Head, Heart & Hands Workshop ***Postponed***


We regret to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Head, Heart & Hands Workshop is being POSTPONED INDEFINITELY.

A day of workshops, presentations and panel discussions for parents, teachers, mentors, coaches and other adult allies to help a child (or children) you care about have a joyful and successful year ahead.


topics, presenters subject to change

Opening Remarks:
Rockets from a Box: Learning Through Play, Pierre Harrison, PLAYLearnThink
Session A (10 – 10:45): choose from…
Shaping the Mind for Learning: Using the Creative Impulse Lise Gunby, Edge Hill School
Tutor Talk: hints panel – Youth Literacy tutors
The Importance of Play Pierre Harrison, PLAYLearnThink
Session B (11 – 11:45): choose from…
Invincible Mama:
Helping Children Who Learn Differently
Susan Schenk, OT/author/advocate
Arts at Home: wet-on-wet painting Jennifer Clark, artist
20 Tips to Support a Child’s Reading Kimm Culkin, Youth Literacy
Lunch Remarks:
Organizing for School, Roberta Hirst, Arete Academics
Session C (1:30 – 2:15): choose from…
You Are Your Child’s Champion Roberta Hirst, advocate
Rhythm of Learning: Drumming Tanya Coulter, educator
Drama Techniques to Build Literacy Jenny Parsons, performance artist

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Saturday, 15th October 2016 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

JEST Arts – 148-1 Garafraxa Street North, Durham, ON N0G 1R0