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Drop Thought Kids is about extending confidence, taking ownership for individual ideas and exploring possibilities. It is about empowering children to try, explore freely and test ideas accurately. It's about dropping in ideas and allowing children the opportunity test and try them independently to see what works best for them.

The Science Behind Drop Thought Kids

According to scientific research, awe (those moments of amazement) can keep stress low and make individual difficulties seem smaller. By exploring a world of wonder, children are exposed to new ideas and new challenges which helps to build new neuropathways in the brain. These new pathways can help children handle challenges in a less predictable world. Reducing stress linked to learning can help enhance working memory and deeper thinking.

Building Confidence By Extending Understanding

Learning to communicate effectively helps to develop a healthy self-esteem, foster relationships, and increases a child’s ability to stand up for themselves and trust their own opinions. Eavesdropping or picking up on what others say is an important tool to learning as it helps to convey viewpoints, an insight into deeper ideas and presents situations not always addressed in the class. When ideas are picked up, shared and tested it helps individuals to gain confidence with their own opinions and realization.

Current Workshops

I wonder...will we ever be able to fly?

Join us for a 3-week workshop where we will explore, build and test what we would need to fly to school.

Suitable for 6-to-11-year-olds.

See below for details

River Grove Community Centre
5800 River Grove Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario
Thursday October 6, 18 & 20th
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Cost $19.60/per workshop
$58.80/3-week event
All Resources Included

Frank McKechnie Community Centre
310 Bristol Rd E, Mississauga, Ontario
Saturday October 15, 22 & 29th
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Cost $19.60/workshop
$58.80/3-week event
All Resources Included

About Me

As a mother and educator for over 30 years, I have had the great pleasure of dedicating most of my life to the well-being and learning of children. With a Masters in Comparative Education and 3 years exploration with Evidence Based Education on the Science of Learning, I am obsessed with how we can support children’s’ learning and build confidence when the demands on assessments and social pressures begin to increase.

With a strong base in science, I have had the unique privilege of fostering practical activities that stimulate discussion and awe in children. This wonder, curiosity and conversation is the core of development and innovation where a child can consider what could be rather than simply what currently is.

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