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Show Me What to Do: Using Visuals to Teach Social Skills and Emotional Literacy in Early Childhood

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Show Me What to Do: Using Visuals to Teach Social Skills and Emotional Literacy in Early Childhood

Presented by Lindsay N. Giroux, M.Ed., Author, Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (SEFEL) Coordinator, Wake County Public School System (NC)

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Share. Trade. Calm down. Take your turn. Tell me how you are feeling. Give him a turn.

Having the skills to work and play together and identify and regulate emotions makes a big difference in the early childhood classroom, and many children enter classroom settings with these skills still emerging. Rather than reacting to behavior challenges, educators can proactively provide instruction, visual supports, and playful learning experiences to build children’s toolbox of skills, literally and figuratively.

In this edWebinar, Lindsay N. Giroux supports viewers to shift their teaching of social skills and emotional literacy from incidental to intentional instruction. Using easy-to-make visual supports, viewers are guided through a framework for planning robust instruction of key skills for understanding oneself and others. Viewers practice the steps of planning and note modifications for the children they serve.

This recorded edWebinar benefits early childhood teachers, early childhood instructional coaches, and other related service providers working with young children.

 

Lindsay N. GirouxAbout the Presenter

Lindsay N. Giroux, M.Ed. specializes in coaching preschool teachers on implementing the Pyramid Model to promote social-emotional development and prevent challenging behavior. She is a contributing author of Connect4LearningⓇ, a PreK curriculum, and the ChooseFi Pre-K Financial Literacy Curriculum. Her professional interests include teacher training, social-skill instruction, and inclusion of preschoolers with special needs. Lindsay received a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.Ed. in early childhood special education from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. She is currently the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (SEFEL) coordinator for the Wake County Public School System and a North Carolina Preschool Pyramid Model Expert Coach. She resides in Raleigh, NC, with her husband and son.

 

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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