WEBCAST – ECEBC’s Conference Keynote and Workshop with Marc Battle
Date(s) - May 9, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Child Care Options CCRR
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NOTE: For this webcast we will be viewing the recording of Marc’s keynote and workshop from the ECEBC conference.
The Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) and Child Care Resource and Referral Programs of BC (CCRR) have partnered to bring you an exclusive viewing of Marc Battle’s keynote address and workshop from this year’s ECEBC conference. Join us on May 9th along with other early care and learning professionals for this exciting training opportunity.
The Warrior Code
In this keynote address, Marc will speak about how having an ECEs code of honour helps our profession uphold a code of ethics. He will challenge us to uphold our ethical duty to leave today better than tomorrow. Quality early childhood education and care programs provide a “marvelous staging ground” for children to learn to live as human beings in a community. Marc Battle is an ECE instructor at Red River College in Winnipeg, who also works with Aboriginal Head Start programs.
Butterflies in Your Belly
“Without risk there is no learning.” —Carl Rogers
Think about how you learned what your limits were or how far could you push your body and as a result painting a different image of yourself. How did you learn to negotiate with friends and say “no” to things that made you uncomfortable? How did you learn to take a chance on your ideas or your creativity? If everything is learned through experience, then many of us learned these valuable skills through taking a risk. Yet we are bubblewrapping our children and shielding them from the risks that we participated in and blinding ourselves to the consequences of these actions. This workshop will explore the kinds of risk in children’s play, what they learn from it, and how we can allow children to risk safely.
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Suitable for all early learning and child care professionals
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