There's a Monster in My Closet: Identifying Fears Phobias and Anxiety in Preschoolers
Wednesday January 20, 2021
6-9pm 2hrs CUR 1hr SN $10
Participants will distinguish the difference between fears, phobias and anxiety. Identify strategies, games and activities to help young children learn to cope with anxiety. Recognize important triggers and signs to be able to assist children in coping with stress.
Supporting High Level Play
Wednesday January 27th, 2021
6:30-8:30pm 2hrs CD $10
Childcare professionals will identify the characteristics of high level play, the importance of play-based learning, and the role of the teacher in facilitating play in the preschool and school age setting. They will also review strategies that support play based learning opportunities and environments for children.
Celebrating and Valuing Diversity
Tuesday February 16, 2021
6-9pm 3hrs CUR $20
Building positive identities and a respect for differences means weaving diversity into the fabric of children's everyday lives. Through intentional practices in the childcare program and partnerships with families, early childhood educators can lay a foundation for children to celebrate and value diversity. Educating children to respect and value people regardless of the color of their skin, their traditions, or the language they speak also empowers them to be proud of their unique personality, culture, and abilities.
Little People, Big Emotions: Building Emotional Literacy in Young Children
Thursday February 25, 2021
6-9pm 3hrs COM $20
Understanding emotions is the foundation of emotional literacy for young children. By identifying various emotions in themselves, children are able to understand the world around them and develop self-regulation skills as they mature. Children with a strong ability to identify emotions will have more successful relationships and friendships. In this workshop, participants will learn various strategies to teach children to identify and understand emotions.
LiteBrite, LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality of education and assistance to the early childhood community. It is our goal to support early learning professionals with skillful, engaging practices which foster exemplary quality care and cognitive development in children. It is our mission to be at the forefront of educating early childhood professionals by partnering and promoting the initiatives supported by MSDE. The core principles of the foundation to which we strive to uphold are parallel to the expectations the state of Maryland seeks in creating an exceptional early care community.
A Note from LiteBrite:
In these unprecedented times, LiteBrite is working hard to continue to offer quality Professional Development trainings for the Early Childhood community. We are pleased to announce that we are now offering many workshops from our course library VIRTUALLY!!! Look for the virtual icon next to the title!