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Innovations: The Comprehensive Infant & Toddler Curriculum Trainer's Guide
Innovations: The Comprehensive Infant & Toddler Curriculum Trainer's Guide
Item: 80423
Status: In Stock
$29.95
The tool every administrator, director, or program manager needs to provide comprehensive training for infant and toddler teachers who are using the Innovations series (Innovations: The Comprehensive Infant Curriculum and Innovations: The Comprehensive Toddler Curriculum). Designed to be used as a pre-service model, an in-service model, or as an annual training plan to guarantee well-prepared and trained infant and toddler teachers who plan and implement developmentally appropriate infant and toddler… More »
Innovations: The Comprehensive Toddler Curriculum
Innovations: The Comprehensive Toddler Curriculum
Item: 96429
Status: In Stock
$39.95
This complete, interactive curriculum for toddlers contains a wealth of activities and experiences. It includes these critical components: applying child development theory to everyday experiences; using assessment to meet individual developmental needs; using the physical environment as a learning tool; developing a partner relationship with parents; fostering an interactive climate in the classroom; and educating parents. Paperback. 416 pages.
Exploring Mathematics with Connect4Learning - October 19, 2022 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. ET
Exploring Mathematics with Connect4Learning - October 19, 2022 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. ET
Item: 37574-OCT1922
Status: In Stock
$45.00
Finally! A session for the love of math. In this session, we discuss why is it important to help young children develop greater competence and confidence in mathematics and, yes, even a love of mathematical thinking. We illustrate how meaningful mathematics are integrated across domains and throughout Connect4Learning?s daily activities, including centers, small groups, and read-aloud. We emphasize the importance of discussing specific definitions of shapes and of giving children opportunities to… More »
A Deeper Dive into Literacy with Connect4Learning - November 9, 2022
A Deeper Dive into Literacy with Connect4Learning - November 9, 2022
Item: 37573-NOV0922
Status: In Stock
$45.00
In this session, participants delve into teaching literacy with the Connect4Learning curriculum. We explore strategies for teaching interactive and scaffolded writing to differentiate instruction. We co-create ways to embed literacy throughout the classroom and discover ways to engage children in all areas of literacy development. We learn more about enhancing our read-alouds with a focus on comprehension and vocabulary. We cover the research for effective instruction in letter-sound knowledge,… More »
Adaptations I: Making Modifications to Meet the Needs of All Learners - Virtual Training
Adaptations I: Making Modifications to Meet the Needs of All Learners - Virtual Training
Item: 37563P
Status: In Stock
$45.00
Universal design is the idea that, when we create environments to meet the needs of a few, many people benefit. For example, curb cuts on sidewalks were created for those in wheelchairs but are used by people with strollers, on bikes?everyone, really. The same can be true for your classroom. In this session, we provide strategies to create a classroom environment that supports the goals children are working toward and systems that support individual needs. We present strategies for implementing… More »
Scaffolding Success: Social-Emotional Competency - September 23, 2022 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.. ET
Scaffolding Success: Social-Emotional Competency - September 23, 2022 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.. ET
Item: 37570-SEP2322
Status: In Stock
$45.00
This session explores the social and behavioral classroom expectations of Connect4Learning that support children?s emotional development. We discuss how the expectations work in the classroom and how they translate to other in-school settings, such as the playground, hallways, and gym, as well as out-of-school settings such as the park, home, and virtual learning. The Pyramid Model for Promoting Social-Emotional Competence provides guidance for educators on the use of research-based instructional… More »
Exploring Language and Literacy with Connect4Learning - Virtual Training
Exploring Language and Literacy with Connect4Learning - Virtual Training
Item: 37572P
Status: In Stock
$45.00
In this session, participants deepen their knowledge of teaching the key components of literacy throughout the Connect4Learning lessons. Using the lessons in the unit guides, participants practice seven key aspects of literacy development and strengthen their teaching skills. We explore building literacy into every area of the classroom and throughout the daily routine. Participants discover how literacy is woven throughout all aspects of the Connect4Learning curriculum. We look at Connect4Learning… More »
Meaningful Science with Connect4Learning - October 12, 2022 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. ET
Meaningful Science with Connect4Learning - October 12, 2022 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. ET
Item: 37575-OCT1222
Status: In Stock
$45.00
Connect4Learning emphasizes connections among children's learning and the content domains through units and lessons that are often centered around science concepts. In every unit, Connect4Learning emphasizes inquiry and exploration through hands-on, collaborative science-learning experiences. This session highlights the role of the early childhood educator, who acts as both guide and facilitator in planning, implementing, and assessing science learning. We explore ways to encourage children to think… More »
Adaptations II: Meeting the Needs of Individual Children within the C4L - November 2, 2022
Adaptations II: Meeting the Needs of Individual Children within the C4L - November 2, 2022
Item: 37564-NOV0222
Status: In Stock
$45.00
How can we ensure that all children are engaged throughout the preschool day?neither frustrated because work is too hard nor bored because work is too easy? In this follow-up to the Adaptations I session, we introduce two case studies to use as we practice individualizing instruction for particular children. We brainstorm together to identify opportunities throughout the day for providing individualized instruction, as aligned with DEC recommended practices. We learn how to use data to make instructional… More »
Tracking Growth: Using Summative and Formative Assessment - November 11, 2022
Tracking Growth: Using Summative and Formative Assessment - November 11, 2022
Item: 37578-NOV1122
Status: In Stock
$45.00
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET What are formative and summative assessments in Connect4Learning? How can we use them to benefit teachers and each child? In this session, we explore the variety of summative and formative assessments that early childhood educators can use in authentic contexts throughout the day. This session supports classroom teachers in their understanding and use of both assessment and observational data to shape children?s learning and nurture development. It empowers teachers to understand… More »
The Complete Learning Center Book
The Complete Learning Center Book
Item: 86672
Status: In Stock
$39.95
Wake up your classroom with these unique learning centers and new ideas for energizing traditional learning centers. Completely revised, each learning center now includes assessment tools and updated literacy components. In addition, you will find 9 completely new learning centers. Complete with learning objectives, a detailed illustration of the learning center, center activities, literacy connections, a web of integrated learning, list of props, vocabulary words, assessment tools, a letter to… More »