The goal of the workshop is to go beyond the general framework of a synthetic phonics program, which the participants have already learned in a previous workshop. This workshop will focus on how the framework plays out on a day-to-day basis in the classroom and in an intervention setting.
Lynn’s experience covers all age groups, infants – adults. She will share the types of activities that have had the most impact. This includes pitch matching games, movement, improvisation, Orff accompaniment, recorder, drama and more for early childhood and elementary. Don’t miss this exciting full day workshop! To receive credit for the workshop, students must also submit a lesson plan. Instructor will need 30-45 days to receive and review the lesson plans before grades can be given.
This highly experiential workshop will focus on specific strategies and tools that caregivers can use to operationalize these components of trauma-sensitive caregiving in the classroom environment and at home. The workshop will allow teachers, program directors and allied professionals to explore the components of a trauma-informed teacher support program comprised of concrete tools based in connection-based caregiving practices.
Instructor Name: Judith Wides & Maya Coleman
Preschool expulsion rates are on the rise throughout the country as a result of increased challenging behaviors that present in early childhood care settings. This workshop will provide participants with developmentally appropriate as well as trauma informed and brain based activities to create safe learning environments for all children.
Instructor Name: J. Maeverde & M. Morneault
The Residency and Symposium are two overlapping events that share multiple workshops with Dr. John Kratus. Dr. Kratus will address the future of music education as it relates to contemporary music making, songwriting, listening, and growing communities of amateur musicians.
Students must attend all sessions to enroll for Continuing Education Units.