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08/02/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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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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08/03/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Eckhoff, Angela

Supporting Early Mathematics with Creative Investigations Based on Best Practice, by Angela Eckhoff

Sponsored by Connect4Learning (C4L) Many early childhood teachers struggle with feeling comfortable and confident teaching mathematics. Administrators can do many things to help support early childhood educators build classroom practices that support young children’s mathematics learning through creative play. This webinar is designed to promote lesson ideas that support young children’s development of mathematics understanding […]Full Description

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08/09/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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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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08/11/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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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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08/16/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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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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08/17/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Rasmussen, Eric

PLAYful Musical Environments That Foster Learning: Listening, making, and moving to music in early education settings, by Eric Rasmussen, Ph.D.

Sponsored by Kindermusik as part of the Setting the Stage for a Lifetime of Learning Webinar Series   Music holds an exceptionally fascinating place in our development as human beings. Music is a part of EVERY culture no matter how remote. Children unlock their music potential best with playful and structured guidance of an early […]Full Description

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08/23/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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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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08/24/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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O'Neill, Barb

Transforming Challenging Behavior Through Leadership of Your Program: Mindset, Play, and Theater Techniques, by Barb O’Neill, Ed.D.

Sponsored by Kindermusik as part of the Setting the Stage for a Lifetime of Learning Webinar Series Learn effective strategies for supporting teachers who are struggling with children who exhibit challenging behavior that you can use tomorrow. Whether children are hitting, biting, throwing chairs, or not following directions you will gain concrete ideas for how […]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

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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

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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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10/05/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Friedman, Susan

Gilliam, Sara

Writing for Early Childhood Journals: Tips from NAEYC and Exchange, by Susan Friedman and Sara Gilliam

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory. 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, October 5th.   Join us for another webinar about publishing in early childhood education! In this webinar, […]Full Description

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10/11/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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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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11/01/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Stipek, Deborah

Playful Math Instruction, by Deborah Stipek

Sponsored by Connect4Learning (C4L)   Math lessons are rare in early childhood settings in part because efforts to develop academic skills have focused on literacy. Some early childhood educators eschew teacher-directed lessons, believing that all teaching needs to be conducted in the context of child-initiated activities, and they worry about the effect of standards and […]Full Description

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11/08/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Schwartz, Stan

Pavlov, Rose

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

This session is sponsored by HiMama 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 from the […]Full Description

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12/13/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Bailet, Laura

Early Brain Development: 5 BIG Ideas for Every Early Care Professional Should Know, by Laura Bailet

This session is sponsored by Nemours Bright Start! Join us for an engaging session on some “big ideas” about early brain development that every parent and early childhood provider should know and use every day! For example, 700-1000 new neural connections form in a baby’s brain every second! What does that mean for the baby, […]Full Description

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01/10/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

O'Neill, Cassandra

Brinkerhoff, Monica

Collective Leadership in ECE Organizations: Unlocking Your Team’s Natural Gifts, by Cassandra O’Neill and Monica Brinkerhoff

This session is sponsored by HiMama. Learn how you and your team can apply collective leadership to find solutions and reach your shared goals. What if the solutions to the biggest challenges facing you were living inside the hearts and minds of others. What if you had a magic wand and could unlock these secrets? […]Full Description

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02/07/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Carlson, Frances

Big Body Play: Why Something So Scary is So Good For Children, by Frances Carlson

Sponsored by Kindermusik as part of the Setting the Stage for a Lifetime of Learning Webinar Series. Roughhousing, rough and tumble play, play fighting, horseplay…we have different names for it but all early childhood teachers have seen it: that bone-jarring, boisterous, often frightening playstyle young children seem to love, and crave. Join this webinar to […]Full Description

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03/14/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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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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