Presentations

09/26/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Simon, Fran S.

Working with Consultants: Tips for Maximizing Your Program’s Use of External Experts, by Fran Simon

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory   As a program leader or administrator, you often have to find people to fill knowledge and skill gaps in your program. You may find yourself looking for professional development trainers, financial experts, grant specialists, organizational development professionals, board advisors, and many other pros. But, do you have […]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 NO CERTIFICATES

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

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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10/12/2017
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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10/27/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Munn, Jenny

Hey, Consultant! You have a website! Now attract target audience with SEO (Search Engine Optimization), by Jenny Munn

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory. Please be advised that this webinar is for Consultants. Certificates of Attendance and CEUs will not be offered in this session. This webinar is on FRIDAY, October 27th.   Isn’t it cool? You have a website to showcase your consulting services!! Do you know how many people come […]Full Description

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11/01/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

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 and Rose Pavlov

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

Presenter(s) :

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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01/17/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Bierman, Karen

Promoting Social and Emotional Learning in Preschool: Programs and Practices that Work, by Karen Bierman

Sponsored by Connect4Learning (C4L)   Overview: Social-emotional skills are an important component of school readiness and healthy child development.  Being able to get along and cooperate with others, manage strong feelings, focus attention, and persist at challenging tasks are critical for long-term school and life success. This webinar will provide an overview of effective preschool […]Full Description

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02/07/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

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 […]Full Description

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03/07/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Chard, Sylvia C.

Picturing the Project Approach: Seeing How It Works for Teachers and Children in Practice, by Sylvia Chard

Sponsored by Gryphon House   They say a picture is worth a thousand words. The authors of Picturing the Project Approach: Creative Explorations in Early Learning agree! In this unique webinar, you will have a rare opportunity to peek inside the life of The Project Approach in practice in real classrooms with real children and […]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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04/11/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Fraga, Lynette

Ballantyne, Morna

Child Care Now & Beyond: Perspectives from Us and Canadian Advocates, by Lynette Fraga and Morna Ballantyne

This session is sponsored by HiMama. In this powerful webinar, two of the most influential child care advocates in the US and Canada share their insights about the state of child care in their respective countries. Lynette Fraga from Child Care Aware of America, and Morna Ballantyne from Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada will […]Full Description

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04/19/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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From Play to Practice: Connecting Teachers Play with Children’s Learning, by Walter F. Drew, Ed.D.

The goal of this unique and enjoyable play t raining is to promote and strengthen play-based learning as part of Developmentally Appropriate Practices within Early Childhood Programs that serve children Birth-age 8 and their families. Special attention is given to the creative use of open-ended materials in the teach ing and learning process. Participants will […]Full Description

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