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In this guide from an episode of Teaching with CLASS, our guest Michelle Gallindo discusses "Challenging" behavior and some strategies of how to appropriately respond and maintain composure.

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Learn how to support toddlers with strong emotions, and suggest other ways to express themselves. Download the Show Notes and Key Takeaways from this episode of Teaching with CLASS.

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Dr. Lourdes Norman-McKay talked about how women and underrepresented groups often hold back in fear of making mistakes. Can you relate to this, or do you recognize this hesitancy in students you teach? Get the show notes and key takeaways from our Teaching with CLASS episode, Promoting Equity in Critical Thinking Skills.

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Get the show notes and key takeaways from our Teaching with CLASS episode where we discuss key strategies to help guide children to build empathy in the Infant, Toddler, and Preschool years.

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Setting up a classroom for a new school year can be exciting! It’s hard not to get excited at the prospect of a fresh start. But that doesn’t mean you always know what’s best to do. How do you set up the classroom to facilitate a successful year?

Podcast

In this episode of Impacting the Classroom, our host Marnetta Larrimer talks to Dr. Daryl Greenfield of the University of Miami and Teachstone's own Veronica Fernandez. They discuss research on the importance of science in early education and how opportunities to explore the wonder of science with children are everywhere--even if you are not a scientist yourself. Listen to the episode now, or read the full transcript below.

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Effective teachers are present with each other, just as much as they’re present with their students. In fact, a classroom that functions like a well-oiled machine can only work when co-teachers are working in-sync. So, how can you ensure that you’re on the same page with other educators in your classroom? In this webinar, you’ll learn about how the CLASS framework can guide interactions between adults, just like it does with children. We’ll tackle some common sticky situations that might arise with your co-educator and how to work through them. And, you’ll learn a framework for creating a shared team vision that puts you on the path to success this upcoming school year.

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About to be observed? Learn all you need to know about CLASS observations before an assessor comes to your classroom in this episode of Teaching with CLASS.

Research

Access the summaries of key research that drove development of the CLASS® tool, evaluations of large-scale implementations, guidance on creating a data collection system, and support for reporting CLASS data.

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Louisiana is leading in the way in making improvements in the lives of their students and teachers. In this episode, Marnetta meets with Nasha Patel, managing director of Watershed Advisors, and Sarintha Stricklin, early education consultant for the Jefferson Network. They discuss how leaders at the state and local level in Louisiana used CLASS® to build their QRIS and improve quality.

Podcast

¿Está buscando formas de ayudar a los educadores a reflexionar sobre cómo los maestros perciben los "comportamientos desafiantes"? Nuestra invitada, Michelle Galindo, especialista en primera infancia, ha estado enseñando como profesora universitaria, entrenadora y ha estado brindando capacitaciones dentro de sus 20 años de experiencia. Se ha inspirado para trabajar en estrecha colaboración con los educadores que apoyan el comportamiento positivo de los niños y enseña cursos de orientación conductual a nivel universitario que orientan a los futuros educadores sobre el comportamiento infantil. Es entrenadora y capacitadora certificada en pirámide de enseñanza socioemocional y también cuenta con amplia capacitación en desarrollo cerebral y mejores prácticas para niños pequeños, incluida la herramienta de observación CLASS.

Podcast

Dr. Angela Searcy is with us in this episode of Teaching with CLASS to talk about how educators can manage their own self-regulation when faced with challenging behavior in the classroom.