Tag Archive for: Workshops
Culture of Gentleness: A Promising Practice for Supporting Vulnerable Individuals/0 Comments/in Blog, Events, Gentle Teaching, Inclusion, Media/by Michael
2016 Learning Workshops/1 Comment/in Blog, Employment, Events/by Michael
Gentle Teaching International Conference 2015/0 Comments/in Blog, Events, Gentle Teaching/by Michael
Kansas City, USA welcomes the Gentle Teaching community! On September 9-11, 2015, Kansas City will play host to the 2015 international conference. More information can be found at www.gti2015.com.
If you want more information about the 2015 Gentle Teaching International Conference find our events page on Facebook by clicking here.
Finding Value in My Day – March 4th & 5th, 2015/0 Comments/in Blog, Events/by jeph
COR is pleased to we welcoming the return of Cara Milne to Regina to host two, one-day workshops on Finding Value in My Day! For more information, contact the COR office.
Tech Talks – December 2nd, 2014 at the Saskatchewan Science Centre/0 Comments/in Blog, Events/by Michael
Thinking and Planning for the End of Your Life Workshop: September 13, 2014/0 Comments/in Blog, Events/by jeph
Being Awesome On An iPad – COR Ventures To RDACL!/3 Comments/in Blog, Events/by jeph
Sharing Your Awesome Online from Creative Options Regina (COR) on Vimeo.
This Summer COR has the pleasure of collaborating with the fine, friendly folks at the Regina and District Association for Community Living (RDACL). RDACL has been hosting workshops on how to use an iPad for several months now for folks with intellectual disabilities in the Regina area. So far the feedback has been very positive! They’re helping to enhance one’s quality of life by giving people the tools and knowledge of how to use state of the art technology.
“When you first turn it on or play music for the first time, you get to experience this moment of pure bliss in their eyes. When you see someone’s face light up by seeing something for the first time, it’s truly a magical experience.”
Not only does the workshop cover online privacy, what you can and can’t share, how to download apps, use the calendar, set alarms, take notes, save contacts, research information, change the time, draw a picture, play music, play a video, and even download several bowling games.
When we learn, it’s never about the one teacher who’s the be all and end all, it’s about all the peers sitting beside peers. It’s the conversations in between lessons, it’s students being students. People understanding how other people tick.
A good teacher isn’t the focal point of the classroom, a good teacher facilitates the conversation where people can learn from each other, where they can teach each other, and where they can find comfort in one another. Yes there’s a lot of learning going on, but the social benefits are arguably more beneficial in the long run.
We love the Being Awesome on an iPad workshops at RDACL!