Each workshop is designed to provide tools to LEEP Academy families to support students at home, to work in partnership with the teachers and the school, and achieve academic success.
Our next workshops are scheduled for the following dates:
- May 8, 2021
- June 12, 2021
Currently, our workshops are held via Zoom and the link is shared via Facebook, ClassTag, and text message.
Most Recent Workshops
Keep us Safe, Keep us Open: Safety Guidelines and Information on the COVID-19 vaccine
You are welcome to know all measures taken to prevent Covid-19 among the LEEP Dual Language Academy community of students, workers, and families following guidelines dictated by the National Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and New York State government. Also, how we help and encourage each other to get vaccinated to keep us all safe.
Mindfulness & The Toolbox
You will be introduced to the concept of "Mindfulness," a school program for LEEP Academy students in which each child gains techniques to help reduce stress and anxiety, and review the socio-emotional learning program “Toolbox” used schoolwide. You will learn about the benefits, and we will share some tips and techniques that parents can use at home for themselves and/or with their children.
Academic Support for Parents
Family support is essential for the development of students' abilities, skills, and knowledge. We made these three videos alongside our teachers describing some techniques, exercises, and games to practice: Mathematics; Phonics; Spanish Language Arts and Phonics; and English and Spanish Language Arts at home.
Academic Support at Home
In this virtual workshop, we talk about tips for parents on how to prepare for a productive Parent-Teacher Conference and recommendations for families on how to provide academic support their students at home.
The love of reading begins at home.
Join our Dean of Instruction, Dorsa Fahami, and LEEP Academy teachers for a session for parents and family members on the importance of your involvement in fostering a love of reading in your home and how to achieve it. We will also cover in detail the reading goals for each grade and how parents can help their children achieve those goals.
How to enter and use the digital platforms used in LEEP Academy.
Virtual workshop on how to use the different platforms and digital resources utilized at LEEP Academy during remote classes: ClassTag, SeeSaw, IXL, Raz Kids.
In-Person Learning Program.
On Friday, August 28, we held a webinar for In-Person Learning families, in English and Spanish. Please view the recording below.
Remote Learning Program.
On August 27, we held a webinar for Distance Learning families, in English and Spanish. Please view the recording below.