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Q&A from: Making Lemonade: Teaching Young Children to Think Optimistically, by Derry Koralek and Laura J. Colker

We were fortunate to have Derry Koralek and Laura J. Colker present a webinar based on their book Making Lemonade: Teaching Young Children to Think Optimistically on April 10, 2019. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask the presenters.  They were kind enough to answer them and they are posted

New consultants on our unique Directory of Early Childhood Experts: ECEexperts.com

If you haven't yet discovered our sister site, ECEexperts.com, you are missing another free resource that can help you sustain your organization. Early Childhood Consultants Directory is the only nationwide database of consultants who provide services to programs, associations, and vendors in the industry. It's free to search and instantly connect with experts who can

Getting Certificates on Early Childhood Investigations: It should be simple!

Actually, obtaining certificates from Early Childhood Investigations Webinars and videos is simple. It seems complex because there are three options! If you've ever logged into our webinars or watched our recorded webinars, you know that in the beginning know I blather on for exactly 8 minutes about all the housekeeping items related to participating in the

Q&A from: Respectful Discipline for Toddlers & Twos: The Administrator’s Role in Setting Expectations, by Ruth Anne Hammond

We were fortunate to have Ruth Anne Hammond present a webinar  about Respectful Discipline for Toddlers & Twos on February 22, 2017. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask the presenter.  She was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording: 

THE DETAILS YOU NEED ABOUT CERTIFICATES AND RECORDINGS

Whether you watch recordings or you attend live webinars, here's what you need to know about certificates! If you have attended our webinars in the past, you know we spend A LOT of time talking about how you can obtain certificates or watch recordings. We know, it becomes redundant for those of you who attend

Unlocking Your Team’s Natural Gifts to Inspire Collective Leadership in Early Education: More insights from the authors Cassandra O’Neill, M.A. and Monica Brinkerhoff, M.S.W.

 Ouor presenters, Cassandra O’Neill, M.A. and Monica Brinkerhoff, M.S.W. sent us some additional resources from thier powerful webinar, Collective Leadership in ECE Organizations. The Guiding Principles  and Wellness Survey.  Both contain language from the following resource: Eight Dimensions of Wellness, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2017). If you would like to learn more about

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Advice and Resources That Take The Fear out of Big Body Play

Frances Carlson, professor and author of Big Body Play: Why Boisterous, Vigorous, and Very Physical Play Is Essential to Children's Development and Learning, joined us for a paradigm-shifting webinar on February 7, 2018. More than 5,000 people registered, so we know early educators are eager to learn more about making vigorous play part of their

Early Childhood Education’s Future As a Profession: The Ball’s In Our Court, by Stacie G. Goffin

 Early Childhood Education's Future as a Profession: The Ball’s In Our Court by Stacie G. Goffin As readers may be aware, I’m an advocate for redirecting early childhood education’s (ECE) developmental trajectory toward recognition as a professional field of practice. Interest in redirecting the field’s future is mounting. The launch in 2017 of Power to the Profession,

Q&A from: Fostering Friendships to Support Social-Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Programs, by Lindsay Giroux, M.Ed.

We were fortunate to have Lindsay Giroux, M.Ed. present a webinar  about, Fostering Friendships to Support Social-Emotional Learning on August 16, 2017. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask the presenter.  She was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording:  Fostering

Welcome to our new REWARDS Certificates!

Welcome to our new REWARDS Certificates! Rewards for attending live webinars? Yes! Starting this week when you attend the live webinar from beginning to end, you will receive a personalized certificate by email within two weeks after the webinar. We will continue to offer standard certificates during the webinars in the handouts pane AND to