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

Episode 5: Helping Your Child Maintain Social Connections

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Resources shared in Episode 5:

From Rosemarie Reid-Julien, owner of Beyond the Classroom Brampton:

www.beyondtheclassroom.ca/northbrampton

From Delia Rusu:

Psychology Today website: https://www.psychologytoday.com/
Canadian Mental Health Association website: https://cmha.ca/
Delia’s ebook “100 Mandalas + Positive Affirmations for Kids and Teens”: https://payhip.com/b/Vl3F
Delia’s free Facebook group for Moms Raising WISE Kids and Teens: https://www.facebook.com/groups/raisingwisekids/

 

Episode 6: Music & Learning

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Resources shared in Episode 6:

Noreen Donnell: Certified Music Therapist, owner of MusicByDesign, Founder of ComMusicate

 

www.musicbydesign.ca

www.commusicate.info

www.musictherapy.ca

Adrienne Pringle: Psychotherapist, Music Therapist, owner of Beyond the Studio and Sing it Girls

www.beyondthestudio.ca

www.singitgirls.ca

 

Episode 7: Dealing with Anxious Feelings in the Home

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Resources shared in Episode 7:

Michelle Brans – Family Psychotherapist

https://kidshelpphone.ca

https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-health-and-covid-19

https://youthhubs.ca/en/about/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/therapists/ontario?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8vaBrqLS6QIV8PvjBx2wtgIdEAAYASAAEgLM1_D_BwE

http://countingbutterflies.com

Sara Schlatter- Parent

Websites and Apps
ANANDA KIDS – website, youtube videos and APP
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLVqInDfzJY&list=PLdrUeeBIMbrLwbW34OLtkEAL_lrSxWRn0
KID EVOLVE http://www.kidevolve.com/ IMAGINARIUM PODCAST
COSMIC KIDS YOGA https://www.cosmickids.com/

Books
THE EXPLOSIVE CHILD by Ross W Green Ph.D.
THE CONSCIOUS PARENT by Shefali Tsabury
Kids Are Worth Tt by Barbara Coloroso
Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child by Katharina Manassis
The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J Siegal, M.D .and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D
Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Mellow Out, They Say, If I Only Could: Intensities and Sensitivities of the Young and Bright by Michael M. Piechowski, Ph.D

Children’s Mental Health Centres
http://www.etobicokechildren.com/
http://www.etobicokechildren.com/

Laurel Crossley:  www.laurelcrossley.com

Episode 8: A Growth Mindset: Encouraging Kids through the Tough Times

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Resources shared in Episode 8:

Cheryl Vrkljan: owner of Beyond the Classroom in Milton, and Flamborough

www.beyondtheclassroom.ca/milton

www.biglifejournal.com
www.mindsetworks.com
About Growth Mindset: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiiEeMN7vbQ
About Growth Mindset: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-71zdXCMU6A

MINDSET MATTERS (kids book):
https://www.amazon.com/Mindset-Matters-Without-Limits-Bryan/dp/194488212X

MINDSET (adult book):
https://www.amazon.com/Mindset-Psychology-Carol-S-Dweck-ebook/dp/B000FCKPHG/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1A07JKAJKG9S1&dchild=1&keywords=carol+dweck&qid=1589735854&s=books&sprefix=carol%2Cstripbooks-intl-ship%2C167&sr=1-1

Avalon Harris: Certified Music Therapist

https://symmetrymusic.com/

Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Carol Dweck)

Carol Dweck Ted Talk: The Power of Believing You Can Improve https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_X0mgOOSpLU

Nordoff Robbins Musical Resources https://www.nordoff-robbins.org.uk/musical-resources-to-support-at-home/

Episode 9: Schedules! One Size does Not Fit All

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Resources shared in Episode 9:

Shelagh Cummins: Business Coach & Consultant

www.shelaghcummins.com/productive

Susan Schenk: Occupational Therapist and Author of Beyond OK: From Invisible to Invincible

https://www.shiftyourthinkingld.com/syt-learn
https://www.shiftyourthinkingld.com/syt-pmc-join-us

Episode 10: The Importance of Play in Learning

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Resources shared in Episode 10:

Ashley Leaman: Educator and Tutor with Beyond the Classroom

https://toytheater.com/
www.youtube.com
(Search Treehouse Direct)
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/kindergarten/parents-guide-play-based-learn-en.pdf
https://www.pinterest.ca/jodiabra/kindergarten-play-based-learning/
https://www.edutopia.org/article/how-use-play-learning
https://thekindergartenconnection.com/full-day-kindergarten-schedule/
https://www.sitters.co.uk/blog/the-15-best-activities-for-children-to-help-them-learn-through-play.aspx

Sarah Brodie: Art therapist and co-founder of The Arterie

www.Arterie.ca

www.Patreon.com/TheArterie

 

Episode 11: Easy Ways to Build Resilience for Life

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Resources shared in Episode 11:

Tamara Leniew: Owner of Beyond the Classroom Hamilton Mountain

https://www.search-institute.org/

Binu Dhindsa: Life Coach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flCI9z3hopI
this video is about how to manage with our closest relationships.

https://carolynhidalgo.com/how-to-connect-authentically-at-home-with-your-children/
This is an article on how to connect with your children.

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