Webinars

October 21, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Jaboneta, Nadia

FULL! Teaching Social Justice: Navigating the Deep Waters of Equity in Early Childhood Programs

THIS WEBINAR IS OVER CAPACITY. There is no waiting list.  You may be interested in this related webinar on October 22, 2020: Building Equity in ECE Settings Through Perspective-Taking and Empathy. We will publish a link to the recording of the webinar when it is ready on our blog. Sign up to receive notifications when […]Full Description

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October 22, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Howell, Jacky

Zeffler, Sabina

Kellogg, Makai

Building Equity in ECE Settings Through Perspective-Taking and Empathy, by Jacky Howell, Sabina Zeffler, and Makai Kellogg

Sponsored by ChildCare Education Institute. To achieve an equitable world tomorrow, young children must grow in empathetic and equitable classrooms today. Empathy requires the ability to take other people’s perspectives. Because children under five are developmentally geared to understand the world from an egocentric perspective, early childhood educators must intentionally help children see other perspectives. […]Full Description

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October 29, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Beloglovsky, Miriam

Virtual Learning and Loose Parts to Create Meaning for Young Children, by Miriam Beloglovsky, M.A.

Sponsored by Community Playthings In this webinar, we will discuss some creative ways to design, develop and deliver useful and engaging virtual education for young children based on integrating loose parts (ordinary objects from home) to promote active play. We will also talk about ideas to limit screen time, and instead create a virtual balanced […]Full Description

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November 5, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Howell, Jacky

Puppets: Pals for Children, Social-Emotional Learning Partners for Teachers, by Jacky Howell

Sponsored by Community Playthings. PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE! November 5, 2020 Whether you are teaching in person or online, this information-packed webinar will provide strategies for using puppets to create engaging experiences for young children. Early childhood education author and classroom interactions expert, Jacky Howell will inspire you to use puppets as “pals” who help […]Full Description

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November 12, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Erdman, Sarah

Trauma and Young Children: What Every Early Educator Needs to Know, by Sarah Erdman

Early Childhood Educators in every setting are becoming more aware of the presence of trauma and its wide-reaching effect on children. Well, trauma is in the lives of young children…but so are you. Join Sarah Erdman, one of the authors of “Trauma and Young Children: Teaching Strategies to Support and Empower,” to learn the basics […]Full Description

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November 18, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Shveid, Cecy

Herrmann, Claudia

Master the Virtual Conference Room: Captivating Adult Learners Remotely, by Cecy Shveid and Claudia Herrmann

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory. This webinar is specifically developed for consultants, speakers, and professional development providers. No certificates offered. Covid-19 has accelerated the growing trend of remote learning leveraging all kinds of digital platforms, from spontaneous live streams in social media to structured courses via highly sophisticated Learning Management Systems. Regardless of […]Full Description

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December 9, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Keeler, Rusty

Adventures in Risky Play: What is Your Yes? by Rusty Keeler

Sponsored by Exchange Press. Join author-designer Rusty Keeler as he celebrates the beauty and benefits of risky play and the importance of adults supporting children’s play. Loaded with amazing images and inspiration Rusty challenges you to think about your own professional practice with children and encourages you to take bold new steps to support play […]Full Description

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December 16, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Wat, Albert

A Stronger, More Ambitious Future for Child Care, by Albert Wat

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory. Throughout this pandemic, many of us have said that we can’t go back to the child care system we had. But what will it take to build something that truly serves children, families, providers, educators, and our economy with equity and quality at its core? Earlier this fall, […]Full Description

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