May 4, 2022
2:00 PM Eastern Time
International Consultant, Author and Adjunct Faculty
Nova Southeastern University
Infant & Toddler Coaching Specialist, Trainer and Nature Educator Consultant
Baltimore City Child Care Resource Center
CEO and Founder
Fairy Dust Teaching
Sponsored by Exchange Press.
A Fresh Perspective on how Infants, Toddlers, and Two’s Learn
Have you ever observed honey bees flitting around and nosing up to sweet smelling flowers? Pause to observe them and you may notice just how these little wonders of nature are busily gathering pollen to carry back to their hives. This repeated gathering, collecting, taking, and placing the pollen in the hive is innate and instinctive. Honey bees happily buzz back and forth, back and forth, and repeat the process so quickly you may grow dizzy as you observe. The same is true for very young children. The only difference is wee ones are collecting bits and pieces of data from the environments to give to their honeycomb brains.
This presentation uses the analogy of a honey bee to help you understand how children learn and offers plenty of hands-on experiences and ideas for promoting understandings with infants, toddlers, and two-year-old children. Use the rich hands-on experiences and ideas in this presentation for fostering young children’s true understanding of their worlds through novelty and open-ended exploration. And, watch the young honey bees in your classroom fly to new and inspiring heights.
In this webinar, you will learn to:
- list the two theories underlying the Honeycomb Hypothesis and describe why these theories are important to children’s successful understandings,
- identify and describe at least three of the six Patterns of Play.
- describe the differences between schemas and Patterns of Play and why these differences must impact our pedagogy.
- explain why disequilibrium is the motivator for children’s understandings.
- define WABI-SABI and how embracing this philosophy of life and education is critical for children’s gentle disequilibrium through novelty and list at least two strategies for managing the mess.
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.
Regardless of when you register, only 3,000 people at one time can attend our webinars. Only the first 3,000 people to click the link to attend the webinar will be able to join. 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 OklahomaDownload
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