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Supporting Gender Diversity in Early Childhood
Presented by Julie Nicholson, PhD, Nathanael Flynn, MA
Course: #32216Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about the problematic nature of the gender binary. Be introduced to more inclusive understandings of gender diversity and several strategies you can use to create gender-inclusive early learning environments.

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.

Helping Young Children Develop a Positive Sense of Self
Presented by Amber Tankersley, PhD
Course: #32254Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course highlights the importance of social competence and a child's sense of self. Strategies focus on how adults help children develop a positive sense of self.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) for Early Childhood Providers
Presented by PJ Winters, EdD
Course: #32228Level: Introductory1 Hour
Receive an overview of FERPA including practical advice regarding the regulation of FERPA. Also learn ways in which this federal law affects your practice when working with children in early childhood.

Exploring Physical and Language Development of Infants and Toddlers
Presented by Jean Barbre, EdD
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.

Teaching, Caring, and Advocating for Children and Families Living in Poverty
Presented by Kenya Wolff, PhD
Course: #32185Level: Introductory1 Hour
Examine multiple realities faced by families living in poverty, including the impact on a child’s health, wellness, and brain development. Learn some of the myths surrounding poverty and concrete ways to support and advocate for children and families who are struggling economically.

Exploring Cognitive and Social-Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers
Presented by Jean Barbre, EdD
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.

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.

Preventing Challenging Behaviors, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Julie Kurtz, MS
Course: #31639Level: Introductory1 Hour
Young children often have challenging and dysregulated behaviors. Learn how to teach them strategies and skills to navigate the daily emotions and problems they face, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Developing a Yearlong Curriculum Guide
Presented by Robin Fairfield, EdD
Course: #32090Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about curriculum planning design for young children. The focus will be developmentally based, including the process of planning a curriculum guide for implementing an emergent approach to curriculum.

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