Friday, October 14, 1:15pm – 2:45pm EST

Expand Oral Language with Playful Drama Routines! Susanna Olson How can making dramatic choices with voice, body, and imagination broaden oral language skills? Children develop language through practice, especially through encouraging interactions with adults who give them something fun to […]

Friday, October 14, 10am – 12pm EST

Hands-On Math for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers Linda Delano Schumacher, M.Ed. Math learning starts when children first begin to explore their world. Learn what “mathematics” looks like for an infant and how math skills gradually develop as the child grows […]

Thursday, October 13, 3pm – 4:30pm EST

Using Visual Communication Aids to Support Behavior Linda Delano Schumacher, M.Ed. Providing visual communication, or pictures, in an early childhood environment can assist children in understanding what is expected for behavior and routines. In this workshop, we will look at […]

Thursday, October 13, 1:15pm – 2:45pm EST

Nurturing Children’s Sense of Wonder Hilary Redman With co-presenters Joanne Pye and Lisa Purcell This workshop will focus on nature-based play and learning. We will introduce strategies for nurturing children’s curiosity, creativity and compassion while building peaceful learning communities. Additionally, […]

Thursday, October 13, 10am – 12pm EST

Children with Sensory Processing Issues Linda Delano Schumacher, M.Ed. Do you know a child who just doesn’t seem to listen, or can’t sit still, or overreacts to everything? Children who have difficulty processing sensory input can also have challenges with […]