PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:


MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE DEVELOPING CHILD:

ADDRESSING CHALLENGES IN PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS. In this MDSE Core of Knowledge 3-Hours Approved Professional Development, participants will learn the top three developing skills making it hard to be ages 2-5. Research, strategies and skills will be taught to help with challenging behaviors in a group setting as well as troubleshoot for students who may be struggling more than others. Educators will walk away with strategies and tools to take into their groups the next day.


EDUCATOR SEMINARS:


LAYING A FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS:

MULTI-SENSORY APPROACH TO PRE-READING, WRITING, SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL AND MATH SKILLS. In this training, participants will learn techniques to build a solid foundation for reading, writing, math, and social emotional skills. Through movement, kinesthetic, visual, and auditory activities, educators will be able to engage their students in phonemic awareness skills, letter and number formation and identification, sentence building, numeracy and place value skills.


ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT IN THE CLASSROOM:

HOW DO WE MAKE STUDENTS ACTIVE RATHER THAN PASSIVE LEARNERS? In this presentation, educators will walk away with games, strategies and how the classroom experience can change with the challenges and opportunities that the  21st century presents for academic success.


NO TWO MINDS THINK ALIKE. Children can benefit from being taught in a way that embraces each child’s individual needs. Educators will learn to see the differences in students and learn to differentiate instruction throughout the school day through activities for all age groups, abilities and learning styles.

THE SUCCESS OF EVERY CHILD - ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL:


A CHILD’S BRAIN IS THE COMMAND CENTER FOR EMOTIONS, RELATIONSHIPS & EXPERIENCES. This workshop will focus on emotional regulation and mindfulness strategies for both typical and exceptional students.

LISTENING TO A CHILD’S INNER VOICE:


Educators will learn different strategies to create hands-on approaches to executive function skills to help children become more independent and resilient learners throughout the school day.

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING IN THE CLASSROOM:


COFFEE & CONVERSATION FOR PARENTS:


YOUR CHILD HAS MANY “COMMANDS AND DEMANDS” EVERY DAY FROM SCHOOL AND AT HOME. In this seminar you learn how to incorporate executive functioning strategies and establish routines to help the child foster their independence with the tools and strategies that will help them function throughout the day.

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING AT HOME:


WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE BRAIN? Parents will begin to learn and understand the child and how to navigate the waters between chaos and rigidity when it comes to emotional regulation. Parents will walk away with a better understanding of how to reach the child and strategies to cope with everyday challenges.

YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN