Here are Kelly’s beautiful children Michael and Marcus! Kelly is one of the co-tutors. Yesterday was out last teaching day but today we had time to relax and have a wonderful time with our friends Danielle and Andre. We fly out early tomorrow. Danielle and Nancy grooving to the music in a lovely nature park… More Last day in Trinidad
In the afternoon there was a closing ceremony. The afternoon started with some cheers of course. Here’s the green team! The blue team leader for the cheer. Blue team is the best! Devon is introducing a spectacular movie she made of our time in Trinidad and Tobago which everyone loved! If I knew how I… More Trinidad Summer Institute Day 10 con’t
Today is the last day of the Summer Institute and we are all trying to not feel very, very sad. Here is the last reflection with a participant and the Director of the Summer Institute Ms.Swan. Here is a photo of the presenters from the Children’s Authority which is equivalent to our Children’s Aid Society.… More Trinidad Summer Institute Day 10
Reflections continued this morning. As I mentioned the groups are divided in 4 and each has a colour. There is a friendly competition between the groups. In the picture above the participant on the left is trying to convince Nancy to see things from a purple point of view! Here is the selfie from the… More Trinidad Summer Institute Day 9
Most mornings after the reflection by two participants there are some cheers from the various groups. Here is our orange group getting ready for a cheer. After the institute today Andre took us to anashram. Devon, Nancy, myself and Lisa. The Canadian team! Devon and Nancy hamming it up!
In Andre’s reflection today he had put together an Ipad movie depicting the Summer Institutes theme of inclusion;education for all. It was a wonderful movie and Andre received great applause. He noted that professional development… More Trinidad Summer Institute Day 7
This evening we went for a drive up to the West Coast and walked along a boardwalk to watch a beautiful sunset. Then we drove further down the coast to a restaurant overlooking the ocean and many boats and ships. Another perfect evening! But Devon, remember there is no liming on the steps!
We are so lucky to be 1/2 block away from the Couva Joylanders Music School. After our workshops we walked down to listen to the students practice.
After a wonderful weekend it is time to get back to work! Here are some pictures of some participants presenting during my colleague Jenny’s workshop on ADHD. The participants were divided onto small groups. Each group was given a letter that had been written by a student with ADHD. From reading the letter they got… More Trinidad Summer Institute Day 6
Today our wonderful tour guides Danielle and Andre took us to Maracas Bay. We had a wonderful time playing in the waves. Lunch was the famous bake and shark, absolutely delicious. The food in Trinidad is the best! And the people are too!