2016 SCRIPT-NC Webinar Series: Registration Now Open

Looking for resources, activities, & strategies to support student learning around inclusion and diversity? Join us for a series of five webinars designed specifically for early childhood community college faculty. Each of the webinars in the 2016 series will focus on cross-course issues, which is a different approach from the 2015 series where we focused on a specific course for each webinar.

Update 9/29/2016: Thank you for all your support. Our 2016 series has ended but you can access all the resources and archived recordings from the series below.

 

January 26, 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST.

Assignment Makeovers: From Knowing to Being Able to Do

Effective assignments need to provide learners with opportunities to both acquire and apply new knowledge and practices. This webinar will share tools for examining your assignments for these important dimensions and will feature multiple examples of assignment make-overs. Emphasis will be placed on incorporating an emphasis on preparing learners to support children who are culturally, linguistically, and ability-diverse and their families. Presenter: Camille Catlett

Handout | PPT and Archived Recording

March 29, 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST.

More Than Songs and Sombreros: Incorporating an Emphasis on Dual Language Learners in Your Program

Growing numbers of children with home languages and dialects other than academic English make it imperative for programs to prepare future professionals with relevant content and practices. This webinar will highlight ways to emphasize both content and evidence-based practices. Presenter: Camille Catlett

July 26, 2:00- 3:00 pm EST.

Incorporating Playful Approaches to Learning and Development

Increasing pressure to conform to standards and kindergarten readiness can dissuade early childhood professionals from incorporating play an effective tool for supporting learning and development. This webinar will highlight opportunities, through readings, activities, and assignments, to incorporate an emphasis on play across early childhood courses. Specific emphasis on learning in outdoor and natural environments will be emphasized. Presenter: Camille Catlett

August 23, 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST.  New date!!

Not Just Cool Apps and Games: Using Instructional Technology to Improve Teaching and Learning

There are a growing number of  online tools and activities that can help us become better teachers so that learners can maximize their learning. This webinar will share strategies and ideas on when and how to use these free or low-cost online tools and activities to engage students. Pros and cons of the online tools will also be discussed. Presenter: Chih-Ing Lim

September 27, 2:00- 3:00 pm EST.

From All to Each and Every: Building an Emphasis on Inclusion into Each Course

Recent national attention to inclusion (e.g., DEC Recommended Practices, joint policy from the U.S. Departments of HHS and Education) has underscored the need to grow future professionals who can support the inclusion of each child within home, program, and community settings. This webinar will share examples of how to make this happen in each course by sharing free print, audiovisual, web and instructional resources for faculty members to use. Presenter: Camille Catlett

 

 


Note: This webinar series is developed for early childhood community college faculty but may also be relevant to individuals who provide bachelor’s level instruction or individuals who provide other forms of professional development (training, technical assistance, and consultation).