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Reflective Practice as Your Superpower: Coaching From the Recipient’s Perspective
Presented by Kati Vaughn, BA, MA
Course: #32604Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Take charge of your professional learning and development! Develop your reflective practice with the right mindset and strategies for making coaching conversations work for you.

Intentional Questioning Strategies
Presented by Joanna Grymes, PhD
Course: #32586Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Are you intentional about the questions you ask children? Review the research and strategies to improve your questioning to support positive outcomes in children’s learning and development.

The Benefits of Fine Motor Skills in Early Education
Presented by Jamie Cruz, MOT, OTR/L, Emily Dassow, BS, OTR/L
Course: #32493Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about fine motor skill development and its impact on school readiness. Use common preschool toys and supplies to build your repertoire of beneficial fine motor activities.

Setting Boundaries and Time Management Techniques for Home Visitors
Presented by Christine O'Brien, BS, MS
Course: #32615Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn how home visitors can set professional boundaries while creating relationships with families. Explore time management techniques to support maintaining effective programming while working with families.

Bed Bugs, Pinworms, and Others, Oh My!
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
Course: #32582Level: Introductory1 Hour
Head lice, pinworms, and other pesky critters are a common nuisance in ECE settings. Learn what they are and how to treat and prevent infestation in your program.

Play, Has It Become A 4 Letter Word In Education?
Presented by Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L
Course: #35163Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The concept of returning to play-based Pre-K and K seems to be making a resurgence. Promoting learning via play makes sense as children naturally learn through exploration, cause and effect, and pleasure. Throwing away the worksheets to pave the way for play-based learning to become the norm can initially be daunting for all working with young children. We will review research, implementation, and outcomes that promote this initiative.

Exploring Self-Regulation With 3 To 5 Year Olds
Presented by Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L
Course: #35164Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Self-regulation for 3–5-year-olds can be quite variable. As we know, self-regulation skills help kids navigate their environments, regardless of age. This course will explore self-regulation for little ones just starting their first school experience. Learning to wait, responding calmly, being able to listen, and direction following are all part of building the foundational skills of self-regulation. Let’s help them get a great start!

Evacuation in ECE Settings: Everyone Out!
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
Course: #32443Level: Introductory1 Hour
Evacuation may be necessary in case of fire, flooding, utility disruption, violence, or other situations. Learn how to safely and quickly get children to a safe area, and ensure their safety and well-being while waiting for family pickup.

Ethics in Action in Early Childhood
Presented by Stephanie Bivins, MEd
Course: #32454Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides guidance on utilizing the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) ethics to guide best practices. Participants walk through scenarios to practice implementing research-based ways to guide difficult, everyday educator decisions.

The Impact of Tech on Development and Academic Readiness
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #32428Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Learn information about the impact of screen time and “high-tech toys” on cognitive development, language development, and academic readiness.

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