STAR NET Region IV Training Calendar 2020-2021
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The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool: Implementation for Teachers-Webinar (10/15/20, 10/22/20, 10/29/20 & 11/5/20)
October 15 @ 8:30 am–11:30 am
Registration deadline is three business days before the webinar.
Description: This highly interactive 4 day, totaling 12-hours, training prepares teachers to implement The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, 5th or 6th edition, in their classrooms. Teachers will learn about the Creative Curriculum framework, which includes guidance on what and how children learn, the physical environment, caring and teaching, and partnering with families. Teachers will become familiar with the 38 objectives for development and learning that inform every aspect of teaching. They will explore additional curriculum resources such as Mighty Minutes®, Intentional Teaching Cards™, Book Discussion Cards™, and Book Conversation Cards™ (included in optional Expanded Daily Resources). Additionally, the training will support teachers in how to implement the three main parts of a meaningful study and understand how to integrate content into daily events through intentional experiences. All participants must have access to a copy of the 5th or 6th edition to participate in this training.
Requirement: Participants are required to bring the following books: The Creative Curriculum for Preschool: 5th Edition Volumes 1 – 5 or 6th Edition Volumes 1 – 6. Additional copies can be located and checked out from your local STAR NET library
Note: Approximately three weeks before the webinar, registrants will receive an email to confirm receipt of their registration request and important instructions that should be viewed prior to the day of the session.
Full attendance for all four webinar sessions is required to received a certificate of completion.
Presenter(s): Becky Groennert
October 15, 2020, October 22, 2020, October 29, 2020 & November 5, 2020 Webinar Sessions:
Webinar Log-In: 8:15 AM – 8:30 AM ~ Webinar Sessions: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
This training will provide 12.0 professional development hours (clock hours) for the following:
* Educator License Renewal for ISBE
* CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 2. Physical/Intellectual
* CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
* Gateways to Opportunity credit in area(s) D. Curriculum or Program Design
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