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Kindergarten

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Introduction

This seven part video series on parent engagement, explains how important it is for educators and parents to engage well with one another to enhance educational outcomes for our young children.This video series is supported by the provincial Early Years Outcome Team and the Ministry of Education.

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Pattern Recognition: Kindergarten-Grade 3

In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of pattern recognition.

Pattern Recognition occurs when you can identify patterns. When you identify patterns, you can create rules that allow actions to be repeated automatically. Pattern recognition c...

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Decomposition: Kindergarten to Grade 3

In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of decomposition - the breaking down of a problem into smaller parts to make the problem easier to solve. Students will also begin to explore the computational concepts of sequences and loops.

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Abstraction: Kindergarten to Grade 3

In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of abstraction. Abstraction reduces how hard a problem or task is by focusing on what's important. We do that by deciding what the important information is and then removing all the unnecessary details. Abstra...

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Louis Says. Season 2, Episode 4. Quiet Cheer/Scrambled Words

Series: Louis Says
Episode 1A: Quiet Cheer - Mrs. Charles is writing a book and Louis tells Randy to make sure she has kipihtowêwin (silence). Louis thinks she needs support and encouragement so goes about cheering and making noise (pihtâkosiwinw). Episode 1B: Scrambled Words - Randy and his neighbours gather toge...

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Louis Says. Season 2, Episode 5. Mr. Charles Builds a House/Poor Porcupine

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Episode 1A: Mr. Charles Builds A House - Randy and Katie search for the perfect location for an atim (dog) house. Randy mistakenly thinks Mr. Charles wants a club house and thinks a tree might be the perfect location. Eventually, he realizes what atim means and they go about learning how to be am...

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Outro

This conclusion to the seven part video series on parent engagement summarizes the theme of the series - the unlimited potential in parent engagement and in working closely with parents and families. This video series is supported by the provincial Early Years Outcome Team and the Ministry of Edu...

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VII. Engaging With Individual Parents

Video 7 of 7: Highlights how parent knowledge is a valuable addition to teacher knowledge in helping students be included and successful in the classroom. This video series is supported by the provincial Early Years Outcome Team and the Ministry of Education.

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VI. Systematic Parent Engagement

Video 6 of 7: 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. This video series is supported by the provincial Early Years Outcome Team and the Ministry of Educa...

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V. Co-Constructing Teaching and Learning With Parents

Video 5 of 7: 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. This video series is supported by the provincial Early Years Outcome Team and the Ministry of Education.

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

Video 4 of 7: 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 cu...

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III. Relational Home Visits

Video 3 of 7: 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 cla...

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II. Building Relationship: Learning With and From Parents

Video 2 of 7: Explains the importance of knowing each child's story and how educators can bring families and their stories into the classroom. This video series is supported by the provincial Early Years Outcome Team and the Ministry of Education.

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I. Examining Beliefs and Assumptions

Video 1 of 7: 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 par...

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Louis Says. Season 1, Episode 1. Dare to Get the Bear/Beading Stars

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Episode 1A: Dare to Get the Bear - Louis uses both English and Cree words to tell Randy that Emily's son is sick and that he needs to get him a maskohkân (teddy bear) to make him feel better. Randy thinks maskohkân means a bear's fang. Mr. Thompson tells Randy that maskohkân means teddy bear and ...

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