Listed below are current community events
Parent Lunch & Learn: Helping Your Child Cope
The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System has partnered with the Florida Virtual School to present a session to support parents during this tumultuous and stressful time. Please join our conversation with mental health experts about best ways to talk with your children about COVID-19, in an age appropriate way. Learn tips for managing our own emotions while helping your children cope with the stress and anxiety of these uncertain times. Participants will gain knowledge regarding best practices and tips for helping their families cope with the mental distress of COVID-19.
Time: 11:30AM - 1:00PM EST
Register Today for the Dyslexia Webinar Series for Parents and Educators
Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education and Just Read, Florida!, is proud to announce a webinar series for parent(s) or guardian(s) and educators to learn more about Dyslexia. Please join us to learn what Dyslexia is all about. It is not rocket science, but it is brain science!
Sessions will be held live in the morning and will be recorded so that you may listen to the content and questions and answers at your leisure. If you have any questions, please contact FDLRS Administration at 386-312-2265.
Part 1: April 14, 2020 9:30am EST
Part 2: May 19, 2020 9:30am EST
Parent Lunch & Learn with FDLRS & SEDNET
Setting Up Your Home’s Learning Environment up for Success: Understanding the Needs for Adults and Children
Date: March 30, 2020
Virtual learning and work can be stressful for all, children and adults alike. This sudden change in the way of work and school can bring about uncertainty, stress, and fear. But there are ways to help reduce the impact of this new way of work and learning. In this session, attendees will acquire some tips and strategies on how to set up their home in a way that can assist in decreasing the stress and finding the positives for all.
Addressing Special Needs in the Virtual Environment
Date: April 2, 2020
All children learn in their own way, but for some children their special needs require a little extra attention in the virtual environment. In this session, families will gain insight into ways to help them set up their home learning environments that give extra emphasis in this area. Strategies that assist and support caregivers will be presented. Special focus will be given to emotional regulation in order to build up the positives in a
In these unique times, everything about this new version of "virtual learning" is new to us. Teachers are scrambling to figure out appropriate platforms to use in virtual learning and exploring what type of instruction and assessments will work for their students. Learners in the classroom may have support needs that are very complex or unique, therefore, the struggles go beyond issues of instruction and assessment.
In this webinar, Dr. Paula Kluth will address these new challenges teachers and families are facing in the age of e-learning. She will provide five recommendations for making the most out of the virtual classroom. The session includes recommendations for working with families, ideas collaborating with paraprofessionals, and suggestions for connecting learning objectives to activities completed at home.
Date: Monday, April 13, 2020
“Milk and Muffins”
A Weekly Reading Readiness Program for
(NO COST to Families)
A UCF Early Childhood Development and Education Degree Program sponsored event
Through the Parent Academy classes, Orange County Public Schools provides FREE parental development skill-building workshops, specialized parental support, educational events, and activities for families throughout the school year.
The Parent Academy offers a variety of courses for parents and the community members ranging from academic support, health care, to emotional and financial management.