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Understanding Executive Function
Presented by Carrie Fruin, EdS
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Course: #31944Level: Introductory1 Hour
Executive function (EF) refers to skills needed for the deliberate, goal-directed self-management of attention, thought, action, emotion, & motivation. Learn about EF, why adults should understand EF, & ways to support its development in early childhood.

Enhancing Stories with Felts, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Christina Roseli, MEd
Video
Course: #31950Level: Introductory1 Hour
Infants, toddlers, and some older children have a limited attention span, making it difficult to read an entire book with them. Learn to incorporate felt pieces to bring stories to life, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

An Inside Look at What’s Happening Inside: Brain Development from Ages 2 – 7
Presented by Lauren Starnes, PhD, EdD
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Course: #31911Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Infancy & toddlerhood are immense periods of brain development, yet brain development continues well beyond this period. Structural changes happen in the brain along with environmental influences which are evident in major learning and cognitive advances.

An Early Educator’s Look Into Brain Development for Infants and Toddlers
Presented by Lauren Starnes, PhD, EdD
Video
Course: #31886Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Infancy and toddlerhood are immense periods of brain development. Learn about the critical windows of brain development, the role of the environment, and the importance of a responsive teacher to maximize each child’s cognitive development.

Trauma Responsive and Resilience Building Strategies to Support Children, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Julie Kurtz, MS
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Course: #31879Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Explore the neurobiology of trauma, the impact of toxic stress, and the science of resilience and neuroplasticity. Learn teaching strategies to use in your early childhood program, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Exploring Physical and Language Development of Infants and Toddlers
Presented by Jean Barbre, EdD
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Course: #31874Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Take a closer look at strategies that foster physical and language development in infant-toddler care. Explore the importance of how learning is integrated across the curriculum and how to plan activities to support physical and language development.

Opening the Culture Door: Valuing Diversity
Presented by Barbara Kaiser, MA
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Course: #31870Level: Advanced1 Hour
Explore how understanding the impact of cultural influences on both ourselves and the young children we work with can improve our ability to meet the needs of every child.

Exploring Cognitive and Social-Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers
Presented by Jean Barbre, EdD
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Course: #31864Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Take a closer look at the key competencies of infant and toddler development in the areas of cognitive and social-emotional development. Learn about the important role caregivers have in this development through relationships and classroom activities.

Understanding Challenging Behaviors: Practical Tools and Research
Presented by Kelly Gfroerer, PhD, LPC
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Course: #31862Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Better understand and respond to common challenging behaviors of young children. Proactive tools based on theory and research will be shared to help support building a classroom community where children feel belonging and are motivated to cooperate.

Home Visiting Essentials, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Stacy Brown, BA
Video
Course: #31853Level: Introductory6 Hours
Learn about home visiting as an important component of the early childhood education system, building relationships with families, parent-child interaction, and promoting the development of the child and family, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.