The Canton School system is seeking professionals or serious hobbyists who are interested in presenting informative workshops to students.
Working with the Connecticut Association for the Gifted, school officials are planning Minds in Motion” for April 26 at Canton Middle School.
the event may be some time away, the district needs to have its list of
presenters very soon.
That afternoon will consist of several workshops.
While children in pre-K though 8th grade will participate, the workshops will consist of smaller group in two-year age spans.
Association for the Gifted has run several workshop and topics range “from robotics
to rocketry, from mathematics to music, from architecture to origami."
topic that interests and motivates students is a good one,” said Elizabeth
Legere, Scientific Research Based Interventions coordinator for the
Canton School district.
Presenters do not need to be from Canton.
John Pellino, co president for the Connecticut Association for the Gifted, said Minds in Motion events in other towns have been highly successful and give students the chance to experience subjects, activities and programs they wouldn’t otherwise.
a great way for these kids to expand their horizons,” he said.
Anyone interested in presenting a workshop or learning more can contact Legere at firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 693-7707.