Dynamic Discussions at SSB, Nov 2012

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Kristy Lundström presented this presentation at the parents meeting on Nov 8, 2012 - the focus: How to support your child in school?

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Dynamic Discussions at SSB, Nov 2012

  1. 1. Scandinavian School of Brussels Parents evening – Nov 8 How to support your child’s learning? We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  2. 2. Tonight’s agenda19.30 – 20.05 How to support your child’s learning20.05 – 20.15 Break20.15 – 21.00 National grading systems We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  3. 3. How can we support ourchildren in their learning? We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  4. 4. Assumptions• No easy answers, all kids are different• Teachers/school staff do not have all the answers• Parents know their kids best We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  5. 5. Idea for tonight . . .• Share observations• Provoke discussion• Share tips between parents We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  6. 6. "to give form to the mind" Information vs knowledge complex cognitive processes: perception, communic ation, association and reasoning• Knowing facts is not enough• Make connections• Be able to apply information to solve problems We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  7. 7. The Learning Gap knowledgeInform- ation We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  8. 8. what are some of the barriers toyour child’s learning? We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  9. 9. motivation• Internal and external• Help students find value in assignments• Find what motivates your student• Challenge is most important• Establish high expectations• Attitude does matter• Resources: http://www.netc.org/focus/challenges/student.php We prepare students for success back home and abroad
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  11. 11. connections• Help students see the connections• Information is isolated; Knowledge is not• Tip: Current events We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  12. 12. time management• What works for your child• Break down assignments• Manage «optimal» learning time• ”the shift”• Plan ahead We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  13. 13. Read provoking article here>> (in Swedish) reading• As important as sports – invest your time• 30 minutes a day makes a difference• As important for young readers as older readers• Vocabulary building; builds capacity We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  14. 14. myths about reading• Not good to read same book twice?• Not good with comic books or magazines?• Online reading is not real reading?• Shouldn’t have multiple books going at same time? We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  15. 15. We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  16. 16. writing• Write, review, edit, rewrite• Everyone needs feedback• Important lifeskill; applicable in every job We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  17. 17. mistakes mean students are trying…• Let them fall• Let them fail• Let them learn• Maintain expectations, have a plan B We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  18. 18. We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  19. 19. • Help students take responsibility when they do something wrong We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  20. 20. We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  21. 21. leader vs follower• Students must learn to do both• Build confidence life is not• Build patience always fair• Process equally as important as product We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  22. 22. tips and tricks …• motivation• connections• time management what could you add to your bag• reading of tricks at home?• writing• mistakes• leader and follower We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  23. 23. take advantage of «down» time• Critical conversations• Train facts• Discuss big ideas We prepare students for success back home and abroad
  24. 24. BIG ideasThe most important lessons SSB wants toteach students are-how to think creatively-how to analyze problems-how to generate solutions-how to work together respectfully-how to communicate ideas We prepare students for success back home and abroad
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