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Thursday, October 24
 

6:00pm

Conscious Discipline
Limited Capacity full

Conscious Discipline is a social-emotional program that allows parents and teachers to respond to daily conflict in a way that transforms it into an opportunity to teach critical life skills. Come and learn 10 tips for positive discipline.


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2221

6:00pm

Desarrollar vocabulario académico en casa usando actividades interactivas
Limited Capacity seats available

El vocabulario académico es el lenguaje que se usa para aprender nuevas habilidades y conceptos. Usted aprenderá diferentes formas de motivar en su casa, a su hijo/a para desarrollar estas habilidades. (Primera sesión en español. La segunda será en inglés)


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2202

6:00pm

Developing Executive Functioning in Your Future Executive
Limited Capacity full

Executive functioning includes skills related to attention, organization and completion or tasks.  It also includes skills related to understanding and regulating emotions.  In this session, you will learn about tools and techniques to develop independence, self-confidence, and self-regulation that will benefit your child in school and in life!

Speakers
MF

Melanie Fagert

Family and Community Connections for Wake County Special Education Services, WCPSS


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2211

6:00pm

Digital Portfolios for Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
MF

Melanie Farrell

Digital Learning Coordinator, WCPSS
BV

Barbara Vinal

Digital Learning Coordinator, WCPSS


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2213

6:00pm

Do you Have an Inclusive Mindset?
Limited Capacity seats available

Dive into people-first language and gain an understanding of interacting with people with physical and intellectual differences.

Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2311

6:00pm

DreamBox
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to connect to your child’s digital learning experience at home? Join in this interactive session that you will learn more about DreamBox Learning, the digital math program. We will provide opportunities for you to set up your family account, navigate the family dashboard,  help support/monitor growth and  experience sample lessons.


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2218

6:00pm

EL is SwELl!
Limited Capacity seats available

A whole new reading curriculum can be daunting for parents, teachers, and students. We are here to help! Join us to find out more about what your child is working on during Module Lessons, A.L.L Block, and everything in between. We will cover the big ideas of the program, expectations, how to help with homework, and how each grade builds on one another.


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2219

6:00pm

Fine Motor Fun
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us to learn how to strengthen your child’s hand and finger muscles to help them with school and home activities.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2210

6:00pm

First Year of EL Reading Instruction (2nd grade)
Limited Capacity seats available

Second grade has jumped on the EL train and we are excited to share what we have learned so far.. We will briefly discuss the research behind EL as well as how the program is organized. Next we will dive into an example lesson and explore some of the text your children will use this year. We will also share how you can support your students in this curriculum transition.


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2303

6:00pm

Managing Children's Stress and Anxiety
Limited Capacity full

Find out what anxiety looks like in children and how you can help your child deal with anxiety. You will learn about different treatment approaches and strategies to reduce your child's worries.  


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2222

6:00pm

Math Strategies that Work (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2223

6:00pm

P2 for You! Positivity Project at Home
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to know how to incorporate the #OtherPeopleMatter mindset at home?  Come learn more about the twenty-four character strengths and the impact of a strong Positivity Project home/school connection.


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2215

6:00pm

Simple STEM for Track Outs and Breaks
Limited Capacity seats available

Critical thinking and problem solving are essential real world skills that need to be developed and practiced. Check out some easy and fun STEM activities to try at home with your future  scientist, engineer or mathematician. These activities require very few materials and will keep you and  your child engaged in the 4Cs during school breaks.

Room 2302

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2302

6:00pm

Social Emotional Learning
Limited Capacity full

Have you heard your child talk about being stuck on land, or mention that they are in the Red Zone?  What does all that mean?  We will be learning about Social Emotional Learning utilizing the same language that your children have learned. Being mindful of how you are feeling and what zone you are in is essential in beginning to decide what to do about it. Practicing calming strategies, changing our thinking to change our emotions and behaviors results in better consequences.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2314

6:00pm

Strategies to Support Your Young Reader
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us as we discuss strategies that will help you work with your emerging/developing readers.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2209

6:00pm

Sycamore Blinded Me with Science in 5th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

Moving past the basic volcanic eruption experiment and digging into the Real Science 5th graders study to prepare for  Science EOG.  From understanding Newton’s 3 laws of motion, interdependence in various ecosystems around the world, genetics, the function of 7 human body systems to what causes weather!


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2217

6:00pm

That's Not How I Learned Math! Multiplication and Division Strategies (Grades 3-5)
Limited Capacity filling up

Come learn about the progression of current strategies for multiplication and division as they build from third to fifth grade. See how these methods help build conceptual understanding. You will have the chance to try out some of the strategies to help make math homework time a little less stressful!


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2220

6:00pm

Transition to Middle School
Limited Capacity full

Are you wondering how to help your child make a smooth transition from elementary to middle school? Come and hear from a Pine Hollow Middle School counselor and walk away with some great tips!

Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2301

6:00pm

Understanding the Standards and Standards Based Grading
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2225

6:00pm

Welcome to Letterland (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available

Meet Slithering Sam, a king who can kick, a quarrelsome queen or even Noisy Nick! Let’s all go to Letterland! In this session you  will be introduced to the Letterland characters, receive a  brief overview of the Letterland program and resources, and learn tips to support your child at home.


Thursday October 24, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 2216

7:00pm

Conscious Discipline
Limited Capacity full

Conscious Discipline is a social-emotional program that allows parents and teachers to respond to daily conflict in a way that transforms it into an opportunity to teach critical life skills. Come and learn 10 tips for positive discipline.


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2221

7:00pm

Developing Academic Vocabulary at Home Using Hands-On Activities
Limited Capacity seats available

Academic Vocabulary is the language that is used to acquire new learning and skills.  You will learn ways to encourage your child to develop academic vocabulary and activities they can use at home.  (First session is completely in Spanish.  Second session is in English.)




Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2202

7:00pm

Developing Executive Functioning in Your Future Executive
Limited Capacity full

Executive functioning includes skills related to attention, organization and completion or tasks.  It also includes skills related to understanding and regulating emotions.  In this session, you will learn about tools and techniques to develop independence, self-confidence, and self-regulation that will benefit your child in school and in life!

Speakers
MF

Melanie Fagert

Family and Community Connections for Wake County Special Education Services, WCPSS


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2211

7:00pm

Digital Portfolios for Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
MF

Melanie Farrell

Digital Learning Coordinator, WCPSS
BV

Barbara Vinal

Digital Learning Coordinator, WCPSS


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2213

7:00pm

Do you Have an Inclusive Mindset?
Limited Capacity seats available

Dive into people-first language and gain an understanding of interacting with people with physical and intellectual differences.

Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2311

7:00pm

DreamBox
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to connect to your child’s digital learning experience at home? Join in this interactive session that you will learn more about DreamBox Learning, the digital math program. We will provide opportunities for you to set up your family account, navigate the family dashboard,  help support/monitor growth and  experience sample lessons.


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2218

7:00pm

EL is SwELl!
Limited Capacity seats available

A whole new reading curriculum can be daunting for parents, teachers, and students. We are here to help! Join us to find out more about what your child is working on during Module Lessons, A.L.L Block, and everything in between. We will cover the big ideas of the program, expectations, how to help with homework, and how each grade builds on one another.


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2219

7:00pm

Fine Motor Fun
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us to learn how to strengthen your child’s hand and finger muscles to help them with school and home activities.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2210

7:00pm

First Year of EL Reading Instruction (2nd grade)
Limited Capacity seats available

Second grade has jumped on the EL train and we are excited to share what we have learned so far.. We will briefly discuss the research behind EL as well as how the program is organized. Next we will dive into an example lesson and explore some of the text your children will use this year. We will also share how you can support your students in this curriculum transition.


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2303

7:00pm

Managing Children's Stress and Anxiety
Limited Capacity full

Find out what anxiety looks like in children and how you can help your child deal with anxiety. You will learn about different treatment approaches and strategies to reduce your child's worries.  


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2222

7:00pm

Math Strategies that Work (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2223

7:00pm

P2 for You! Positivity Project at Home
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to know how to incorporate the #OtherPeopleMatter mindset at home?  Come learn more about the twenty-four character strengths and the impact of a strong Positivity Project home/school connection.


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2215

7:00pm

Simple STEM for Track Outs and Breaks
Limited Capacity seats available

Critical thinking and problem solving are essential real world skills that need to be developed and practiced. Check out some easy and fun STEM activities to try at home with your future  scientist, engineer or mathematician. These activities require very few materials and will keep you and  your child engaged in the 4Cs during school breaks.

Room 2302

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2302

7:00pm

Social Emotional Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you heard your child talk about being stuck on land, or mention that they are in the Red Zone?  What does all that mean?  We will be learning about Social Emotional Learning utilizing the same language that your children have learned. Being mindful of how you are feeling and what zone you are in is essential in beginning to decide what to do about it. Practicing calming strategies, changing our thinking to change our emotions and behaviors results in better consequences.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2314

7:00pm

Strategies to Support Your Young Reader
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us as we discuss strategies that will help you work with your emerging/developing readers. 

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2209

7:00pm

Sycamore Blinded Me with Science in 5th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

Moving past the basic volcanic eruption experiment and digging into the Real Science 5th graders study to prepare for  Science EOG.  From understanding Newton’s 3 laws of motion, interdependence in various ecosystems around the world, genetics, the function of 7 human body systems to what causes weather!


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2217

7:00pm

That's Not How I Learned Math! Multiplication and Division Strategies (Grades 3-5)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about the progression of current strategies for multiplication and division as they build from third to fifth grade. See how these methods help build conceptual understanding. You will have the chance to try out some of the strategies to help make math homework time a little less stressful!


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2220

7:00pm

Transition to Middle School
Limited Capacity full

Are you wondering how to help your child make a smooth transition from elementary to middle school? Come and hear from a Pine Hollow Middle School counselor and walk away with some great tips!

Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2301

7:00pm

Understanding the Standards and Standards Based Grading
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2225

7:00pm

Welcome to Letterland (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available

Meet Slithering Sam, a king who can kick, a quarrelsome queen or even Noisy Nick! Let’s all go to Letterland! In this session you  will be introduced to the Letterland characters, receive a  brief overview of the Letterland program and resources, and learn tips to support your child at home.


Thursday October 24, 2019 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Room 2216