) program at Red Deer College. I come from an Elementary Education background, where I taught in a variety of classrooms from Kindergarten to Grade 5. In my last few years of school teaching, I dappled in... Read More →



Friday February 8, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Shaw CC: Salon 3 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 96
  • Grade Focus K-6
  • Tags English