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The educational workforce is changing, and going through a global pandemic only heightened and accelerated those changes. Today, we'll talk about the kinds of changes that are happening in schools and classrooms and how the workforce is adapting and evolving along with the classrooms.Melia Slinger, the ECE Program Director at Waldorf University, and Dr. Freda Barnett-Braddock, the Program Director of Graduate Education join Marnetta today to discuss what they see happening in schools and how the educational field is changing.
What does it look like for CLASS to be fully integrated into the curriculum? How can coaches get teachers excited about that, and what impact does it have on the lives of students? In this episode, you’ll hear from Lisa Howard and Britney Blackman from the New E3 School about integrating CLASS throughout their school.
In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Early Childhood Special Education Coaches Jess Schuhart, Cindy Sigsbee, and Christie Johnson. Learn about the strategies they used for rolling out CLASS and supporting teachers and students throughout the rollout, their framework for dealing with bias, and how CLASS works in the special education setting.
There’s a lot happening in the education field right now. The workforce is still struggling post-COVID and school leaders are trying to keep staff and ensure that their teachers are trained and supported. And, with the frequent staff overturn,, that means policies and systems are changing, usually faster than schools can keep up. So, today, we’re talking about focus. What matters? And how can we support every child and every educator? In this Live episode recorded at Teachstone’s InterAct Conference, Matt Owens, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives at Teachstone, and Vicki Kintner-Duffy, Senior Research and Evaluation Specialist at Teachstone, discuss how we can keep our team feeling grounded, valued, and seen even as we face workforce challenges.
How can students get on the path to becoming educators, and why should they? In today’s show, you’ll learn about a program in Broward County, FL, that puts high school students on that path by allowing them to finish high school with their CDA credentials. Our guest, Deborah Covard, teaches high schoolers as they learn to work with preschoolers, so she manages a very unique learning environment. Deborah is a high school Early Childhood Education Teacher and Early Learning Lab Director. She’s been a teacher in Broward County for 20 years and has worked with elementary schoolers and high school students. Her passion for early education and training the next generation of educators has resulted in strong relationships with both older and younger students. Listen to the episode to learn more about Deborah’s program, what excites her high school students, what graduates of her program do after graduating, and personal stories from her teaching experiences.
What comes to mind when you hear “CLASS Observer?” Depending on you role, you might have something very different in mind. Truth is, CLASS observers play an essential role in many aspects of education, from individual classroom reports all the way up international research projects. In this webinar, you’ll learn more about observers' important functions. We’ll walk you through how to get a certification (if you don’t have one) and what to do after you get it (if you already do!).
During our years using and training educators on the CLASS® tool, we’ve learned a lot about improving interactions. One thing we’ve learned is how important the classroom environment can be to the success of both students and teachers. Each element of a classroom, from posters to accessibility of materials, impacts teachers’ ability to focus on interactions. In this lively webinar, we’ll talk about classroom set-up and how to set up your environment to mitigate teacher stress levels, proactively manage behavior, and be more productive. We’re also keeping the chat open so you can share tips for success with each other throughout the event. You’ll learn: What elements of a classroom—materials, displays, and arrangements— support meaningful interactions How CLASS Environment™ can help you can measure and improve the specific elements of an environment that matter most for supporting those interactions AUDIENCE This webinar is open for leaders, instructional coaches, and educators in infant, toddler, and pre-K settings.
El aprendizaje por medio del juego es una herramienta que permite a los educadores facilitar el interes y la atención por parte de los niños. Obteniendo así mejores resultados en el contexto de un acercamiento flexible de la enseñanza. En el episodio de hoy, tenemos con nosotros a Maria Cristina Caro, quien es consultora en el espacio educativo en edades temprana y quien además de tener una brillante trayectoria en el espacio de la educación tiene también una formación profesiona excepcional. Escucharas la conmovedora experiencia de María Cristina Caro en el mundo de la educación desde una edad muy temprana, así como también muchos consejos sobre cómo y por qué utilizar el juego como vehículo del apredizaje. [01:06] Introducción al juego como vehículo de aprendizaje. [03:04] Conociendo a María Cristina Caro – Una historia realmente inspiradora [07:00] Ideas para iniciar el aprendizaje por medio del juego [08:53] El interes y la atención como fundamento de los programas basados en el juego [11:37] Desarrollo de una enseñanza mas intencional [15:20] El rol de la flexibilidad y la creatividad en la enseñanza [18:55] Los niños aprenden en el contexto de las relaciones que tienen con los adultos Conecta con Monica Nassif-Puyol: https://www.linkedin.com/in/monica-pujol-nassif-974b68189/ Únete a CLASS Learning Community para continuar con la conversación con miles de educadores
Small moments can make a big impact. The quality of the interactions that occur between educators and students have the proven power to lead to better cognitive, behavioral, and social-emotional outcomes. CLASS® is the flexible tool that gets at the heart of these interactions and fits into your continuous quality improvement plans. This webinar is ideal for directors and administrators considering or implementing CLASS in their programs.
Learn about the key features in the CDA with CLASS®, a program designed to support organizations in building a strong workforce, and to support individuals in continuing their education. The CDA with CLASS gives teachers the support they need to complete the required CDA coursework and portfolio requirements—all on their own schedule. In this demo you’ll see: The key features that make CDA with CLASS the industry’s standard Our course offerings designed for you to choose your best learning experience The easy-to-use platform and mobile friendly course platform Please note: We do not offer certificates of attendance for product demos.