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Kindergarten

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Outro

This final video summarizes the theme of the series - the unlimited potential in parent engagement and in working closely with parents and families.

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VII. Engaging With Individual Parents

This video highlights how parent knowledge is a valuable addition to teacher knowledge in helping students be included and successful in the classroom.

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V. Co-Constructing Teaching and Learning With Parents

This video discusses how parent knowledge can be used to influence their child's learning and provide engaging, authentic experiences that are different from teacher-directed instruction.

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VI. Systematic Parent Engagement

This video explains how parent engagement must be considered to be just as important as skills such as numeracy and, therefore, incorporated in a similar, systematic way on the school landscape.

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IV. New Ways of Sharing Student Learning With Parents & Families

This video shares the experience of teachers at Howard Coad School who consulted with parents about what they would like to know about their students' successes at school. Teacher vignettes explain new ways of sharing such as: using "I can" statements to represent students' understanding of curri...

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III. Relational Home Visits

This video explains how home visits help to establish and to build relationships with children who are coming to school, their parents and their extended families. The positive relationships that begin with home visits help both parents and children feel more comfortable and welcome in the classr...

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II. Building Relationship: Learning With and From Parents

This video explains the importance of knowing each child's story and how educators can bring families and their stories into the classroom.

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Introduction

The Introduction explains the goals of the video series and explains how important it is for educators and parents to engage well with one another to enhance educational outcomes for our young children.

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I. Examining Beliefs and Assumptions

This video invites educators to examine their roles or positions in their interactions and how they may need to disposition themselves in order to affirm practices that reflect positive assumptions about parents, build relationships and honour beliefs about the important place and voice of parent...

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Children First. A Resource for Kindergarten (A Video Introduction)

This video is a general introduction to Children First: A Resource for Kindergarten (2009). This resource supports educators in providing a positive experience for kindergarten children. The resource is set up in such a way that allows educators to connect curriculum outcomes into meaningful asso...

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Focus on Coding and Literacy: Kindergarten to Grade 3

Participants will learn how skills related to decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition and algorithmic reasoning skills for children lead to the development of computational thinking. This activity has students learn about binary coding through the building of a paper chain garland that re...

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Focus on Coding and Numeracy: Kindergarten to Grade 3

In this broadcast students work on an unplugged activity aimed at developing their numeracy and computational thinking skills. Students use algorithmic thinking, decomposition and abstraction skills to create programs (given specific commands) that allow them to navigate through a variety of grid...

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BrainDance. More Variations for Infants Through Seniors

More Variations is comprised of 20 chapters of BrainDance movements: 1. Introduction, 2. Benefits, 3. Integrating Concepts, 4. Seated on Floor, 5. Seated in Chairs, 6. Inclusive Class, 7. Seated/Standing with Partner, 8. Ballet Barre, 9. Patterns in Choreography, 10. Floor Variation, 11. Infants,...

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Macoun Public School in Macoun, Saskatchewan

Preston Dumaine, a Kindergarten/Grade 1/Grade 2 teacher at Macoun School shares her ideas and strategies for making her multi-grade classroom developmentally appropriate for the various grade levels. Educators will gain an understanding of how Kindergarten can be embedded in a K/1/2 multi-grade c...

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Tuning In. Episode 13

A relaxation expert arrives to help calm Louis' anxiety, but his easy-going style only makes things worse. This video focuses on tuning. Secondary emphasis in the video is placed on pitch, listening skills and performance anxiety. The ukulele, lute, banjo and pitch pipe are featured.

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