The School Council is pleased to organize and host events for parents that can support our students and school community.
Mathematics for Human Flourishing: A math workshop for parents and caregivers of SAB Students
Monday, December 4th, 2023, 6-8pm, Alderwood Library
Math homework got you puzzled?
Led by Trevor Brown, Assc. Professor of Education at Tyndale University, this session provides a conceptual understanding of the math being taught at SAB to support kids in their learning. Aimed at math concepts taught in JK to Gr 5.
Take-home laterals include: handouts, information on Canadian Math Kangaroo, a Rekenreck, Ten frames, and Base Ten games/learning tool to make math fun at home.
Child minding will be provided.
Register for the event here.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Freedom School Toronto delivered a 3-part parent workshop series on how to talk to your kids about race and racism.
1. Anti-Black Racism in Canada
2. How to Talk to Your Kids About Racism
3. Anti-Black Racism in Ontario’s School System – Reacting as a School Community
The Freedom School Toronto PDF of presentations: Click Here
As well, here are links to some of the videos:
And book recommendations:
Telus Wise presented two workshops on digital literacy. They focussed on topics including screen time, gaming, sexting, cyberbullying, living in a digital society, internet, smartphone and social media safety.
Powerpoint of presentation
Additional resources are available on this page: https://www.telus.com/en/wise by selecting Resources > Browse all TELUS Wise Resources. Then filter for parents (Audience) and Guides and Resources (Resource type).
Race and anti-racism
Jonathan Hood, from aheadofthegame.ca, presented two interactive workshops on empowering parents to talk about race.
Nine Ways Families, Schools and Communities Nurture a Child’s Resilience
Dr. Michael Ungar, Ph.D, from www.michaelungar.com and www.reslienceresearch.org, spoke about how to build resilience in our children.
PowerPoint of Presentation