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Observation And Assessment Courses for Early Childhood Educators

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Documentation: Making Children's Learning Visible
Presented by Hilary Seitz, PhD
Course: #32214Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn how early childhood educators can use the documentation process as a means to understand and make children’s learning visible. The course focuses on the elements of the documentation process for individual children and for a whole group.

Purposes and Benefits of Assessment
Presented by Natasha Crosby Kile, MS
Course: #32164Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Assessment is critical in helping caregivers understand and support young children’s learning. Understanding the purposes and benefits of assessment ensures that caregivers have the information they need to make decisions that impact the curriculum, environment, and teaching practices.

Teaching Children with Autism: Critical Skills, Writing Goals, and Monitoring Progress
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
Course: #32072Level: Advanced2 Hours
Learn the steps involved in teaching young children with autism new skills, including how and what skills to assess, writing goals, strategies for teaching new skills, and how to monitor progress.

Into Focus: Non-Medicated Strategies for Young Children with ADHD
Presented by Eve Margol, BA, MEd
Course: #35018Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about ADHD, associated stress in the classroom, and how to use non-medicated strategies to help children succeed. This will be especially helpful to those working with children with ADHD or with undiagnosed behavioral challenges similar to ADHD.

Helping Children Learn Through Bias-Free Observation and Assessment
Presented by Rebecca Reynolds, MA, EdD
Course: #31769Level: Advanced1 Hour
Learn how assessment bias influences the outcome of children’s written assessment and how to avoid that bias. Also, learn how to prevent bias from assessments following children throughout their school years.

Observing Young Children
Presented by Jennifer Romanoff, MA
Course: #31640Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn key ways to effectively take observations of young children through a variety of approaches. Understand how to use the information gathered to speak to parents and ensure a relationship of trust that benefits the child's overall development and growth.

Engaging Families through Learning Stories, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Lindsey Shafer, BA, MS
Course: #31635Level: Advanced1 Hour
Learn advanced ways to utilize Learning Stories, including how to engage families, how to invite families to engage with them, and the benefits of using them. Presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Interpreting Your CLASS Scores
Presented by Jennifer Rosenbaum, BS, MEd
Course: #31630Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn the basics about what the CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) tool measures, how to interpret your scores, and strategies for planning next steps in your Early Childhood setting.

Adventures in Learning Stories: An Introduction, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Lindsey Shafer, BA, MS
Course: #31623Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn how to celebrate children’s learning in a powerful way; by making learning visible through documenting Learning Stories. Presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Let's All Get Ready for Kindergarten!
Presented by Angèle Sancho Passe, BS, MA
Course: #31537Level: Introductory1 Hour
Participants will study kindergarten readiness from the perspective of children, parents, and early educators. They will explore specific activities to help children transition to kindergarten.

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