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Sharon Jones, Founder
958 Crestview Crescent
London, ON Canada N6K 4W2
www.thamesvalleysuzuki.com
Tel. (519) 657-7671 Fax (519) 657-7992
Email: tvs@sympatico.c
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SUZUKI EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

TRAINING
PRENATAL THROUGH EARLY YEARS

Every Child Can (ECC)
SECE Training in Stage 1
SECE Training in Stage 2
SECE Training in Stage 3
SECE Training in Stage 4
SECE Training in Stage 5

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What makes the method work so effectively?

A Partnership between parents, teachers and student that ....

♦ builds strong parent/teacher relationships
♦ believes in the abilities of young children
♦ discerns what is developmentally appropriate

A teaching philosophy that builds on key action principles by ...

♦ concentrating on child centre learning
♦ creating a non-stressful approach to learning
♦ developing sensitivity, self discipline and compassion in children
♦ establishing family groupings of children for a stronger learning environment

A staff that creates an exciting learning environment by ....

♦ implementing creative and innovative teaching concepts
♦ utilizing quality teaching materials
♦ following the natural timetable of each child
♦ stimulating child centred learning

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OUTCOMES FOR THE TEACHER TRAINEE

You will gain confidence in how to develop a Suzuki early childhood
education program

You will participate in discussion of the following:

HOW TO SET UP

Suzuki baby classes with parental involvement
Short Term Prenatal Classes

HOW TO ESTABLISH

Team teaching
♦ Parent Education

HOW TO IMPLEMENT SUCCESSFUL ONGOING DOCUMENTATION OF CHILDREN'S WORK

Weekly anecdotal reporting
Reporting to parents

HOW TO HELP PARENTS IN THEIR CRITICAL ROLE

As the first and most important teacher
As role model
As an observer of their children

Participants will have the exciting opportunity to observe and work with babies
and toddlers in an established Suzuki Early childhood Program.You will take
home examples of curriculum layering and book lists. You will find resources
that will assist you, including baby recordings and books for parents, "hands on"
materials, handouts for parents, and professionally produced video tapes

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WHY IS SUZUKI ECE SO IMPORTANT?
DURING THE EARLY CHILDHOOD YEARS, birth through age 5, every moment is an opportunity for children to learn more about the world around them, to practise social skills, and to gain critical thinking skills and knowledge. Early childhood experiences lay the foundation for all later learning and determine whether or not children succeed in school and later life. If we care about our children, then we must ensure that all young children enjoy an early childhood that prepares them to take full advantage of their educational opportunities and to become effective citizens, capable workers, and loving parents of the next generation.

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Short Bios

Dorothy_Jones Dorothy Jones

Dorothy Jones is a world renowned Suzuki specialist in Early Childhood Education. She founded and directed for 12 years, a Suzuki School in London Ontario Canada. In 1993, the International Suzuki Association (ISA) designated this school, as a world Teacher Training Centre for Suzuki Early Childhood Education. She is a Past President of the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) and was for 10 years a board member of the ISA. She was also a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Suzuki Association of Ontario (SAO) and served a two-year term as President of that organization. She has also been a Suzuki parent, Suzuki Piano Teacher Trainer and keynote speaker at conferences and workshops around the world for the past 30 years. Her consultations have assisted individuals and schools in Canada, USA, Latin America, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain Singapore, Japan, Denmark and Korea.

 

sharonSharon Jones

Sharon Jones is a Teacher Trainer in Suzuki Early Childhood Education and an experienced Suzuki Violin Teacher. With Dorothy Jones, she developed the curriculum used world wide in Suzuki Early Childhood Classes. Sharon has been a clinician at conferences and workshops in Canada, USA, Ireland and Japan. She has taught at numerous Institutes in the United States and Canada. A singer, Sharon was the artist for the recording, Lullabies, Action Songs and Rhymes, the core material for the Suzuki Baby Program. Sharon will lead the baby and toddler classes and demonstrate the various technical and artistic approaches to babies and their parents.