Presentations

06/07/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Connell, Gill

McCarthy, Cheryl

Using Movement for Optimal Development and Early Learning: How Smart Steps Can Make Big Strides, by Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy

This webinar is sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. Back for their second Early Childhood Investigations webinar, movement authority Gill Connell and her co-author Cheryl McCarthy discuss the every day opportunities, real-world practicalities, and proven techniques for infusing movement into any early learning environment. As discussed in their first Free Spirit Publishing webinar, A Moving Child […]Full Description

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06/09/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Simon, Fran S.

Reach More Clients by Listing on Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory [PRODUCT DEMONSTRATION] NO CERTIFICATES

Please be advised that this is a product demonstration for consultants, not a professional development experience. Certificates of Attendance and CEUs will not be offered in this session. If you are a consultant who is looking for affordable ways to find new clients, this no-obligation system demonstration and  training webinar is for you. Join this […]Full Description

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06/21/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Kuehner, Mary

Armstrong, Laurie Ann

Using Story-time to Grow Executive Function and Self-Regulation in ECE: Setting the Stage for Success, by Mary Kuehner and Laurie Anne Armstrong

This webinar is sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. We know that sharing books with young children helps them gain valuable early literacy skills like vocabulary, print awareness, and letter knowledge. However, it also helps them develop skills that experts say are a better predictor of success: executive function skills. Executive function, or “soft” skills, include […]Full Description

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06/22/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Charner, Kathy

Heath, David

The World of Book Publishing for Aspiring and Established Early Childhood Authors, by Kathy Charner and David Heath NO CERTIFICATES

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consulting Directory, Consultants’ Essentials Webinar Series. Please be advised that this webinar is for aspiring and established early childhood authors. Certificates of Attendance and CEUs will not be offered in this session. This webinar is on THURSDAY, June 22nd at 2 PM – 4 PM EST (TWO HOURS). You are […]Full Description

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08/02/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Albrecht, Kay Montgomery

Social-Emotional Learning from the Top Down: Administrative Practices that Support Children’s Emotional Development, Kay Montgomery Albrecht

Sponsored by Child Care Information Exchange. Early childhood educators typically recognize the importance of emotional and social development on children’s educational and life futures. Recent neuroscience research reveals how critical administrative support of teachers is in the quest to help children become resilient, well-adjusted, and socially and emotionally competent. Administrators must help teachers build core […]Full Description

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08/09/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Honeck, Ellen

Galbraith, Judy

Teaching Young Gifted Children: The Whats, Whys, and How-Tos for Supporting Their Needs, by Ellen I. Honeck, Ph.D. and Judy Galbraith

This webinar is sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. Whether you work in a preschool program, childcare center, kindergarten, or primary-grade classroom, you have gifted children in your group right along with children who have a broad range of abilities. Why is it important to recognize and support the needs of young gifted children? What are […]Full Description

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08/16/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Giroux, Lindsay

Fostering Friendships to Support Social-Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Programs, by Lindsay Giroux, M.Ed.

Sponsored by Connect4Learning (C4L) “You can’t come to my birthday party!” “He’s not my friend anymore.” These are popular refrains in preschool classrooms, and encouraging friendships in the classroom can be a big task! This eye-opening webinar, presented by social emotional development expert Lindsay Giroux, will provide early childhood administrators and teachers with strategies for […]Full Description

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08/23/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Kashin, Diane

Documentation: A Tool for Family Engagement and Curriculum Development, by Diane Kashin

This session is sponsored by HiMama Pedagogical documentation is a complex process that involves observing children, creating documentation and sharing to encourage interpretation and analysis. When there is a steady stream of documentation shared there can be an increase of family engagement. When educators analyze the documentation and the views of others including parents, children, […]Full Description

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09/06/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy

Early Brain Development and Guided Play in Early Education Settings: the Spark for Positive Outcomes in All Domains, by Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

Sponsored by Connect4Learning (C4L) What more can early educators do to leverage play to achieve positive outcomes in all domains? Join Professor, Author, Researcher, and renowned “Playful Learning” Advocate, Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek in an inspiring webinar about the power of Guided Play. Using a backdrop of compelling research, Dr. Hirsh-Pasek will share strategies early educators can […]Full Description

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09/13/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Henderson, Ileen

Trauma-Informed Early Education Classroom Design: Designing Child and Family-Friendly Spaces for Recovery from Trauma, by Ileen Henderson

This webinar is sponsored by Second Step, an initiative of Committee for Children. NEW DATE! Even the youngest children are all too often exposed to trauma and stressful information, including violence, hatred, and disastrous events. We can do our part to combat the negative impact of these events. This webinar, part of the Trauma Solutions […]Full Description

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09/27/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Cervantes, Wendy

McNeil, Michael

Matthews, Hannah

Supporting Young Children and Families Impacted by Immigration Policies, by Wendy Cervantes, Michael McNeil, MD and Hannah Matthews

This session is sponsored by HiMama Harsh immigration policies undermine the safety, health, and overall development of young children in immigrant families, the vast majority of whom are U.S. citizens. New and proposed immigration policies—including increased immigration enforcement actions–have threatened the well-being of millions of children, threatening to separate them from their parents and to […]Full Description

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10/04/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Weiss, Mary Jane

Meiners, Cheri

Social Skills and Autism: Using Books in Creative Ways to Reach and Teach in Early Education, by Mary Jane Weiss and Cheri Meiners

This webinar is sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. Do you often wonder if there are secrets to teaching social skills to young children who struggle with communication disorders? It’s true that it can be difficult to teach nuance and flexibility to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, because they are sometimes confused by the way social […]Full Description

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10/18/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Kaiser, Barbara

Challenging Behavior: Directors and Teachers Working with Families and Other Experts, by Barbara Kaiser

Sponsored by HiMama It’s all about relationships and building a trusting and respectful relationship with every child’s family. It’s important to make this connection before difficulties arise because parent engagement is never more important than when there is child with challenging behavior in your group/center. Families have a strong emotional investment in their children so […]Full Description

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11/08/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Schwartz, Stan

The ECE Mindfulness Movement: Build a Mindful Organization, by Stan Schwartz

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory   In Massachusetts, a collaboration between the Commonwealth’s Department of Early Education and Care and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and the Merrimack Valley, Brain Building in Progress was born. This focus on early educators as Brain Builders is a crucial one for the field, funders, and government […]Full Description

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03/14/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Meyerholtz, Vera

Extending the Book Experience: Strategies That Promote Language and Literacy Development in Dual Language Learners, by Vera Meyerholtz

This session is sponsored by Nemours Bright Start! Dual language learners (DLLs), one of the largest growing populations in the U.S., will enter classrooms with little to no exposure to the English language. To successfully, gain proficiency in English, they will require explicit and systematic instruction in both the home language and the new language. […]Full Description

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