Sue StegmeierLorna Armstrong1
Agenda Day One9:00 – 9:10Welcome, introductions, and housekeeping9:10 – 9:45 Group activator9:45 – 12:30l Learning, and th...
Agenda Day Two9:00 – 9:20 Group activator9:20 – 10:30 Prep for Presentations10:45- 12:00 Presentation 3 – Working with Fam...
Group Activator1. Draw a map of a route from your house to a near-by store.-Note all the places children would be able to ...
EffectiveTeaching andTrainingContentHow peoplelearn.5
Write about a time you had areally positive learningexperience. Write down as manydetails about the experience asyou can r...
Adult Learners7
Knowle’s listThey feel the need to learn.They have some input into what, why andhow they learn.The content and processe...
Hurt, J. (2012)“Insight trumps knowledge.”9
http://www.2learnabc.ca/aboutMe.aspxqrcode.kaywa.com10
Knowledge Understanding Doing11
“Images trump words.”Hurt, J. (2012)12
13
“White space trumpsinformation dumps.”Hurt, J. (2012)14
15
Hurt, J. (2012)“Shorter trumps longer.”16
17John Medina on attentionspans.http://www.brainrules.net/attention
Hurt, J. (2012)“Brain science trumpstraditional education.”18
The Brainhttps://www.google.ca/search?as_st=y&tbm=isch&hl=en&as_q=brain&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&cr=&as_sitesearch=&safe=imag...
Shawn Abbate (2010)Brain 10120
Communication of NeuronsShawn Abbate (2010)Dendritesgrow when wethink. Newpathwaysincreaseintelligence.DendritesnucleusNeu...
22
NGOKGBSINCWFFBICMALOL23
24
CWFKGBSINCMANGOLOLFBI25
26
“Emotions trump facts.”27
-and now a test!!!!28
Hurt, J. (2012)“Movement trumps sitting.”29
Movement30
Hurt, J. (2012)“Talking trumps listening.”The person doing the most talkingduring an education session is theone doing the...
Socialization32
Hurt, J. (2012)“Different trumps same.”33
MentalStimulationThe brain benefits from a noveland complex environment34
35
Shawn Abbate (2010)Novelty in Your Workshop Think about one aspect of Building Blocks List 3 choices you could offer par...
Hurt, J. (2012)“Writing trumps reading(and listening).”37
Strategies that takeadvantage of how the brainlearns best.Read Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites20 Instructional Strategies ...
These strategies- Provide Motivation- Meets the needs of differentlearning styles- Provide brain based learningstrategies39
Test Time40
Neuron41
Feedback42
Planning for Learning.43
•Introductions, Openers and Orientation•Essential Skills•Learning a New SkillPresentation 144
Building Blocks TrainingPresentersNames45
Agenda OverviewDay One9:00- 10:00 Introductions and Housekeeping (scenario)Manual Handout OrientationLearning Something Ne...
9:00- 10:15 Are you ready to learn? Movement and Positive Learning10:15- 10:30 Break10:30- 10:45 Safety in the home10:45- ...
48Introductions
Manual:• Section 1 – Worksheets• Section 2 – Theory• Section 3 – Preparing for your first visit• Section 4 – Activities an...
A smile is the universal welcome.Max EastmanIn the work you do with literacy – what makes you smile? (in one word)50
Why is LiteracyIs Like Velcro?51
52
Let’s Compare:Literacy & Learning Activity53
Let’s CompareLiteracy and Learning Skill ie. JugglingNeed the basics before going to thewholeNeed the basics before going ...
•What is Family Literacy and Building Blocks•Learning Styles•Brains and Early Childhood DevelopmentPresentation 255
What is familyliteracy?56
What is Building Blocks?57
58
The Animal School59
Once upon a time…
The animalsdecidedthey must dosomethingheroic tomeet theproblems ofa “new world.”
So theyorganized aschool.
They adoptedan activitycurriculumconsisting ofrunning,climbing,swimming,and flying.
To make iteasier toadminister thecurriculum, allthe animalstook all thesubjects.
The duck wasexcellent inswimming —better, in fact,than hisinstructor.65
But he madeonly passinggrades in flyingand was verypoor inrunning.66
Since he wasslow in running,he had to stayafter school andalso dropswimming inorder topracticerunning.67
This was kept up untilhis webbed feet werebadly worn and he wasonly average inswimming.But average wasacceptable in school...
The rabbitstarted at the topof the class inrunning but hada nervousbreakdownbecause of somuch make-upwork inswimming.69
The squirrel wasexcellentin climbing until hedevelopedfrustration inthe flying class,where his teachermade him start fromt...
He alsodevelopeda charley horsefromoverexertionand then gota C in climbingand a D inrunning.71
The eagle wasa problemchild and wasdisciplinedseverely.72
In the climbingclass he beatall the othersto the top ofthe tree butinsisted onusing his ownway to getthere.73
At the end of theyear, anabnormal eelthat could swimexceedingly well,and also run,climb,and fly a little,had the highestav...
andhe wasvaledictorian.75
The prairie dogsstayed out ofschool andfought the taxlevy because theadministrationwould not adddigging andburrowing to th...
They apprenticedtheir children to abadger and laterjoined the groundhogs and gophersto start asuccessful privateschool.77
Does this fable have a moral?78
Remember:There is no one correct way to teach all children,but there is a correct way to teach each child:79
one at a time.80
81
CharacteristicsLogicalLinearSymbolicSequentialVerbalReality basedFactsTemporal (time)AbstractCreativity is inimplementatio...
Learning StylesMultiple Intelligences83
Key Factors That Influence Early BrainDevelopment and Academic Achievement.Brain84
BrainSafe physicalenvironmentRelationshipsPrenatalExerciseExperience andexposure tolanguageGenesNutritionKey Factors That ...
Early Childhood Development86
• Touch• Non-Verbal• Play• RepetitionLearning Happenswith-inRelationships87
Agenda Day Two9:00 – 9:20 Group activator9:20 – 10:00 Prep for Presentations10:00- 12:00 Presentation 3 – Working with Fam...
ActivatorWhat’s the story behind thepicture?89
•About Families•First Visits•Goal SettingPresentation 3Working with Families90
91
First Visits92
93
We all have goals!94
SMART GOALSS = SpecificM = MeasurableA = AttainableR = RealisticT = TimelyLogic Model – Building Blocks – Short term outco...
Measurement• Did the parent meet their Goal?• Change in behaviour or attitude?• Help them to see the changes or re-evaluat...
Be determined in achieving yourgoals...97
Plan YourFirst Visit98
Working with Families in the Home!1. On the first visit how do I enter the house and introduce my self? Where do westart t...
•Strategies for Learning•Factors that Impact Learning•Resources for LearningPresentation 4Learning100
Children learnbest throughactiveinvolvementSpatialOrientation isnecessary forletteridentification andorientation ofsymbols...
When childrendemonstrate themeaning ofwords physically,theirunderstanding ofthe words isimmediate andlong lasting.Adverbs ...
Stringing actionstogether to formsequences issimilar to linkingwords to formsentences andeventuallyparagraphs.When childre...
Confucius said it best:What I hear, I forget.What I see, I remember,What I do, I know.”104
Which one are you?Are you ready to learn?105
Go and have fun in themeadows...106
Successful Safe In Home Visits107
Factors that ImpactLearningIrlen108
Role of Parent – Early Literacy andSchool Success• LD OnLine :: Fighting For Your Child90% of children with reading diffic...
Talk and Print110
•GamesPresentation 5111
Games112
Resourceshttp://drpaulasprescriptions4pd.wikispaces.com/file/view/anima+school.ppt.TheAnimal School,Slide show by George H...
Resources• http://www.pre2three.org/ - newsletter forexpectant parents• http://www.livesinthebalance.org/ Ross Greene– Col...
Dont stop yourself from learning...115
Preparing for your workshop116
Evaluation117
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  1. 1. Sue StegmeierLorna Armstrong1
  2. 2. Agenda Day One9:00 – 9:10Welcome, introductions, and housekeeping9:10 – 9:45 Group activator9:45 – 12:30l Learning, and the Brain12:30- 1:00 Lunch Break1:00- 2:00 Planning for learning2:00 - 2:30 Presentation 1- Introduction, Openers, Orientation- Essential Skills- Learning a New Skill2:30- 2:45 Break2:45- 4:00 Presentation 2-What is Family Literacy and BuildingBlocks-Learning Styles-Brain and Early Childhood Development2
  3. 3. Agenda Day Two9:00 – 9:20 Group activator9:20 – 10:30 Prep for Presentations10:45- 12:00 Presentation 3 – Working with Families-About Families-Goal Setting-First Visits12:00- 12:30 Lunch12:30- 2:00 Presentation 4 – Learning-Strategies for Learning-Factors That Impact Learning-Resources for Learning2-00- 2:30 Presentation 5-Games2:30- 2:45 Break2:45- 3:30 Preparing for your workshop3:30- 4:00 Evaluation3
  4. 4. Group Activator1. Draw a map of a route from your house to a near-by store.-Note all the places children would be able to see adultsmodeling literacy activities.2. Create a bumper sticker encouraging parents to read totheir children.3. Record the strengths that you bring to the Building Blocksprogram.4. Prepare a short anecdote about a positive (or negative)learning experience that you can share with your partner.5. Draw a web with the word literacy at the centre.-Add key words and ideas to your web.4
  5. 5. EffectiveTeaching andTrainingContentHow peoplelearn.5
  6. 6. Write about a time you had areally positive learningexperience. Write down as manydetails about the experience asyou can remember.What made it so positive?6
  7. 7. Adult Learners7
  8. 8. Knowle’s listThey feel the need to learn.They have some input into what, why andhow they learn.The content and processes have a meaningfulrelationship to the learners past experience.The experience is used as a learning resource.What is to be learned relates to theindividuals current life situation and tasks.They have as much autonomy as possible.The learning climate minimizes anxiety andencourages freedom to experimen.There is a cooperative learning climate.There are mechanisms for mutual planning.Accountability- how do they know theyknow?How many didyou identify?Is the listcomplete?8
  9. 9. Hurt, J. (2012)“Insight trumps knowledge.”9
  10. 10. http://www.2learnabc.ca/aboutMe.aspxqrcode.kaywa.com10
  11. 11. Knowledge Understanding Doing11
  12. 12. “Images trump words.”Hurt, J. (2012)12
  13. 13. 13
  14. 14. “White space trumpsinformation dumps.”Hurt, J. (2012)14
  15. 15. 15
  16. 16. Hurt, J. (2012)“Shorter trumps longer.”16
  17. 17. 17John Medina on attentionspans.http://www.brainrules.net/attention
  18. 18. Hurt, J. (2012)“Brain science trumpstraditional education.”18
  19. 19. The Brainhttps://www.google.ca/search?as_st=y&tbm=isch&hl=en&as_q=brain&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&cr=&as_sitesearch=&safe=images&tbs=sur:f&tbo=d&biw=1522&bih=672&sei=8l0LUZC1INDFtAbTooDADQ#imgrc=j1md71CnQoMBkM%3A%3B1ZY-jPQoG-UF1M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Ffarm3.staticflickr.com%252F2801%252F4097561067_16cf6986ec.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.flickr.com%252Fphotos%252F44568283%2540N02%252F4097561067%252F%3B450%3B34719
  20. 20. Shawn Abbate (2010)Brain 10120
  21. 21. Communication of NeuronsShawn Abbate (2010)Dendritesgrow when wethink. Newpathwaysincreaseintelligence.DendritesnucleusNeuron21
  22. 22. 22
  23. 23. NGOKGBSINCWFFBICMALOL23
  24. 24. 24
  25. 25. CWFKGBSINCMANGOLOLFBI25
  26. 26. 26
  27. 27. “Emotions trump facts.”27
  28. 28. -and now a test!!!!28
  29. 29. Hurt, J. (2012)“Movement trumps sitting.”29
  30. 30. Movement30
  31. 31. Hurt, J. (2012)“Talking trumps listening.”The person doing the most talkingduring an education session is theone doing the most learning.31
  32. 32. Socialization32
  33. 33. Hurt, J. (2012)“Different trumps same.”33
  34. 34. MentalStimulationThe brain benefits from a noveland complex environment34
  35. 35. 35
  36. 36. Shawn Abbate (2010)Novelty in Your Workshop Think about one aspect of Building Blocks List 3 choices you could offer participants fornovelty.1.2.3. Turn to the person next to you and share yourideas.BrainSnack!Slide36
  37. 37. Hurt, J. (2012)“Writing trumps reading(and listening).”37
  38. 38. Strategies that takeadvantage of how the brainlearns best.Read Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brainby Dr. Marcia L. Tate38
  39. 39. These strategies- Provide Motivation- Meets the needs of differentlearning styles- Provide brain based learningstrategies39
  40. 40. Test Time40
  41. 41. Neuron41
  42. 42. Feedback42
  43. 43. Planning for Learning.43
  44. 44. •Introductions, Openers and Orientation•Essential Skills•Learning a New SkillPresentation 144
  45. 45. Building Blocks TrainingPresentersNames45
  46. 46. Agenda OverviewDay One9:00- 10:00 Introductions and Housekeeping (scenario)Manual Handout OrientationLearning Something NewWhat is Family Literacy?What are essential skills?10:00- 10:30 What is Building Blocks?10:30- 10:45 Break10:45- 12:00 Learning Styles and Adult Learning12:00- 1:00 Lunch1:00- 1:30 Child Development- Why is it important in familyliteracy?1:30- 2:00 Family dynamicsPlanning for learning2:00- 2:15 Break2:15- 4:00 The first visit 46
  47. 47. 9:00- 10:15 Are you ready to learn? Movement and Positive Learning10:15- 10:30 Break10:30- 10:45 Safety in the home10:45- 12:00 Factors that impact learning!12:00- 1:15 Lunch – Field trip as part of lunch1:00- 1:30 Environmental print- using within the home1:30- 2:15 Check in- questions about home visitation2:15- 2:30 Break2:30- 3:45 Game3:45- 4:00 Evaluation and certificatesDay Two47
  48. 48. 48Introductions
  49. 49. Manual:• Section 1 – Worksheets• Section 2 – Theory• Section 3 – Preparing for your first visit• Section 4 – Activities and Strategies• Section 5 – Table of contents1. Handouts for Families2. Flash Drive Handouts3. Resources – Page 6-1449
  50. 50. A smile is the universal welcome.Max EastmanIn the work you do with literacy – what makes you smile? (in one word)50
  51. 51. Why is LiteracyIs Like Velcro?51
  52. 52. 52
  53. 53. Let’s Compare:Literacy & Learning Activity53
  54. 54. Let’s CompareLiteracy and Learning Skill ie. JugglingNeed the basics before going to thewholeNeed the basics before going to thewholeNeed to practice Need to practiceRepetition RepetitionEye-hand coordination Eye-hand coordinationUse of body and all senses- The bestway to learnUse of body and all senses- The bestway to learnChanges the brain Increases white matter in the brainNeed to take risks Need to take risksShould be fun, hard to if stressed Should be fun, hard to if stressedNeed positive reinforcement tocontinueNeed positive reinforcement tocontinue 54
  55. 55. •What is Family Literacy and Building Blocks•Learning Styles•Brains and Early Childhood DevelopmentPresentation 255
  56. 56. What is familyliteracy?56
  57. 57. What is Building Blocks?57
  58. 58. 58
  59. 59. The Animal School59
  60. 60. Once upon a time…
  61. 61. The animalsdecidedthey must dosomethingheroic tomeet theproblems ofa “new world.”
  62. 62. So theyorganized aschool.
  63. 63. They adoptedan activitycurriculumconsisting ofrunning,climbing,swimming,and flying.
  64. 64. To make iteasier toadminister thecurriculum, allthe animalstook all thesubjects.
  65. 65. The duck wasexcellent inswimming —better, in fact,than hisinstructor.65
  66. 66. But he madeonly passinggrades in flyingand was verypoor inrunning.66
  67. 67. Since he wasslow in running,he had to stayafter school andalso dropswimming inorder topracticerunning.67
  68. 68. This was kept up untilhis webbed feet werebadly worn and he wasonly average inswimming.But average wasacceptable in school, sonobodyworried about thatexcept the duck.68
  69. 69. The rabbitstarted at the topof the class inrunning but hada nervousbreakdownbecause of somuch make-upwork inswimming.69
  70. 70. The squirrel wasexcellentin climbing until hedevelopedfrustration inthe flying class,where his teachermade him start fromthe ground upinstead of thetreetop down.70
  71. 71. He alsodevelopeda charley horsefromoverexertionand then gota C in climbingand a D inrunning.71
  72. 72. The eagle wasa problemchild and wasdisciplinedseverely.72
  73. 73. In the climbingclass he beatall the othersto the top ofthe tree butinsisted onusing his ownway to getthere.73
  74. 74. At the end of theyear, anabnormal eelthat could swimexceedingly well,and also run,climb,and fly a little,had the highestaverage,74
  75. 75. andhe wasvaledictorian.75
  76. 76. The prairie dogsstayed out ofschool andfought the taxlevy because theadministrationwould not adddigging andburrowing to thecurriculum.76
  77. 77. They apprenticedtheir children to abadger and laterjoined the groundhogs and gophersto start asuccessful privateschool.77
  78. 78. Does this fable have a moral?78
  79. 79. Remember:There is no one correct way to teach all children,but there is a correct way to teach each child:79
  80. 80. one at a time.80
  81. 81. 81
  82. 82. CharacteristicsLogicalLinearSymbolicSequentialVerbalReality basedFactsTemporal (time)AbstractCreativity is inimplementationPart to whole“What’s theBottom Line?”CharacteristicsIntuitionHolisticConcreteRandomNonverbalFantasy- orientatedCommon senseNon-temporalAbsurdCreativity – AHA!SpontaneousWhole to part“Have a Heart!”Skills-Handwriting-Symbols-Language-Phonics-Locating factsand details-Talking andreciting-Followingdirections andlisteningSkills-Haptic awareness-Spatial awareness-Math computation-Color sensitivity-Music and singing-Art expression-Creativity-Visualization-Emotion andfeelingsLeftAnalyticalRightGlobal82
  83. 83. Learning StylesMultiple Intelligences83
  84. 84. Key Factors That Influence Early BrainDevelopment and Academic Achievement.Brain84
  85. 85. BrainSafe physicalenvironmentRelationshipsPrenatalExerciseExperience andexposure tolanguageGenesNutritionKey Factors That Influence Early BrainDevelopment and Academic Achievementhttp://www.healthybabyhealthybrain.ca/85
  86. 86. Early Childhood Development86
  87. 87. • Touch• Non-Verbal• Play• RepetitionLearning Happenswith-inRelationships87
  88. 88. Agenda Day Two9:00 – 9:20 Group activator9:20 – 10:00 Prep for Presentations10:00- 12:00 Presentation 3 – Working with Families-About Families-Goal Setting-First Visits12:00- 12:30 Lunch12:30- 2:00 Presentation 4 – Learning-Strategies for Learning-Factors That Impact Learning-Resources for Learning2-00- 2:30 Presentation 5-Games2:30- 2:45 Break2:45- 3:30 Preparing for your workshop3:30- 4:00 Evaluation88
  89. 89. ActivatorWhat’s the story behind thepicture?89
  90. 90. •About Families•First Visits•Goal SettingPresentation 3Working with Families90
  91. 91. 91
  92. 92. First Visits92
  93. 93. 93
  94. 94. We all have goals!94
  95. 95. SMART GOALSS = SpecificM = MeasurableA = AttainableR = RealisticT = TimelyLogic Model – Building Blocks – Short term outcome – mid and long term impact95
  96. 96. Measurement• Did the parent meet their Goal?• Change in behaviour or attitude?• Help them to see the changes or re-evaluategoals!Outcome Goal 1 – Parents increase their understanding of the role ofliteracy in child development. Parents and children improve their dailycommunication and interaction through literacy and learning.Outcome Goal 2 – Parents increase their own literacy and parentingskills.Outcome Goal 3 – Children’s language, literacy and social interactionskills are enhanced so that they are better able to achieve success inevery day literacy activities and in school.Program Goals96
  97. 97. Be determined in achieving yourgoals...97
  98. 98. Plan YourFirst Visit98
  99. 99. Working with Families in the Home!1. On the first visit how do I enter the house and introduce my self? Where do westart the activities?2. The activity I planned didn’t work – the child refused to do it. What do I do?3. The parent disappeared and left me with the child. What do I do?4. The family has 4 children under the age of 6 – how do I handle that?5. The TV is on the whole visit. It is loud and distracting. What do I do?6. A friend with a child is visiting when I come to the home for the visit. What do Ido?7. The parent is in the room however she does not seem engaged and looks like sheif going to go to sleep. What do I do?8. The parent starts to share information that is outside my scope of practise.What do I do?9. The child is developmentally delayed however the parent does not see thatthere is a problem. What do I do?10. You do not feel safe in the home. Not sure why? What do I do?Do not expect to come up with definitive answers.99
  100. 100. •Strategies for Learning•Factors that Impact Learning•Resources for LearningPresentation 4Learning100
  101. 101. Children learnbest throughactiveinvolvementSpatialOrientation isnecessary forletteridentification andorientation ofsymbols on apage.Activelyexperiencing therhythm of wordsand sentences helpschildren find therhythm necessaryfor reading andwriting.Early Learning and Movement10 reasons to Promote Emergent Literacy throughMovement and Active Learning(Rae Pica, www.movingandlearning.com)http://biertijd.com/mediaplayer/?itemid=38469#.UMZgrZGst5k.gmail101
  102. 102. When childrendemonstrate themeaning ofwords physically,theirunderstanding ofthe words isimmediate andlong lasting.Adverbs andadjectivesbecome muchmore thanabstract .Playing togetherprovidesopportunities forchildren to speakand listen to oneanother.102
  103. 103. Stringing actionstogether to formsequences issimilar to linkingwords to formsentences andeventuallyparagraphs.When childrenact out the wordsof a poem, theplot of a story, orthe lyrics of asong they mustponder themeanings ofwords.Movementactivitiesprovideopportunitiesto cross thebodiesmidline.103
  104. 104. Confucius said it best:What I hear, I forget.What I see, I remember,What I do, I know.”104
  105. 105. Which one are you?Are you ready to learn?105
  106. 106. Go and have fun in themeadows...106
  107. 107. Successful Safe In Home Visits107
  108. 108. Factors that ImpactLearningIrlen108
  109. 109. Role of Parent – Early Literacy andSchool Success• LD OnLine :: Fighting For Your Child90% of children with reading difficulties willachieve grade level in reading if they receivehelp by the first grade.If help is given in fourth grade, rather than latein kindergarten, it takes four times as long toimprove the same skills by the same amount.109
  110. 110. Talk and Print110
  111. 111. •GamesPresentation 5111
  112. 112. Games112
  113. 113. Resourceshttp://drpaulasprescriptions4pd.wikispaces.com/file/view/anima+school.ppt.TheAnimal School,Slide show by George H. Reavishttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLiP4b-TPCA Video on childdevelopmenthttp://www. brainrules.nethttp://www.thesneakychef.com/book4_the_sneaky_chef.phpBook and activities “Sneaky Fitness”Rae Picahttp://www.movingandlearning.com/http://developingchild.harvard.edu/library/briefs/inbrief_series/http://canadiansportforlife.ca/active-start/activity-milestones-first-three-years-0 - physical literacy - milestonesEarly Childhood DevelopmentBrain Hero -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s31HdBeBgg4&feature=relmfu113
  114. 114. Resources• http://www.pre2three.org/ - newsletter forexpectant parents• http://www.livesinthebalance.org/ Ross Greene– Collaborative Problem Solving• http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=richard+lavoie+motivation+breakthrough&oq=richard+lavoie+&aq=2&aqi=g7&aql=&gs_sm=c&gs_upl=29978l34406l0l37300l15l15l0l2l2l0l226l1795l5.5.3l13l0 Richard Lavoie – Motivation• http://www.healthybabyhealthybrain.ca/ - braindevelopment114
  115. 115. Dont stop yourself from learning...115
  116. 116. Preparing for your workshop116
  117. 117. Evaluation117

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