August 8, 2018
2:00 pm Eastern Time
Professor of Early Chlidhood Education, Author and Consultant
ReflecThink- A creative culture collaborative
Professor of ECE and Early Learning Consultant
Transforming Early Learning
A culturally sustainable environment embraces and values the multi-ethnic and multilingual capacities of young children and families. It is how tradition, history, and culture come together to improve the quality of life- culturally, economically, socially, and environmentally. Not just for today, but for future generations to come. A culturally sustainable environment supports children’s development, renews and maintains their humanity to create enduring relationships with nature and with other people in the community and from around the world. In this webinar, you will learn components of the guiding framework that uses loose parts to design environments that foster culturally sustainability.
- Define how loose parts support children’s culture, identity, traditions and history.
- Appraise the importance of creating culturally sustainable spaces for young children and families.
- Design spaces that reflects the culture, history, language and traditions of all children.
- Develop relationships with families and communities through mutual respect and understanding.
All sessions are 1.5 hours long, and include a brief announcement from our sponsor.
2:oo PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Time.
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Can’t participate in our webinars at the appointed time? Never fear! All of the webinars are recorded. To view the recording, simply register now and you will receive an email with a link to the recording when it is ready to be viewed. You can still download the certificate by watching the recording to the end when the certificate link is announced and displayed on the screen.
Only 1,000 people at one time can attend our webinars, but registration often tops 4,000. Only the first 1,000 people to click the link to attend the webinar will be able to get in. We start the webinars 30 minutes in advance of the start time. Arrive early to make sure you get in.
Please be advised that you will only be eligible for the great door prizes if you participate in the live session.
You can earn .2 CEUs for each webinar. The cost is $15 paid to University of Oklahoma online when you apply. Learn more here: Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from University of Oklahoma