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Transition Activities that Build Young Brains, Manage Behavior
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Ellen Booth Church, Adjunct Professor, Nova Southeastern University
Sponsored by Kaplan Early Learning
If you attended the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the webinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Classroom Management for Early Learning community and go to the Webinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz.
Transitions can be one of your best tools for managing behavior in your classroom management tool belt. Let’s move beyond the standard transition activities to creating innovative transitions that build brains and create community. Ellen Booth Church is well known as an expert in Circle Time and Transitions. In this webinar, she presented a look at ways we can use transitions as mini-teaching opportunities and a joyful approach to managing behavior with compassion and clarity. Ellen explored the following topics:
- How to create quick innovative interludes can positively redirect attention, calm and center, release extra energy and tension, and gently guide behavior
- A look at the brain research that supports using transitions as innovative learning opportunities
- The research that predicts the importance of building innovation skills in the next generation of young children
- Ways to use transitions to nurture next generation innovators
Learn concrete suggestions that you can take right back to your classroom. This recorded session will benefit educators, librarians and even parents that work with preschool, kindergarten and first grade students.
Ellen Booth Church is an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University and a keynote speaker. She also is the educational consultant for Kinderpillar Preschools in India and Nepal. In addition, Ellen has written a book on social emotional development for Gryphon House titled “Getting to the Heart of Learning, Social-Emotional Skills Across the Curriculum.” Her new Gryphon House book coming out in the Fall of 2016 is titled “Nurturing Next Generation Innovators: Open-Ended Activities to Support Global Thinking.”