Enter the imaginary world of puppets. Learn the simplest techniques for using puppets in your classroom. Meet the Peeper puppets and learn how they become a magical connection for all children and adults. Bring along your imagination and create a puppet to take back to your classroom. Puppets are playful but educational to help you […]
Snap, Clap, Wiggle and Giggle to the power of language. Light a fire in the imagination of children using simple, easy-to-do activities. Literacy and language become a daily activity when you find the resources you need. Connect standards as you jazz up your curriculum. You will capture ways to find a storytelling and literacy connection […]
With the rapidly expanding increase of knowledge about how the brain grows and develops, early childhood educators can align developmentally appropriate lessons with critical periods. The development of vision, language, emotions, and intelligence are explored. The human brain is biologically organized for speaking not for reading. Using new findings from neuroscience, educators can support young […]
Learn the importance of creating connections student to student and teacher to student to enhance literacy instruction in your classroom. In this workshop participants will learn how to use their literature block in ways that promote both school family and literacy.