PARENTS! At-Home Learning: Finding Success for the Whole Family

Facilitator: Marylou Gammans
Date:October 26, 2021
Time:7:00 pm to 8:00 pm MDT
$20.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 22-PA-092
Focus: French Immersion

Target Audience


About this Learning Opportunity

At-home learning continues to be part of the education landscape and can be a source of ongoing challenges for parents, young people and their teachers. This session is designed to help parents, K-12,  navigate and support their children through the complexities of at-home learning. We will look at the importance of establishing basic routines, how to create an environment conducive to learning, as well as the various roles of communication.  

Come and discover simple and practical strategies to effectively accompany your child on his or her educational journey.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
  • #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Marylou Gammans est une consultante pédagogique et une enseignante accréditée en Alberta, au Canada. Elle est certifiée, ainsi qu’une présentatrice et formatrice en Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction, (CBCI) après avoir étudié auprès des docteurs H. Lynn Erickson et Lois A. Lanning. Elle facilite l'apprentissage professionnel et collabore avec de nombreux districts scolaires en français et en anglais. Marylou est aussi certifiée en Français Intensif (ANL), une approche neurolinguistique qui promeut l’apprentissage d’une langue seconde. Elle a développé un nouveau programme d’apprentissage expérientiel pour aider les gens à comprendre de nouvelles perspectives en milieu de travail. Ses ateliers explorent les moyens de créer de liens authentiques dans le programme d’études ou la vie quotidienne. Qu'il s'agisse de percer les idées de l’enseignement selon les concepts, apprendre une deuxième langue, ou de guider les relations au milieu de travail, Marylou a toujours utilisé le une combinaison de stratégies pour aider les gens à créer des liens significatifs dans leur monde.

Marylou Gammans is an educational consultant and an accredited teacher in Alberta, Canada. She is certified, as well as a presenter and trainer in Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction (CBCI) after studying with Drs H. Lynn Erickson and Lois A. Lanning. She facilitates professional learning working with numerous districts in French and English. Marylou is also certified in Intensive French (ANL), a neurolinguistic approach that promotes learning a second language. She has developed a new experiential learning program to help people understand a variety of perspectives in the workplace. Her workshops explore ways to create authentic links with the curriculum or in daily life. Whether it's breaking down ideas of teaching according to concepts, learning a second language, or guiding relationships to the workplace, Marylou has always used a combination of strategies to help people build relationships significant in their world.