Kaplan Live

Welcome children back to school with tools and resources to champion learning through play. From school readiness kits and innovative technology solutions to toys and tools that promote mindfulness, diversity, equity, and inclusion, Kaplan is here to support learning in all its forms.

Previous Live Streams

Beginning Again: Charting a Path Forward for Children, Families, & Professionals

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. EST

Watch this FREE webinar as panelists discuss key principles of resilience, and opportunities to embed greater equity and cultural responsiveness.

Outdoor Playspace Consultation with Rusty Keeler

Wednesday, Setpmber 1st, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. EST

The winner of our Nature To Play Playspace Contest receives design advise for their current outdoor space.

Creating Communication Plans for DLLs with Dr. Lea Ann Christenson

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Creating welcoming and empathic environments for DLLs learners and their familes.

Back-to-School Tips for Outdoor Play with Dr. Rachel Larimore

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Using outdoor learning to set educators and familes up for a success in the new school year.

Peaceful Teachers and Children with Bari Koral

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Relaxation insights, tools, and methods for adults and children.

Supporting School Readiness Through Outdoor Play with Dr. Rachel Larimore

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Exploring how outdoor play can be a valuable in a child's journey in starting a new school year.

The Basics of Serving Dual Language Learners with Dr. Lea Ann Christenson

Wednesday, July 13th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Simple tips for cultivating authentic connections with Dual Language Learners and their families.

How to Support Play Equity by Inspiring Nature Based Learning with Dr. Rachel Larimore

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Practical advice for getting started with nature-based learning and outdoor spaces.

How to Nurture In Nature Presented by Rusty Keeler

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Exploring the importance of play in children's growth, learning, and development.

Tips for Maximizing Outdoor Learning through Play with Dr. Rachel Larimore

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Improving structure and connections with your outdoor learning time and environment.

Teachers Mental Health & Culturally Responsive Wellness with Dr. Angela Searcy

Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Using intentional self care, self reflection, and positive affirmations to support mental health.

How to Relax in Wild Times with Bari Koral

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Staying grounded by using several practices to remain present.

How Outdoor Play Helps Social and Emotional Development with Dr. Rachel Larimore

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Exploring cognitive benefits of outdoor exploration for children.

Beginning Again: Charting a Path Forward for Children, Families, & Professionals

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. EST

Watch this FREE webinar as panelists discuss key principles of resilience, and opportunities to embed greater equity and cultural responsiveness.

Attitude Gratitude with Bari Koral

Monday, April 19th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

The practice and mindset of gratitude to improve your daily mental health.

What is Said in The Teachers' Lounge with Dr. Angela Searcy

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Discussing bias and challenging behaviors amoung educators.

Mindfulness Tips for Educators and Children with Bari Koral

Wednesday, March 13th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Kid friendly mindfulness tips and practices to reduce stress.

Affirming Positive Representation Beyond Black History Month with Dr. Angela Searcy

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Why should Black history should be incorporated in early learning beyond February, how to do so, and how Black history and diversity, equity, & inclusion along with empathy and advocacy for positive change go hand-in-hand.

How to Support Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion During the Holiday Season with Dr. Angela Searcy

Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. EST

Using personal sharing to create meaningful celebrations within your classroom.

The Talk: About Color Blindness with Dr. Angela Searcy

Monday, October 19th, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Discussion on the topic of color blindness, belonging, and young children.

The Talk: About Race with Dr. Angela Searcy

Thursday, September 20th, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Comments and questions on the topic of race, equity & social justice for young children.

Talking About Race with Young Children with Dr. Angela Searcy

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EST

Using natural observations and attributes as a positive method to talk about differences.

Bringing Literacy to Life with Alive Studios

Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Create engaging literacy explorations at home with this distance learning resource from Alive Studios.

Exploring Emotions Through Play with Miniland

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Learn how to use Miniland's Emotiblocks and other resources to support social emotional learning!

Kids Aren't Bored, They're Scared with Dr. Angela Searcy

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. EST

Navigate our "new normal" by providing a realistic and compassionate response that validates feelings and transforms challenging behavior.

Busy Hands Are Happy Hands with Sandra Duncan

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Discover FREE tips for how to engage the mind & reduce anxiety by creating simple projects using everyday objects from your home & in nature.

Outdoor STEM Explorations with Erin Buhr

Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Nurture STEM learning through nature with these FREE outdoor adventure ideas for children and adults.

Building Resilience in Challenging Times with Nefertiti Poyner

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Enjoy FREE, practical and meaningful strategies for reflecting on and building your own resilience.

Kitchen Table Kindness with Natalie Silverstein

Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Navigate the "new normal" of staying at home with these FREE practical tips for bringing empathy and service into your daily life.

5 Mindfulness Exercises for Kids & Adults with Bari Koral

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Cultivate peace and relaxation at home and early learning environments with these FREE tips and exercises for children, parents, and teachers.

Best Practices for Providing In-Home Learning Environments with Lauren Magee

Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Transform your home into an environment perfect for learning, play, and growth with these FREE tips for parents and caretakers.

Exploring STEAM Learning with Angela Eckhoff

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Discover FREE strategies for incorporating STEAM into everyday learning at home and in the classroom!

How to Support Social-Emotional Development & Reduce Challenging Behaviors with Rachel Wagner

Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Transform challenging behavior and build resilience in children and adults with this FREE strategy.

Outdoor Activities For Kids with Rachel Larimore

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Enjoy FREE tips for encouraging outdoor learning through play!

Social & Emotional Strategies with Dr. Angela Searcy

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Discover FREE tips and strategies to support social and emotional well-being for children, parents, and teachers.

Mindfulness Minutes with Bari Koral

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Enjoy FREE mindfulness tips, exercises, and activities for children, parents, and teachers.