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Positive Discipline to Encourage Positive Choices

October 3rd: Parent Workshop

Parenting is a hard job and teaching your child to make positive choices and develop good habits is an ongoing challenge that every parent faces. Without effective routines, emotional regulation, and clear boundaries, parenting can be frustrating, but a variety of positive strategies can help. No one has all the answers, but our experienced Pre-Primary teachers face similar challenges in the classroom. They have combined their theoretical knowledge with peer-reviewed research and tried and tested strategies and are eager to share their experience and techniques.

This hands-on workshop, conducted by Ms. Ritz, Ms. Yang, and Ms. Harrison, will provide parents with the tools to create effective routines, handle tough situations, such as boundary testing and aggression, and how to guide children toward better overall behavior. This workshop is for parents of children ages 3-7, but parents of children of all ages are welcome.

Date

Wednesday, October 3rd

Time

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue

Admissions Office, Suites 4005-07, Level 40, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Speakers

Ms. Talia Ritz

Pre-Primary School Teacher, BA, BEd, MEd

Ms. Talia Ritz

Talia is one of our highly qualified early childhood teachers from our Stamford campus in Singapore, where she has been teaching our Nursery and Kindergarten classes for the past 4 years. She has extensive experience in teaching the U.S. AERO and IB curriculum and has held middle leadership positions in curriculum planning and creation. Prior to joining Stamford in Singapore, Natalia taught at international schools in Hong Kong and Dubai (Abu Dhabi). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Drama, a Bachelor of Education with an Elementary and Early Childhood focus as well as a Master’s in Special Education (and is working on both a Masters in Special Education and in International Educational Leadership).

 

 

Ms. Mandy Yang

Pre-Primary School Teacher, BEd, MEd

Ms. Mandy Yang

Mandy has experience in bilingual curriculum planning and teaching English and Mandarin as a second language at schools in Hong Kong and China. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language Education, a Master of Education in Educational Psychology and is also certified in Montessori Early Childhood Teaching. Mandy is well trained in Apple Education and has a strong passion for incorporating technology to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom.

 

 

 

 

Ms. Jennifer Harrison

Pre-Primary School Teacher ,BA, M.Ed

Ms. Jennifer Harrison

Jennifer has experience teaching and curriculum planning for Kindergarten and Elementary classes at international schools in Hong Kong and the U.S, and she is an expert at using the International Baccalaureate inquiry-based framework. Her Master of Education specialized in Elementary education and she is also certified in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages). Jennifer is multi-talented – she is fluent in both English and Cantonese and plays various instruments including the piano, flute, and french horn.