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WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Early Education Classroom Design – Designing Spaces for Recovery from TraumaThis webinar is part of the Trauma Reduction in Early Childhood Series. Educators will look at creating spaces that support children who have been impacted by trauma. It’s an opportunity to look at play and space design principles for children who have experienced trauma and to brainstorm ideas for your program space. The webinar is 1.5 hours and there is a certificate of completion.
In this 2-minute video, learn how and why to use a stop sign as a conflict resolution tool in your program!
images of diverse families engaged in a variety of activities - going to the doctor, reading time, dads group, family games, hand washing and cooking together. They are free for non-commercial use, so you can print them to display in your program, or use them in parent newsletters/resources!
No David and asks her students to hold up face puppets that show the emotions of the characters in the book. Watch how this lesson helps students to develop empathy!
Teaching at the Beginning is dedicated to educators of young dual language learners. They have developed a series of videos that show language learning in action - from teachers learning the languages of the children, to children creating connections between languages! There's also a 45-page training guide that you can use with the videos as an individual, or with your team for professional development. It includes, questions and suggested reflections that allow you to really expand your thinking and knowledge of second language learning with children!
ideas to welcome the winter with a playful attitude!
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra recorded our national anthem in 12 languages: Arabic, American Sign Language, Cree, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, and Tamil. This is part of celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday (sesquicentennial) starting in 2017.
this video, we see students looking at themselves in mirrors and developing an understanding of what different emotions look like when expressed on faces.
Over 900,000 people have watched this quick video that explains the difference between behaviour that is difficult, but likely to improve, and behaviour that is challenging and likely to require intervention.
video, learn how and why to use emotional check-ins in your program!