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Workshop Topics for Teachers

Here is a list of some of the topics I offer for teachers and child care providers. They may also be of interest to parents. I can design a workshop for the specific needs of your group. Contact me for a more detailed description of any of these classes at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

  • Emergent Curriculum, or Truly Child Centered Curriculum: How and Why
  • How Temperament Combinations Affect Classroom Dynamic
  • Creating A Brain Friendly Classroom, Bringing the Research into Practice
  • Movement and Brain Development: What's the Connection?
  • Identifying and Teaching to Developmental Stages
  • Alternatives to Praise, Building Self Esteem From Within
  • Taming Tantrums: Helping Young Children with Strong Emotions without Loosing Your Cool
  • Empowering Children Through Ownership in the Classroom
  • Children Who Push Us To the Edge, Thinking Outside the Box for Solutions
  • Supervision Tips for a Safe Classroom and Peaceful Transitions
  • Conflict Resolution with Preverbal and Early Verbal Children
  • Transitions as Integral Part of the Curriculum
  • SIDS, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Infant Brain Development
  • Meeting the Developmental Needs of Infants
  • Understanding Toddlers and Two Logic and Creating a Space Just Right For Them
  • Smoothing Out the Toileting Transition
  • "What did My Child Learn?" Documenting and Preparing for Successful Parent Conferences and Interactions
  • Getting Children Off to the Right Start by Getting Families Involved Right From the Start
  • Tackling The Tough Ones, Responding to Questions About Death, Sexuality, and Other Sensitive Issues
  • Practical Sign Language for the Classroom
  • Preparing Your Classroom for Optimal Language Development
  • Circle Time Fun
  • Music and Stories that Nourish the Soul
  • Exploring Nature with the Very Young
  • Woodworking with Young Children, Making it Work
  • Great Ideas for Light Tables (I also make sensory/ light tables), a one hour class
  • Science and Art Exploration