Remote Education

Education Resource Development for Parents

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

This program is designed to help parents with children in grades K to 8 who are taking part in virtual learning, blended learning, or other home-based learning programs. ONWA is not providing a replacement for school. We are inviting parents to build an online learning community where they will develop skills and knowledge to support their children's education.


Upcoming Sessions

ONLINE via ZOOM

 

Register to Attend  

INTERESTED IN JOINING OR DROPPING INTO A SESSION?

 

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TAKE A MOMENT TO SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE

 

FQA  

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who is this program for?

Parents in Ontario with children in grades K to 8.

How do I access this program?

Sessions will be available on a Monday to Friday schedule. They will be offered online via ZOOM. You will need access to the internet. ZOOM also has a phone-in option, although this will limit your ability to access the full program. To receive the ZOOM information, please Register to Attend above.

Check what session are currently available on the Upcoming Sessions calendar above.

Do I need to register for every session?

No. You only need to register once. 

What will the sessions look like?

The sessions will include two parts:

  1. A presentation, lesson, or workshop

  2. A Q&A period where parents will have the opportunity to ask questions

Do I have to attend the whole session?

No. You can attend part or all of the session.

What will the presentations, lessons, and workshops be about?

There will be a variety of topics, including:

  • Ontario’s educations system: who decides what’s happening

  • Understanding curriculum

  • Talking to the teacher

  • How do children learn?

  • What are the “big ideas” of math?

  • Helping your child with reading

  • Helping your child with writing

  • Helping your child with math

  • Finding science in everyday activities

  • Small motor skill activities

  • How to include visual art in learning

  • Physical education: how to keep your child active

 

These are some of the topics; additional sessions will be designed to talk about issues and concerns that parents identify as important. 

When are sessions available?

Sessions will be available on a Monday to Friday schedule. Check what session are currently available on the Upcoming Sessions calendar above.

How do I sign up?

To sign up, please complete Register to Attend form above.

What locations are these available?

This is an online program. It is open to parents across Ontario. 

Is this program free?

Yes. There is no cost associated with this program.

Will I need any materials?

For most sessions nothing special will be needed. Many learning activities can be done with items you have in your home.

 

You can contact ONWA Centralized Intake at 807-623-3442 or Toll Free at 1-800-667-0816​ if you need:

  • Basic learning materials (paper, pencils/pens, crayons, etc.)

  • Art materials for your child(ren)

  • Story books

For more information, please contact:

ONWA Centralized Intake at 807-623-3442 or Toll Free at 1-800-667-0816​

 

ONTARIO NATIVE WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION

 PHONE: 1-800-667-0816  |  FAX: 1-807-623-1104

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