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Early Mathematics for Pre-K
Presented by Caitlin Frazier, MS
Course: #30441Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Early Mathematics for Pre-K explores how to create environments that ensure opportunities for integrated and environmental mathematical experiences throughout the preschool day. This course will include strategies to use in order to build on children’s intuitive, informal notions and encounters in order to foster strong foundations in mathematical thinking.

How to Grow a Young Child's Listening Brain
Presented by Carol Flexer, PhD, CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT
Course: #30440Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Using a research to practice format, this course will describe hearing and listening from a neurological perspective. Practical suggestions will be offered for enriching an infant, toddler and young child's auditory brain for the attainment and advancement of listening, spoken language and literacy skills.

Infant Mental Health - Part 1
Presented by Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L
Course: #30554Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides the first part of introducing the concept of infant mental health, emphasizing individual child, family-centered care, environment and context and development. Content within the first part investigates concepts of attachment, the "fourth trimester" transition, and consideration of temperament on infant mental health.

Positive Climates
Presented by Caitlin Frazier, MS
Course: #30437Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Positive Climates explores the power of a positive classroom climate in the early childhood setting. This webinar will include strategies to use in order to foster respect, rapport, and emotional connection among students and teachers.

We Create Magic: Experiences and Environment for Infant/Toddler Classrooms
Presented by Karen Deerwester, EdS
Course: #30436Level: Intermediate1 Hour
We Create Magic recreates the magic and meaningful learning of play-based exploration and discovery for infants and toddlers. Explore how to create authentic personal learning experiences that honor the individual child, individual teacher and uniqueness of each day and school year.

Purposeful Play
Presented by Caitlin Frazier, MS
Course: #30435Level: Intermediate1 Hour
​Purposeful Play explores the importance of child-directed learning experiences in the early childhood setting with teacher facilitation. The course will identify 5 content areas for integration during play and action steps to take in order to enhance the experience of play and boost student achievement.

Budget Friendly, Creative Play Ideas Targeting STEM Standards in the Early Childhood Classroom
Presented by Amber Tankersley, PhD
Course: #30434Level: Introductory1 Hour
Teachers of young children are always searching for new and creative ideas that target important early childhood skills. This course focuses on locating and using inexpensive materials to incorporate STEM standards in an early childhood classroom through play experiences.

Behavior or Sensory? Understanding Challenging Behavior
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
Course: #30433Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The following course provides a framework for better understanding challenging behavior. Participants will learn how to identify target behavior, create a hypothesis, and create an intervention plan.

It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It (Family-Centered Practice & Teaming)
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
Course: #30423Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The following course will walk participants through the process of family-centered practice. How to have difficult conversations with families and teams will also be addressed.

Supporting Teachers in Addressing Challenging Behavior: A Team Approach (a workshop for Directors & Administrators of EC programs)
Presented by Barbara Kaiser, MA
Course: #30425Level: Advanced1 Hour
To be effective, leaders must be self-reflective—think about who they are, become aware of their strengths and weaknesses, and look for ways to develop their own and their staff’s competencies and resilience. As school districts increasingly prohibit the suspension and expulsion of young children the Director/Administrator needs to believe in this goal and have the skills to develop and lead a team that supports it.

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