In this two-day workshop, early childhood and elementary educators will come together to explore project-based learning for young students. In particular, the facilitator will focus on ways to differentiate instruction, connect learning to their students’ lives, and promote ways to engage students in reasoning, hypothesizing, predicting, analyzing, and problem solving.

August 11 to August 12
Online

This training will explore current practices in the implementation of online parent coaching for challenging behaviors at home. The focus is for early childhood staff working with families around behavior support.

Online

This webinar will center the voices of early childhood special educators (teaching in Birth-Grade 3 settings) with the goal of learning from strategies, practices, and supports that have effectively and efficiently supported families and young children

Online

Family support is a large part of a special educator’s role, but the shift to online learning has made this incredibly difficult. This webinar will cover ways of supporting families during COVID-19 and with the shift to distanced learning.

Online

In this webinar, Drs. RinaMarie Leon-Guerrero and Ariane Gauvreau will discuss concrete ways teachers and providers can provide social skills instruction, strategies for facilitating social skills groups online, and other means to increase social opportunities for students during distance learning.

Online

This webinar will focus on building parent-teacher relationships by increasing cultural awareness. We will share the importance of identifying cultural differences and strategies to address the needs of students and families.

Online

After the tumultuous 2020-2021 school year, many teachers are wondering what mathematical knowledge and experiences their students will bring in fall. Despite concerns about “learning loss,” we know that all children bring important social, linguistic, cultural, and mathematical knowledge to their work in the math classroom. So, what do our students know and what is next on the horizon for them? This three-session course, designed for PreK-1 educators, provides practical guidance for teachers seeking to take an asset-based approach to formative assessment.

August 3 to August 17
Online

Join us for the launch and celebration of Protecting the Promise: Indigenous Education Between Mothers and Their Children by Timothy San Pedro in partnership with College of Education doctoral student Alayna Eagle Shield, Micheal Munson, Faith Price, Tara Ramos and Kristina Lucero and their families.

April 22
Online

This one-hour professional development course will engage elementary educators and their families in a personally meaningful experience with media literacy. What better way to learn about students’ thinking than with a young learner by our sides? Adults/caregivers and their elementary age children are encouraged to join together for an interactive and investigative experience. Please note that educators joining on their own are welcome, and will find the experience meaningful as well!

February 18
Online