Robyne L. Hanley-Dafoe, Education Developer, Centre for Teaching & Learning, Trent University
Are we coddling our children too much? Why is it necessary to let our kids fail? How do we raise our children to be resilient? Come find the answers to these questions and lots more from one of the experts in the field - Robyne Hanley-Dafoe! Robyne will give practical advice, tips and strategies for fostering resiliency in our children!
Robyne Hanley-Dafoe is an award-winning Psychology and Education Instructor who has taught 50 + courses over the past decade at Trent University. Robyne also holds the role of Trent's Educational Developer in the Centre for Teaching & Learning. Robyne’s interests and research focuses on innovative pedagogy, resiliency and advanced assessment and evaluation practices. Robyne continues to work within the teaching community bringing best practices for professional development and student engagement for learners of all ages. She is a former varsity athlete and anchors her teaching practices in the principles of optimal challenge, health and wellness. Robyne is a proud mom of three children, Hunter (13), Ava (11) and Jaxson (9) who remind her daily that parenting is the most important role in the world.
See more of Robyne’s work on resiliency here: TEDX Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43adV3m5w3M