Learning in a Time of COVID: Strategies to Support Online Teaching and Learning

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Resources:Synchronous or Asynchronous Supporting and Maximizing Learning of Diverse Students in Online Learning Environment (Dr. Saiqa Azam, 2021) (PDF)
Date:Sunday, February 28th, 2021
Time:2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Description:From our youngest children in primary school to post-secondary students, online teaching, and learning can sometimes be a challenge. Join LDANL and a panel of 6 Education faculty from MUN for a discussion of online teaching and learning including some strategies for teachers and students.This will be of interest to parents, students, teacher,a and others involved in online teaching and learning.

Christine Arnold is an Assistant Professor in the Adult Education/Post-Secondary program.

Christine will share strategies for maximizing and generalizing learning through an inverted classroom approach, experiential and problem-based learning pedagogies, and various multimedia software applications.

Saiqa Azam is an Assistant Professor in science education. Her research addresses teachers thinking/cognition/learning, pedagogical content knowledge, professional knowledge of practice, and pre-service teacher education.

Saiqa will discuss maximizing remote/online learning through synchronous and asynchronous sessions through a flipped classroom approach and various multimedia interactive technologies.

Kimberly Maich is a Professor in the area of special education. Her teaching, research, and service work focuses primarily on autism spectrum disorder in inclusive classrooms. 

Sharon Penney is an Associate Professor, a certified teacher and registered psychologist with the Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board. 

Sharon and Kimberly will talk about the importance of understanding yourself as a learner; the importance of planning, organization, and setting realistic schedules; and the importance of breaking down tasks over a period of time.

Gabrielle Young is an Associate Professor who teaches undergraduate and graduate courses surrounding understanding and supporting students with specific learning disorders. 

Gabrielle will discuss strategies to support students in online learning.

Learning in a Time of COVID: Think ‘Co-regulation & Connection’ Before ‘Compliance & Consequences’

Date:Sunday, October 25th, 2020
Time:3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Description:In 2020, Covid has prevented us from planning our annual face-to-face conference. So, instead we are excited to present a Webinar series!

The first Webinar is scheduled for Sunday, October 25th, from 3:00 – 4:00 and we are delighted to present Lisa Pinhorn, of Empowered Parents. Lisa will be discussing “Learning in a Time of COVID: Think “Co-Regulation & Connection” Before “Compliance & Consequences”. Go here to register: Link
Stay tuned for another exciting webinar in November!

Assistive Technology and Learning Disabilities: Learning Together through Experience and Expertise (Conference 2019)

Date:Saturday, October 5th, 2019
Time:8:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Description:We invite you to share in our 2019 Conference Assistive Technology, a one-day conference to be held in St. John’s on October 5th, 2019. Our venue is the beautiful Memorial University of Newfoundland Medical School. It is our intention that you will leave this day having had hands-on experience and the opportunity to share of information and experiences, and leave feeling more confident integrating Assistive Technology into your life, work and/or studies. Our target audience is broad. We encourage parents/families of children with Learning Disabilities, students from Grade 7 through Post-Secondary, adults with Learning Disabilities, educators, educators-in-training, health-care providers, employers, Guidance Counselors, Psychologists, friends and supporters – anyone who is interested in this exciting field to come, learn and share.
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