In this edWebinar, Kristen Kemple, Ph.D., Professor of Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida, provides an overview of the nature of play, and an introduction to how play contributes to children’s learning in the areas of language, literacy, self-regulation, mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning, creativity, socio-emotional development, and physical growth and well-being.
In this edWebinar Dr. Cathy Grace, Co-Director of The Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning at the University of Mississippi, will highlight basic elements of a comprehensive plan for early care and education programs that will mitigate the impact of any disastrous event.
Join Dr. Mike Longoria, a.k.a. Dr. Mike, for this edWebinar to learn how music and movement makes learning fun and more importantly, meets the needs of ALL children, regardless of their linguistic, physical, emotional, cognitive or social challenges.
Dr. Blythe Hinitz, Distinguished Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at The College of New Jersey, will share ways we can work towards the creation of the peaceful classroom, fostering a classroom climate of respect and collaboration between adults and children.
Basic practices for children and adults are a critical component of quality child care and involve three essential components: education, supervision, and environment. In this webinar, Jody Martin will share ideas for you to educate not only children but their families on many health and safety related topics.
Child Development Specialist and Author Kathy H. Lee will share how to create an amazing foundation for young children based on the latest in scientific research on brain development.
This webinar is an introduction to understanding challenging behaviors in the early childhood classroom. Dr. Ginger Welch will address viewing the child in context, the importance of observation, and normative child misbehaviors.
Early Childhood Consultant Dr. Pamela Phelps will discuss child development and demonstrate how to view children’s behaviors from a different developmental window.
Join this webinar to learn how to use technology to engage young students as they learn the skills required to be successful readers. During this live, interactive event, Sarah Rich will show you how to help your students master the foundational skills needed to prepare them for reading.
An effectively designed classroom environment positively influences what children learn, how they feel about their involvement, and how they use the materials that are included in their classroom.