The Growing Brain 6-B: Understanding Key Factors and Root Causes of Challenging Behaviors

We are facilitating The Growing Brain Series that will take place over the course of a series of sessions on Zoom. Participants will receive 1.5 in-service hours each session they attend. There are several key variables that influence children’s behavior. In the second part of unit 6 of the Growing Brain series of trainings, participants will review approaches for identifying the root cause of children’s behaviors as well as effective…

Linking Social Emotional Development to Daily Planning in VPK

This training is the final installment in the “Linking the Florida Early Learning and Development Standards (FELDS) to Daily Planning Series''. Children's social and emotional health affects their overall development and learning. This presentation will continue to support educators to understand the connection of Social and Emotional Development Domain to the lesson planning process and additional FELDS Domains. Educators will gain tips and…

Teacher Leadership: What does it mean to be a leader in my classroom?

Early childhood teachers are charged to prepare their young students for school and life success. It is therefore important that they take leadership of their classrooms. In this webinar, we will explore how teachers can lead from the classroom and ultimately effective leaders within their centers. We will define teacher (classroom) leadership and why it is important. We will also look at the knowledge, skills, and practices needed to make…

The Growing Brain 7-A: How Play Develops and Why It Is Important

We are facilitating The Growing Brain Series that will take place over the course of a series of sessions on Zoom. Participants will receive 1.5 in-service hours each session they attend. ​​​​​​​Children engage in play every day as caregivers look for ways to support their development and learning. In the first part of unit 7 of the Growing Brain series of trainings, participants will review the importance of play and identify the different…

The Growing Brain 7-B: How Different Types of Play Maximize Children’s Learning

We are facilitating The Growing Brain Series that will take place over the course of a series of sessions on Zoom. Participants will receive 1.5 in-service hours each session they attend. Social interactions are enhanced throughout our daily routine, as teachers strengthen and scaffold children’s engagement. In the second part of unit 7 of the Growing Brain series of trainings, participants will learn about the different types of play and the…