July 4, 2020

Nannies Trained to Aid Education

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Nanny Trg _0652web Nannies and domestic helpers participated in the first teaching initiative aimed at enhancing their role as co-educators of young children last night (Tuesday, 7 May 2013).Nanny trg-Group talk 46web

Literacy Coach Latasha Miller, along with teachers Jessica Jackson, Joanan Jackson, Iriny Grant, and Brenden Smith, facilitated the sessions for 40 attendees at Prospect Primary School, which was hosted by Principal Gloria Bell.

The discussions and small-group presentations focused on reinforcing an emphasis on phonetic word development and fun, as well as on using popular media (from TV shows to websites and magazine ads) to foster interest in learning and comprehension.

Nanny trg-Listen 56webFacilitators encouraged those present to make early learning a part of their daily routines. They also offered tips, from creating shopping lists together, to having fun in the kitchen.

While a similar programme was previously held for parents, Prospect Primary’s strategic team devised this initiative for nannies – who will receive certificates of participation.  The school’s PTA sponsored the evening’s refreshments.nanny trg_hands 51web

Photos:  Photos by Information Officer Lennon Christian

56 & 61 – Nannies pay close attention.

51 & 52 – A session is led by East End Primary teacher/Literacy Coordinator Jessica Jackson.

46 – (From right) Literacy Coach Latasha Miller and teacher Jessica Jackson chat with participants.

 

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