Diversity encompasses individual interests, capabilities, racial, cultural, age and gender as well as language differences. Participants will learn strategies on how to incorporate, respect and value different languages in the classroom.
Centers situate learning in small groups with hands-on materials where children can problem solve, reason, and communicate with peers. The teacher can be a center, too! Join us to try out over 20 centers you can use right away.
Teach infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to respond to positive guidance by offering kind and firm techniques. Learn how to differentiate between the kind of guidance that is discouraging to children and the kind of guidance which is empowering to children.
This training will focus on how to physically arrange your classroom environment for optimizing learning, promoting child choice and independence and ensuring physical and emotional safety. Participants will engage in activities to learn about setting up a classroom that promotes maximizing children’s time on task and a variety of developmentally appropriate strategies for promoting independent learners.