Positive Guiding - Online Workshop (6 PD Hours)

Positive Guiding – Online Workshop

May 20th – June 2nd, 2021

 This workshop is equivalent to a full day workshop, or six (6) hours of professional development.

What participants say about this workshop:

“The pace is perfect for me. It is the best way to learn as I can use my time effectively and access the materials as many times as I need it.”

“Hearing from the professionals as well as seeing different children’s play experiences from all over the world was great to see and take in.”

“Being able to flex it around my schedule was fantastic and so important as I have very little free time.”




Positive Guiding (2 weeks)


This workshop will explore:

  • the principles of positive guidance;
  • the impact of relationships, temperament, and expectations;
  • tools for guiding; and
  • how to put them into practice.


Topics will include:

  • Child rights
  • Self-regulation
  • Aggression and lying
  • Friendships and getting along with peers



In the Science of Early Childhood Development (SECD) professional development workshops, participants access multimedia content and “meet” each other in online discussion groups, over the course of two weeks. During the workshop period, participants choose the times and locations most suitable for them. There are weekly expectations to work through the engaging, interactive material – making it convenient, flexible, and ideal for people who cannot attend a face-to-face session for a wide variety of reasons. A facilitator oversees each workshop by welcoming, orienting, and guiding participants. Participants explore websites; do short readings; watch videos of experts, children, and programs; and play interactive review games. Ultimately, by exploring the engaging content and then sharing ideas and reflecting with other participants in the online learning community participants can enhance their work with children and families.

Please note: Participants should have a reliable internet connection and be comfortable reading and writing in English.

We accept payments by: e-transfer and credit card online

E-transfers can be emailed to: info@aecens.ca

Cheques can be mailed to:
Association of Early Childhood Educators of Nova Scotia
Suite 102 – 3845 Joseph Howe Drive,
Halifax, NS  B3L 4H9

  • Registrations will not be processed until payment is received.
  • Receipts will be addressed to the individual/organization making the payment unless indicated otherwise. Please clearly indicate who should receive the receipt at the time of payment.



50% refunds will be given if written notice is provided to the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Nova Scotia by May 6th, 2021.   No refund will be given for cancellation or non-attendance after May 6th, 2021.  Refunds do not include any service fees.

Please contact AECENS prior to May 13th, 2021 if you cannot attend and would like another person to attend in your place.


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