1. ‘The No Toys Approach’– Redefining ‘play’ and our role in transforming play into a ‘teaching moment’.
2. ‘The World is Your Classroom/From Womb to the Stars’: Exploring new ways to view environment – using environments to create ‘learning connections.’
3. ‘Early Brain Development/Core Sensory Integration for Infants and Toddlers: Addressing the needs of ALL children.’
Early Brain Development – Infants and Toddlers: We talk about the importance of both environment and curriculum as we explore how the early brain develops. We explore new ideas of curriculum, teaching moments, why sensory integration plays key role.
Special Needs Accommodations at home and in the classroom for Behaviorally Challenged Children.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Sensory Integration Dysfunction: What it is, some of the ways it is created, strategies for managing it in the classroom, resources to explore, why a sensory integration curriculum is so important, and what a sensory integration looks like and how to build one on your own. Why, when we provide such a curriculum all the children can benefit.
The 7th developmental domain: How to Achieve Independence and Self-Regulation in ECE. Where does Self-regulation begin? Why is it key to development as soon as infancy? How can we support infants and small children to develop it and strategies to support staff in this key work.
ECE BASICS: Sanitation in All ECE Environments, medical facts and resources for providers, the CCD manual, ECE environments, plants in ECE environments,
Dap/Cap/Sap/Fap/Eap: Developmentally Appropriate Practice/Culturally AP/Sensory AP, Family AP, Environmentally AP. 0-5 yrs.
Positive Guidance: Tell Them What They CAN Do/Steps to Behavioral Guidance on the positive end of the spectrum. What are the ‘power words’ and why don’t they work?
Early Childhood Development: Where to set the bar. Each child in their own time, where they come into the program on the learning or learning readiness spectrum, know their capacity, know the child.
Zero to Three: Back to Basics. A review of CCD regulations, safety and universal precautions and basic medical training.
Core Value: NAEYC Ethics
Journey to the Other Brain: The special needs child. Different but not broken; Invisible disabilities/challenges with diagnosis. ECE largely undiagnosed/unsupported. What can we do about it in our classrooms? 0 – 5 yrs.
Infant to Three: What is Curriculum?
Facilitation of Success: 0-5 yrs.
Teaching Moments: Where to find them/How to capitalize on them: Infant/Toddler
Developmental Domains as a recipe for Curriculum Builders: 0-5 yrs.
Asthma Training: 0-5 yrs. What it is, what to look for, when to intervene and why early intervention is key, an asthma plan in file signed by parent, CCD requirements.
Anxiety in Children: 0-5 yrs.
Empowering vs. Enabling : Pre-school.
Team Tango: The Room Dance and Pod Model of care. 0 – 5yrs.
This list is not all-inclusive and I can customize trainings to your specific needs.
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