Foundation Series Workshops

Halifax, NS
Monday, May 04, 2009


Foundation Series Workshops

Addressing the effects of technology on human development

Halifax, NS - May 4, 5 & 6, 2009


Foundation Series Workshops
Monday, May 04, 2009 9:00 AM -
Wednesday, May 06, 2009 4:00 PM

Citadel Halifax Hotel
1960 Brunswick Street
Halifax, NS B3J 2G7
Canada

Map and Directions
Register for ONE DAY $175
or ALL THREE DAYS $450


Registration Deadline Extended to April 29, 2009

 

DAY ONE - MAY 4 - Sensory and Motor Development
Great for teachers, parents and therapists

Morning Session: Harnessing Energy
Sensory Tools and Techniques for Responsible Learning
Harnessing Energy raises awareness regarding the reasons why Today’s Children are unable to pay attention and learn, and offers The Zone’in Concept to improve self-responsibility and empower learning.

Afternoon Session: Back to Basics
Printing Skills - The Forgotten Foundation of Literacy
Back to Basics raises awareness regarding the reasons why we still need to teach printing, and offers schools, government and university suggestions and initiatives on how to ease the job of printing and reading for all children.


DAY TWO - MAY 5 - Science of Attention/Learning & Successful Schools
Great for teachers, parents, therapists, mental health workers

Morning Session: Why Can't Children Sit Still?
The Importance of Movement and Play for Attention and Learning
Why Can’t Children Sit Still raises awareness about the importance of movement and play in the every day lives of our children and home and school, and how sensory and motor components of movement and play actually promote attention and learning.


Afternoon Session: Diminishing Returns
Increasing Profits in the Classroom
Diminishing Returns raises awareness regarding the diversity of today’s student population, and offers specific and immediate solutions that parents, teachers, principals and government can implement in order to adequately address this growing concern.



DAY THREE - MAY 6 - Addiction and Attachment
Great for teachers, parents, therapists, mental health workers

Morning Session: A Cracked Foundation
How Virtual Parenting is Destroying Children
A Cracked Foundation raises awareness about the significant damage technology has caused to the family unit, and how Virtual Parents are unknowingly inflicting The Triple Disconnect on their children and partners, and offers helpful strategies to bring families back together.


Afternoon Session: Mixed Signals
Connection to Technology is Disconnecting Child Development
Mixed Signals raises public awareness regarding the damaging impact of technology on child development, and provides creative initiatives for schools, homes and communities to create ’sustainable’ children.




Presenter:
  
Cris Rowan

Cris Rowan is an impassioned occupational therapist who has first-hand understanding and knowledge of how technology can cause profound changes in a child’s development, behavior and their ability to learn.  Cris offers wonderful insight and useful techniques for improving the lives of children, and those around them.  Click here to read more about Cris.

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Contact Information

  • Zone'in Programs Inc.
    6840 Seaview Road
    Sechelt, BC  V0N 3A4

    Toll free phone: 1-888-896-6346
    Toll free fax: 1-877-896-6346



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