Beyond the Classroom Cogeco

Watch Cathy Thompson, the founder of Beyond the Classroom, interview some terrific guests who share tips and strategies for helping your kids learn at home.

Each episode will be centred on a topic as it relates to children and their learning needs ranging from online learning, music, learning disabilities, nutrition and more.

Schedule for upcoming episodes in Burlington and Oakville: https://www.yourtv.tv/burlington-oakville/schedule 

Schedule for upcoming episodes in Milton & Halton Hills:

https://www.yourtv.tv/milton/schedule

Episode 1: Tips and Resources for Parents to support Kids Learning at Home

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Resources shared in Episode 1:

From Jill Campbell:

https://www.hcdsb.org/Pages/default.aspx
https://www.ontario.ca/page/letter-ontarios-parents-minister-education

From Rhianna Koopman

https://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
https://www.cbc.ca/kidsnews/
https://teachingkidsnews.com/
https://www.abcya.com/
https://www.getepic.com/
https://www.tvokids.com/
https://www.gonoodle.com/

Episode 2: Strategies for Managing ADHD and Learning Disabilities at Home

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Resources shared in Episode 2:

From Diane O’Reilly:

facebook.com/therealadhdlife
Instagram;/therealadhdlife
Twitter; @yourrealadhdlife

https://caddac.ca/adhd/

https://www.understood.org/

https://www.additudemag.com/

 

From Suzan Grace:

www.beyondtheclassroom.ca (tutoring)

https://www.khanacademy.org/

https://www.grammarly.com/ – grammar and spelling

https://www.kurzweiledu.com/k3000-firefly/features.html -text to speech, note taking, writing tools, graphic organizers, test prep

https://snapandread.com/ – text to speech

https://learningtools.donjohnston.com/product/cowriter/ – talk to text writing tool with word prediction

https://mathtalk.com/ – speech to text for math

https://www.gingersoftware.com/ – writing tool

https://watchminder.com/about-us/what-is-watchminder- watch that vibrates with reminders – executive functioning organizer

https://www.inspiration-at.com/inspiration/ – mind mapping technology

Episode 3: Maximize Learning with Healthy Nutrition

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Resources shared in Episode 3:

From Jennifer Buccino:

UnlockFood.ca: https://www.unlockfood.ca/en/default.aspx

Packing healthy school lunches and snacks FAQ: https://www.unlockfood.ca/en/Articles/School-Health/Articles/Packing-Healthy-School-Lunches-and-Snacks-FAQs.aspx

From Cathy Haan:

https://www.food4kids.ca/  

Episode 4: Supporting Kids Transitioning to Post-Secondary School

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Resources shared in Episode 4:

Lana Yilmaz: Owner of Exclusive Education Consultants

https://www.campustour.ca/

https://www.cangap.ca/

 

Brogan Nelson: Student at Boston Conservatory at Berklee (Fall 2020)

http://mtcollegeauditions.com/

https://collegeauditioncoach.com/

https://bostonconservatory.berklee.edu/summer/mtdi

https://bostonconservatory.berklee.edu/summer/mtai

 

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