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EdWebinar: Practical Ways to Increase Focus in Early Childhood Classrooms

Nov 22, 2023    |   Webinar Recordings

The early childhood classroom is an amazing place for learning, but it can also be difficult for little ones to transition between so many activities while staying focused on their tasks. This webinar will help early childhood teachers learn practical ways to engage kids in the early childhood classroom to help them self-regulate and focus on learning (while having fun!). 

Attendees will learn to incorporate sensory self-regulation strategies by designing solid classroom routines, adding movement opportunities like brain breaks, and using flexible seating and other manipulatives like fidgets to help kids participate to the best of their abilities.

There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation. Register Here

About the Presenter

Keri Wilmot is a pediatric occupational therapist, and author, with over 20 years of experience working with children with sensory processing challenges and learning and thinking differences. Keri is an expert consultant to understood.org where she leads a sensory and movement challenges group. 

About the Moderator

As the Vice President for Professional Learning at Kaplan, Laura Wilhelm, Ed.D. draws on decades of experience teaching young children and early childhood professionals, starting with toddlers in the 1980s, followed by PreK-third grade in urban and suburban schools, and as a university lab school director. She has served as a program director, full professor, national validator for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and a site visitor for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Programs (CAEP). She is the author of The Neglected Child: How to Recognize, Respond, and Prevent, Treasure Baskets: Heuristic Learning for Infants and Toddlers, andEnticing Environments for People Under Three, among others.

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