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12/01/2017
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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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, Ph.D.

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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01/03/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Kern, Petra

Strengthening Inclusive Early Childhood Programs with Music Therapy Strategies: The Director’s Role in Tuning up Music to Turn on Inclusion, by Dr. Petra Kern

Sponsored by Kindermusik as part of the Setting the Stage for a Lifetime of Learning Webinar Series   All children make music and music therapy practices can make early childhood classrooms inclusive. By using therapeutic techniques, educators can support children of all abilities and their families to participate in a broad range of activities and […]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, M.A. and Monica Brinkerhoff, M.S.W.

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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01/24/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Cox Mitchell, Marcia

Clarity and Accountability as Necessities for ECE Compensation: Power to the Profession, by Marcia Cox Mitchell, M.A.

This session will illustrate how the national movement called “Power to the Profession” provides the unique opportunity to transform the loosely organized early childhood education occupation into a more united, compensated, diverse and effective profession. It will highlight the critical questions that the field must coherently address in order to make a strong case for […]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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02/14/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Spreeuwenberg, Ron

Leadership in Early Childhood Education: Why You Should Care and What You Should Do About It, by Ron Spreeuwenberg

This session is sponsored by HiMama Do you want to see positive change in early childhood education? Are you a director or administrator of a child care or early learning program or organization? Do you feel jaded in your role and need some inspiration? If you answered yes to any of these questions then this […]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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03/21/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Bellissimo, Christian

Play Therapy Techniques in Early Childhood Settings: Supporting Social-emotional Learning & Self-regulation, by Christian Bellissimo

Research has established the negative impact of early adversity on a child’s social and emotional development. Adults who work in early childhood settings are in a unique position to help children overcome early challenges by supporting their acquisition of essential emotional skills and self-regulation capacities through consistent, predictable, nurturing, and positive interactions. In this webinar, […]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

Presenter(s) :

Drew, Walter

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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