• ONLINE EVENTS

    Live and recorded events to help educators grow professionally

  • Featured Event

    *Featuring Ruby Bridges*

    April 6th - 8th, 2021

    3pm - 6pm ET

    While the world grapples with conversations around structural racism, diversity, and inclusion, our children are watching, listening, and learning. As early childhood educators, we have the unique opportunity to support our children’s understanding of complex topics like identity, race, and difference.

     

    Join us for an engaging and motivational 3-day virtual symposium that will include workshops that cover:

    • How can we create inclusive, culturally responsive learning environments?
    • How can we best integrate anti-bias practices into teaching and learning?
    • What strategies can we use to engage with families in equitable ways?
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    January 28th, 2021

    *Repeated session: February 4th, 2021*

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    Did you miss your opportunity to join us to learn about interactive read-alouds? Read-alouds are a staple of the early childhood classroom, but effective read-alouds are so much more than simply reading the text in a story. In this workshop we focused on the following topics:

    • Easy tips to prepare for a read aloud
    • Strategies for building comprehension
    • Promoting active engagement during read aloud time
    • Incorporating multiple readings of the same story
    • Helping families build at-home read-aloud habits

    December 10th, 2020

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    Did you miss your opportunity to learn strategies to support families with at-home learning? As children are spending more time at home, educators are looking for simple ways to empower families to engage with children and promote development. In this workshop, we focused on the following topics:

    • helping families create structure and routines
    • integrating learning and different types of play into everyday chores
    • learning activities that can be sent home
    • tailoring activities to children's interests

    November 19th, 2020

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    Did you miss your opportunity to join us to learn strategies for using child assessment data to set goals with teachers? Making sense of assessment data and using it to reflect on teaching practices can help teachers grow and improve. Using the COR Advantage assessment as a guide, in this workshop we focused on the following topics:

    • helping teachers draw key insights from their child learning data
    • setting teaching practice goals with teachers
    • building data reflection routines with teachers
  • More Past Events

    Workshop for Teachers: Demystifying Assessment Data to Individualize Instruction

    November 12th, 2020

    Did you miss your opportunity to join us to learn about using child assessment data to inform instruction? For early childhood teachers, understanding each child's unique development is essential to helping children learn. But often times the data we've collected feels hard to use. Using the COR Advantage assessment as a guide, in this workshop we focused on the following topics:

    • understanding individual strengths and areas for growth 
    • using data to inform lesson planning
    • using data to set and track goals

    Workshop: Hosting Successful Family Conferences During COVID-19

    October 29th, 2020

    Did you miss your opportunity to join us to learn strategies and tips for hosting successful family conferences during COVID-19? Whether your conferences will be virtual, over the phone, or from 6-feet apart, family conferences are an important relationship-building milestone. In this workshop we focused on the following topics:

    • preparing for conferences
    • sharing control of conferences with families
    • tips for active listening virtually
    • setting goals with families
    • follow-up strategies for after conferences

    Round Table Discussion: Reflecting on The Start of the Year

    September 22nd, 2020

    Did you miss your opportunity to learn and reflect about the start of the school year? Check out the recorded session of a discussion around the following topics:building relationships with families, understanding learning at home, and establishing safe learning environments.

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