The children we are teaching now will need to know how to function in this ever-changing, ever-expanding global world. This will take an ability to think and problem-solve using both creative and critical thinking skills. Let’s prepare children for the global community through play and research based activities that expand their thinking and open their hearts!
This webinar focused on creating seamless and truly inclusive educational experiences for all learners. Dr. Julie Causton presented many useful strategies for creating warm and welcoming classrooms equipped to support all students. Dr. Causton also discussed alternatives to pull-out therapy, resource services, and many examples of how to provide collaborative and inclusive.
Behavior! As teachers, you have to deal with a variety of student behaviors on a daily basis. Children with autism especially have challenging behaviors that can be perplexing and confusing. Understanding these behaviors and being able to decode what your students need are vital skills for any teacher.
Nefertiti Bruce Poyner led this practical and powerful webinar designed to meet you where you are and take you to a place of greater strength, determination and resiliency. Viewers are sure to leave this experience with energy, enthusiasm, and a commitment to make a few positive changes in their lives that will lead to greater happiness and fulfillment.
Do you know how to work with young children who have sensory processing disorder (SPD)? Learn about the brain process, sensory integration, how it affects young children’s learning, and their behaviors. Christy Isbell shared red flags for the identification of children who have sensory processing disorder and are “sensory seekers” or “sensory avoiders”.
Children love a good story. They often applaud and giggle at happy stories, sniffle at sad ones, and shout, “Read it, again!” whenever they have been delighted, intrigued or charmed by a story. Story S-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-r-s is a literature-based approach to planning circle time, center, and activities, organized around themes often found in the early childhood curriculum.
Studies show boys are falling behind in early learning environments. In this webinar, Ruth Hanford Morhard looked at why based on the latest brain research. She outlined how today’s early childhood classrooms are failing boys and offered simple boy-friendly strategies to improve boys’ learning and behavior in and out of the classroom.
Every teacher has been frustrated by disruptive and disrespectful students at some point in their teaching career. Your success rests on your ability to get your classroom quiet enough so that you can actually teach. Watch new teacher coach Shannon Holden as he showed teachers how to get their classroom back under control.
When children use challenging behavior, it is an opportunity to teach them how to become emotionally aware problem-solvers that can use healthy coping strategies in difficult moments. In this webinar, Rachel covered four steps that offer a simple, kind, strength-based, commonsense and effective strategy, for day-to-day challenges and challenging behaviors from children (ages 3-8).
New technology has helped make classroom management more “manageable” for newbies, and in this webinar, Shannon showed novices how to use the free platform, ClassDojo, to create an efficient classroom environment.
The number one challenge facing you as a novice teacher is the process of establishing yourself as the “authority figure” in your classroom. Unfortunately, implementing your discipline plan the wrong way actually undermines your authority! This webinar explained how to avoid conflicts with parents, students, administrators, and other teachers when implementing your classroom discipline plan.
Bullying is an epidemic, and one of the biggest challenges facing educators today. This problem is not going away, and the damage inflicted takes many forms – loss of instructional time, increased “drama” on campus, distracted students, and teen suicides.