CRUCIAL CONVERSATION INTRO 10-15-10:30 – COFFEE BREAK EARLY LEARNING PRINCIPLES 12:00-1:00 – LUNCH 1:00-1:45 – ROLE 1:45-200 – Mr. Biesenthal
1. Stakes are high 2. Opinions vary 3. Emotions run strong
Ending a relationship Talking to a co-worker who behaves offensively or makes suggestive comments Asking a friend to repay a loan Critiquing a colleague’s work Dealing with a rebellious teen Talking to a co-worker about a personal hygiene problem
a) Avoid them b) Face them and handle them poorly c) Face them and handle them well
Ask to get things rolling Mirror to confirm feelings Paraphrase to acknowledge the story Prime when you’re getting nowhere
You are at a neighbourhood block party. You are making small talk with your somewhat crotchety and always colourful neighbour about his shrinking kidneys when he says. “Speaking of the new fence you’re building…” You end up in a heated debate over placing the new fence-five centimetres one way or the other. 5 cm!! He finishes by threatening you with a lawsuit and you say something about him not knowing the difference between his hind end and his elbow!
The Educational Associate provides support services to students and teachers in a school setting within the division to meet curricular outcomes. The duties of an Educational Associate will vary depending upon the special needs of student(s).
Supervise students Evaluate students Mark papers Assist students with reading Administer meds Arrange parent meetings Observe students Track behavioural data Be familiar with SMART goals for student Photocopy Make doctor appointment for student Lift objects and/or student Work independently
1) Is this an appropriate job for an EA to do? 2) If not, why not? 3) What other tasks do you do?
At no time should an EA discuss, in public, information pertaining to a student. An EA is expected to respect the confidential nature of the position by avoiding discussion about any topics that are not formally communicated to the public by the administration of the school or school division.