IBSC Learning to Be Well: Creating Healthy Schools for Boys

IBSC Learning to Be WellFall 2024

Crescent School

Toronto, Ontario, Canada



Day One  
2:00 – 3:15 PM Optional Session Featuring Sandra Boyes and Trish Cislak
Leveraging Agency Through Student Research
3:30 – 5:00 PM Registration and School Tours
5:00 – 6:30 PM Student Voice
Grade 10 SPARC Presentations 2024
Key Findings from the Four Student Agency Research Teams
6:30 – 7:00 PM

Meet and Greet and Welcome Reception

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Keynote Address by Greg Wells and Robyne Hanley-Dafoe
Introducing the Eight Domains of Well-Being for Educators of Boys

Day 2  
7:30 – 8:15 AM Optional Well-Being Session
Guided Meditation and Mindfulness 101
8:00 – 9:00 AM

Light Breakfast
Connection Time

9:00 – 10:30 AM Keynote Address by Greg Wells and Robyne Hanley-Dafoe
Creating a Culture of Well-Being and Belonging for Boys and Those Who Teach Them
10:30 – 11:00 AM

Refreshment Break
Connection Time

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Hands-on Guided Workshop with Greg Wells and Robyne Hanley-Dafoe
12:15 – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Select one workshop to attend:

Workshop A: Using Moral Dilemmas in Language Arts to Foster Belonging and Inclusion in Elementary and Middle School Years
Presenter: Jeff Barton, Crescent School (Canada)
Level: Elementary and Middle School

Workshop B: From Challenge to Opportunity: Inclusive Ways to Manage Difficult Conversations
Presenters: Amy Joliat and Griffin Bush, Crescent School (Canada)
Level: All Levels

Workshop C: Building Well-Being for Boys: Crescent School’s Approach
Level: All Levels
2:00 – 2:30 PM Refreshment Break
Connection Time
2:30 – 3:30 PM Workshop D: Fostering Belonging for Healthy Schools for Boys: An Integrated Approach
Presenter: Janet Lien, The Browning School (United States)
Level: All Levels
3:30 PM Closing Remarks