Events & Training

Events & Training

The Child Care Coordination Office compiles this list of workshops and events for early care and education professionals to enhance the quality of child care in Irvine. Many of these events would also be beneficial for families having young children. These events are organized by third-party organizations, unless otherwise noted, and are not managed by the City of Irvine.

In light of the Order of the State Public Health Officer to Stay Home Except for Essential Needs (March 19, 2020) all in-person training opportunities have been removed from this web listing.  Please see webinars listed below to continue your professional development journey while practicing social distancing to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

Resources

Coronavirus: Resources for Child Care and Advice from the Field – Webinar from Child Care Aware of America

Bracing for COVID-19: What Early Childhood Programs Need to Know and Consider Now – Webinar from Early Childhood Investigations

COVID-19: Resources for Families and Educators – Conscious Discipline

Coping with COVID-19 – National Association for the Education of Young Children

June

2020 Early Math Symposium: There’s No Stopping Us – Math Live in Your Living Room!

This year’s virtual Early Math Symposium focuses on fun, creativity, and discovery while supporting the mathematical development of all young children. Click here to view list of distinguished keynote speakers and breakout sessions.

Organization: Jointly sponsored by California Department of Education, California State Board of Education, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, First Five California, WestEd, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, the AIMS Center for Math and Science, and California Early Math Project.
Audience: Early childhood educators working with children 4-6 years old
Location: Virtual learning, links will be sent to attendees to access the symposium
Date: Friday, June 26, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fee: Free
Register: Click  here to register
Information: Continuing education certificate, hours and units available.

At-Home Teaching and Learning with Young Children

As teaching and learning continue to move into the home, supporting families and children is unfamiliar territory for many educators who serve young children. Get guidance and learn best practices specifically focused on young children and at-home e-learning. Learn to help parents provide effective learning opportunities with the resources available in the home, digital and non-digital.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Pre-K educators and leaders
Location: Webinar
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2 - 3 p.m.
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. Sign up here to receive an email with the recording link.

Learning Naturally Online Session – Strengthening Emotional Well-Being and Resilience Through Your Natural Outdoor Classroom

Discover time-tested strategies for supporting the emotional well-being of children through play and learning in natural outdoor classrooms. All registered participants receive a link to downloadable video content. Join a discussion and information session with creators Eric Nelson, from Outdoor Classroom Project, and Tina Reeble of Nature Explore.

Organization: Nature Explore and The Outdoor Classroom Project
Audience: Early childhood educators
Location: Live online session
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 4 - 5 p.m.
Fee: $35
Register: Click here to register
Information: Contact abbya@natureexplore.org

July

Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms: A Response to Racism in America

Lead authors of the newly released book, Don’t Look Away, Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms, participate in a roundtable discussion on how to explore and address issues of bias, equity, low expectations, and family engagement to ensure culturally responsive experiences. Equipped with the tools and strategies to promote classroom change, educators are empowered to:

  • Learn how institutional racism becomes present in early childhood environments
  • Discover how implicit bias, microaggression, and white privilege can play a role in undermining the learning experiences of marginalized black and brown children and those who teach them
  • Embrace anti-bias and anti-racist teaching approaches
  • Implement best practices for creating culturally-rich and supportive classroom environments that protect children from social-emotional and psychological trauma by affirming personal healing

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Pre-K through elementary educators, leaders and child care providers
Location: Webinar
Date: Wednesday, July 8, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. If the live presentation fills up, registered participants will receive a link of the recording the day after the presentation.

It’s Time! How can child care providers create a thorough re-opening plan? How can providers assure that children are in safe, healthy, and nurturing environments?

Hear from a panel of early learning leaders who have remained open or reopened in-person child care services, based on the new guidelines. Timely resources will be shared to help participants gain confidence and create their own reopening plan. A follow up survey will be conducted to identify provider needs moving forward.

Organization: Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council and the Orange County Emergency Child Care Task Force
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Virtual event through Zoom
Date: Thursday, July 9, 9 – 11 a.m.
Fee: Free
Information: Registration deadline July 1. Click here to register. Link to access the event emailed July 8 to all registered participants. Contact ledwards@ocde.us or 714-966-4386.

Learning Naturally Online Session – Enhancing Peace and Harmony

Explore ways to minimize conflict and support harmonious interaction in your natural outdoor classroom. All registered participants receive a link to downloadable video content. Join a discussion and information session with creators Eric Nelson, from Outdoor Classroom Project, and Tina Reeble of Nature Explore.

Organization: Nature Explore and The Outdoor Classroom Project
Audience: Early childhood educators
Location: Live online session
Date: Thursday, July 9, 4 - 5 p.m.
Fee: $35
Register: Click here to register
Information: Contact abbya@natureexplore.org

Learning Naturally Online Session – Encouraging Risk and Adventure Play

Take a deeper look at how natural outdoor classrooms can support children’s adventurous play and allow them to master challenges. All registered participants receive a link to downloadable video content. Join a discussion and information session with creators Eric Nelson, from Outdoor Classroom Project, and Tina Reeble of Nature Explore.

Organization: Nature Explore and The Outdoor Classroom Project
Audience: Early childhood educators
Location: Live online session
Date: Tuesday, July 14, 4 - 5 p.m.
Fee: $35
Register: Click here to register
Information: Contact abbya@natureexplore.org

Remote Learning for Early Learners with Autism

While remote learning allows students to continue their education, it is challenging for young students with autism and other developmental disabilities to attend to the screen and engage with the curriculum. Discuss strategies to help early learners with autism engage with synchronous remote instruction through evidence-based practices. View video examples of teachers coaching caregivers to provide consistent instruction to their students. Learn strategies on teaching students to be more independent in daily functional routines.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Pre-K through elementary educators and leaders
Location: Webinar
Date: Thursday, July 16, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. If the live presentation fills up, registered participants will receive a link of the recording the day after the presentation.

Rebuild Your ECE Program for the New Normal: Part 2- Marketing & Staffing

As a program leader, you must plan for resilience. COVID-19 has created a new reality and opportunity to rebuild for a stronger future. Gain inspiration to revamp your personnel, marketing, and back-office practices. Learn:

  • Human resource management practices to recruit great teachers and retain them with state-of-the-art onboarding practices.
  • Marketing tools, practices, and strategies to engage your currently enrolled families and attract prospective families.
  • Streamlined and automated back office practices that allow you to spend quality coaching time with your staff.

Organization: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Thursday, July 16, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Part 1, June 24)
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. CEUs available

Justice From the Streets to the Early Childhood Classroom

Examine the importance of having a critical analysis of racism and learn how to provide vital leadership that supports black and indigenous families and children of color. Reflect on recent events related to injustice and the rally cry for change, and early childhood educators’ role in creating social change. Gain strategies that will help you facilitate children’s awareness of human similarities, differences, and worth based on their observations of what is happening around them.

Organization: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Tuesday, July 21, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. If the live presentation fills up, registered participants will receive a link of the recording the day after the presentation.

How Mindfulness Fits into Education in the Pandemic Era

Explore how mindfulness fits into education right now and grow your own mindfulness in education understanding.

  • Learn strategies for incorporating mindfulness into a daily self-care routine.
  • Explore mindful inquiry in your efforts to make sure all of your students have equitable access to education.
  • Engage with simple mindfulness practices that can be woven into synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities for students.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Pre-K – 12 educators, school support staff, counselors and leaders
Location: Webinar
Date: Tuesday, July 21, 12 – 1 p.m.
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. If the live presentation fills up, registered participants will receive a link of the recording the day after the presentation.

Recorded Webinars and Presentations

Practical Tips for Reopening Child Care

A panel discussion sharing tips on how to be open during Covid, with live footage of child cares (center & family child care) currently open.

Organization: California Early Childhood Mentor Program
Audience: Child care providers
Location: Online Zoom event
Date: Recorded June 23
Fee: Free
Information: Link to the recording will be available soon

Preparing for Reopening: The Administrator’s Role in Taking Control When Things Seem Out of Control

This webinar focuses on concrete strategies to implement with little to no cost for administrators and have applicability for programs currently shuttered as well as those operating under new and changing guidelines. Learn about a wide variety of vetted resources and learn strategies to:

  • Update health and sanitation policies and plan for increased and changing demands.
  • Review and strengthen communication systems with families, staff, and your resource network.
  • Strengthen relationships with staff and focus on cultivating a positive work environment.
  • Develop and enhance the emotionally supportive environment for children and increase emphasis on social-emotional curriculum.
  • Develop specific and continuing plans for self-care in the context of an ongoing crisis.

Organization: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded June 24 
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to view links and the recording of the webinar

Leading Through Uncertainty: An Emphasis on Social Emotional Wellness

Now more than ever, educators and youth need leaders who are focused on social and emotional development to help youth thrive academically. Hear from leaders from both the sport and education worlds to explore practical strategies and foundational research to move forward through reopening school communities.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Pre-K through middle school educators and leaders
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded June 22
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register and view the recording. 

Rebuild Your ECE Program for the New Normal: Part 1 – Business Practices

The COVID-19 crisis is challenging everything we know (or thought we knew) about the business of early care and education programs. The new reality is your program will be forced to reconsider ratios, pricing, and programming to survive. In this webinar, which is the first in a two-part series, you will learn:

  • Strategic planning for practicalities of the “new normal” for your business.
  • How changes in the economy will impact how families select care for their children.
  • How to modify your business practices to incorporate these changes into your business model.
  • Financial management and financial controls that are streamlined and readily available for data-driven decision making.

Organization: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded June 18
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. CEUs available. 

COVID-19: California Inclusion and Behavior Consultation (CIBC) Webinar – Self-Care for Caregivers

Caregivers can help young children develop resilience through nurturing relationships and positive childhood experiences. Some are providing emergency child care services while others are supporting families remotely. Support and strategies for caregivers’ self-care are important to help manage stress and compassion fatigue, minimize burnout and nurture their own well-being. Topics covered include:

  • Principles of trauma-informed care
  • Understanding the body’s stress response system
  • Recognizing symptoms of stress
  • Identifying and practicing self-care strategies

Organization: CIBC Network
Audience: Caregivers of young children
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded June 17. Community of Practice Session follows on Wednesday, June 24, 12 – 1 p.m.
Fee: Free
Register: Click here to register
Information: View flier here. More information, 877-524-2422 or cibc@wested.org.

Mindful Emotion Regulation Strategies for Early Educators and the Children With Whom They Work

Learn about organic ways to keep stress levels low during these challenging times. Get the tools and tips parents, teachers and children can use in order to self-soothe and regulate their emotions – especially when confronted with stressors, threats or challenges. Learn exercises that address confusion, anger, anxiety, depression and help children self-soothe and regulate their behavior. Join this webinar to learn:

  • How to use Emotion Regulation Finger Holds and how and why they work so fast and so well.
  • How to distinguish emotional triggers and how to deactivate a trigger before it is expressed negatively.
  • The importance of maintaining a state of peace and right brain/left brain coherence and how to organically regulate the experience.

Organization: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded June 17
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. CEUs available

Coffee and Conversations: Summer Activities and Preparing for the Next School Year

Join Early Childhood Learning Center's (ECLC) Principal, Special Education Administrators, School Readiness Nurses, Early Learning Specialist, and Teachers on Special Assignments to discuss Summer Activities for families, as well as Open Conversation about the Next School Year at ECLC.

Organization: IUSD ECLC
Audience: Parents with children 0-5 years old, early childhood educators
Location: Virtual live presentation through Zoom
Date: Recorded May 29
Fee: Free
Information: Click here and click on Parent Education Videos to view the presentation

Fun with Fingers: Sharpen your Child's Fine Motor Skills for Kindergarten Readiness

Hear from Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) School Readiness Nurses and Early Learning Specialist on how parents can design their at-home environment and activities for their preschooler to support fine motor development skills for Kindergarten Readiness. 

Organization: IUSD ECLC
Audience: Parents with children 0-5 years old, early childhood educators
Location: Virtual live presentation through Zoom
Date: Recorded May 14
Fee: Free
Information: Click  here and click on Parent Education Videos to view the presentation

Special Education: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us and How We Can Take Lessons Learned into Re-Entry

COVID-19 is particularly challenging in the special education community. How can we do IEPs online? What happens when a student loses their classroom aide and parents are essential workers, not available to support their children during the school day? Where are the programs to help students, parents, and teachers manage stress and grief? What will re-entry look like for the complex learners as schools begin to re-open, with the potential for more closings in the fall and winter? Discuss the new realities of online learning for broad groups of special education students. This webinar:

  • Discusses ways teachers and administrators are tackling online learning, including fulfilling IEP mandates for students.
  • Presents the many bright spots of the current home-based learning.
  • Explores how lessons learned can help reimagine education as students reenter the classroom.
  • Showcases some of the free resources available for families and teachers to use to advance home-based learning for students in special education.
  • Provide information on a new coalition, the Educate All Learners Alliance (EALA), that curates and shares special education resources and builds community.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Teachers, librarians, school administrators and district leaders of all grade levels
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded May 14
Fee: Free
Information:  Sign up here to get the webinar recording

Combining Powers: How Educators and Families Can Prepare Students for Kindergarten

Discover engaging, virtual, and hands-on strategies for preparing pre-k students for kindergarten in a time of distance learning. Discuss early learning guidelines for pre-k children and develop a solid understanding of effective ways to teach letter and number formation using digital teaching technology.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Parents and educators serving preschool and pre-K students
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded May 13
Fee: Free
Information: Sign up here to get the webinar recording

The Practice of Self-Care and Mindfulness: A Dialogue for Educators and Administrators

Examine the benefits of self-care and mindfulness. Explore the relationship of both with self-awareness and self-regulation. Discover simple classroom strategies to help children cope with stress.

Organization: CPIN Region 9, Orange County Department of Education
Audience: Early childhood educators working with children 4-6 years old
Location: Remote learning through Zoom
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Zoom link sent on May 10 to all registered participants.
Fee: Free
Register: Click here to register by May 9
Information: View flier  here. For more information, contact vortega@ocde.us or 714-966-4171.

Happy and Calm: The Best Tools for Mindfulness Now

Kids yoga expert and popular recording artist Bari Koral shares some of the best mindfulness tools you can use right now for peace at home and at school. In this edWebinar, Bari discusses:

  • Supporting your students: Discover the beloved tools that will create a magical discipline, help children calm their brain, and self-regulate.
  • Supporting yourself: Learn Bari’s best techniques for reducing anxiety in minutes.
  • The latest science about how mindfulness supports growth and development, so you feel ready to implement these powerful tools right away.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Pre-K through elementary teachers, care providers and professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded May 11
Fee: Free
Information: View webinar here. Continuing Education Certificate available.

Talking to and Supporting Children and Ourselves During the Pandemic

David J Schonfeld, MD, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician and Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, provides a webinar on talking to and supporting children and ourselves during the pandemic. Suggestions for early childhood educators on how to talk with young children about the recent pandemic are discussed to help promote their understanding and adjustment, as well as practical advice that can be shared with parents on how to support their children’s adjustment and how they can serve as effective models of coping techniques.  Adults are impacted at least as much as children, so a focus of the presentation addresses professional self-care.  Free resources available from the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement and the Coalition to Support Grieving Students will be highlighted.

Organization: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Audience: Parents and early childhood educators and providers.
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded May 7
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to go to the Webinar Archive page of the NAEYC website. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for viewing this webinar.

Attuned Interactions and Healthy Relationships Support Early Development

Review and discuss techniques derived from cutting edge research on brain development that enhance educators building supportive relationships with young children and how such meaningful relationships with well-regulated, reflective adults can contribute to healthy brain development. Gain insight in these areas:

  • Understand key aspects of healthy relationships that support development.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of how healthy relationships contribute to brain development.
  • Plan strategies to enhance your relationships with children to support learning and social-emotional growth.
  • Obtain resources, including suggested readings, articles, and additional video content to enhance learning.

Organization: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Audience: Parents with children 0-5 years old, early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar. All sessions are recorded, registered participants receive a link to the recording within 24 hours after the webinar.
Date: Recorded May 6
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register and view the webinar.

Too Much or Too Little: How Much Should My Child be Eating?

Learn some new ideas when cooking and preparing food for your children. In the process you’ll also see how to encourage healthy eating habits for your whole family. Discover taste and texture, creativity in the kitchen, and how to introduce new foods.

Organization: IUSD Early Childhood Learning Center
Audience: Parents with children 0-5 years old
Location: Virtual live presentation through Zoom  
Date: Recorded April 30
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to view the presentation

Facilitating Meaningful Online Experiences With Young Children: Unexpected Challenges and Joyful Opportunities

During these challenging times, learn how to offer FUN, rich, and meaningful online experiences with children, rather than offering activities to them. Learn:

  • the difference between facilitating experiences with children and providing activities to children
  • how to establish routines, rituals, and traditions that work online and can be extended to the physical classroom when students return
  • see and hear about the exciting and engaging experiences offered by master early educators right now

Organization: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar. All sessions are recorded, registered participants receive a link to the recording within 24 hours after the webinar concludes.
Date: Recorded April 29
Fee: Free
Information: Register here. Continuing Education Units through the University of Oklahoma, click here for more details.

Don’t Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms

Participants gain an understanding and embrace anti-bias teaching approaches by creating affirming and culturally-rich classroom environments that protect children from psychological trauma and heals them from inside out.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Pre-K through elementary teachers, care providers and professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded April 28
Fee: Free
Information: Register here to listen to webinar. Continuing Education Certificate available.

At Home with the Child Experts: The Science of Screen Time During COVID-19

What does the research say about adapting screen time rules? How can parents use screen time to help their kids maintain friendships and learn? View this 30-minute informal conversation, hearing what leading child development experts state about screen time and digital learning.

Organization: Society for Research in Child Development
Audience: Parents
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded April 24
Fee: Free
Information: View webinar here

Cue the Parenting Support! Q & A with Parenting Coach Hayley Goldberg, LMFT

Current disruption of work and programs have presented difficulty for children and adults alike in coping with the “new normal.” Join in for a presentation on current hot topics facing young children, including those with disabilities, and their caregivers. Program concludes with a dedicated Q &A session.

Organization: Heart of Connecting and California State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Audience: Parents of children 0-8 years old, early childhood educators
Location: Webinar
Date: Recorded April 24
Fee: Free
Information: Register here to listen to webinar. 

Developmental Milestones and the Importance of Play

Do you wonder what your child should be able to do at 3 years old? 4 years old? 5 years old? Discussion on milestones that typically developing children ages 0-5 should meet as they grow and learn. Also, tips for incorporating play at each stage is shared.

Organization: IUSD Early Childhood Learning Center
Audience: Parents with children 0-5 years old
Location: Virtual live presentation through Zoom  
Date: Recorded April 16
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to view the presentation

Using Mindfulness With Children of All Abilities to Keep Connections Strong

Explore how all caregivers can embed mindfulness into their daily routines and activities to meet the needs of children, including those who are on IEPs and/or who may struggle with self-regulation skills (e.g., attention, interaction, recall).

Discuss how to differentiate and promote integration between a child’s thoughts, feelings, and actions.
Explore the zone of optimal learning and how to extend it for all children.

Organization: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Audience: Early childhood professionals, parents
Location: Webinar
Date: Previously recorded webinar can be viewed here
Fee: Free
Information: Continuing Education Units through the University of Oklahoma, click here for more details.

How to Practically Implement the 6 Keys to Early Childhood Reading

Learn how and why the reading gap exists in children and how educators can bridge the gap. Understand how to apply and teach children the 6 keys to early childhood reading (as outlined by the NICHD) in a practical way. The 6 keys are:

  • Teach direct phonemic awareness
  • Teach explicit letter-sound correspondence
  • Teach frequent letter-sound relationships systematically
  • Demonstrate how to sound out words with letter-sound blending
  • Use connected, decodable text to practice letter-sound relationships
  • Read interesting stories to develop language comprehension

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Previously recorded webinar
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. Continuing Education Certificate available.

Building Foundations in Reading, Sounds, and Text

Learn about and discuss:

  • What a strong foundation in reading, sounds, and text looks like for early learners
  • Reading misconceptions during the early years and how to address them
  • Best practices for immersing students in literacy opportunities 365 days a year, at home and school
  • How intentional play and personalized learning can transform the classroom for students and educators
  • Building and sustaining a culture and climate for foundational literacy

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Previously recorded webinar
Fee: Free
Information: Click here for more details and to watch the recording. Continuing Education Certificate available.

3 Big Ideas for Implementing Effective Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Strategies

Imagine an approach to SEL that is developmental, flexible, responsive to local needs, and focused on strategies for teachers to implement as appropriate, rather than a sequenced curriculum for them to follow. Discover three big ideas to consider for reimagining how SEL can happen in and outside of school.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Early childhood professionals
Location: Webinar
Date: Previously recorded webinar
Fee: Free
Information: Click here for more details and to watch the recording. Continuing Education Certificate available.

Free Webinar Series: Communicating about Developmental Relationships: New Insights from Frameworks Institute

Learn how to communicate more effectively about developmental relationships and the critical need to ensure that young people from all backgrounds and circumstances have access to the high-quality relationships they need to thrive.

Organization: Search Institute
Audience: Childhood professionals and parents
Location: Webinar
Dates: Previously recorded two-part webinar
Fee: Free
Information: Click here for access to webinar archives.

Facilitating Young Children’s Learning with Nature Strategies

Explore the principles fundamental to a nature-based approach, and learn how to meaningfully integrate nature into your program. This webinar will particularly focus on the teacher-child interactions that best support children learning with nature rather than simply learning in or about nature.

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Early childhood professionals, parents
Location: Webinar
Date: Previously recorded webinar
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. Continuing Education Certificate available.

A Play-Based Approach to Emergent Curriculum and School Readiness

Learn how preschool teachers can use a child’s natural instincts for play to enhance all areas of the child’s development. Participants are able to:

  • Recognize that pre-planned thematic units do not typically meet the needs of students in the preschool classroom
  • Identify what school readiness looks like
  • Recognize teachable moments during the course of the school day and utilize those moments for deeper learning
  • Select curriculum based on the developmental level of the children in the classroom
  • Encourage teachers and parents to appreciate an emergent curriculum classroom

Organization: edWeb.net
Audience: Early childhood professionals, parents
Location: Webinar
Date: Previously recorded webinar
Fee: Free
Information: Click here to register. Continuing Education Certificate available.