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Science Activities for Toddlers

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (ET)

Presenters: Julie Eskenazi 
For: Infant and Toddler Teachers

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Price

Live Webinar

Individuals (Certificate of Continuing Professional Development for 1 person)
$45/AMS member
$65/non-member

Organizations (Unlimited participants at 1 computer; CPD certificates for up to 20 persons)
$175/AMS member organization
$225/non-member organizations

Registration closes at 4:00 PM on the day of the webinar. Registration fees are non-refundable. If you register and then cancel, we will be happy to credit your payment toward another webinar of your choice. Credits may not be used toward the cost of on-demand webinars.

On-Demand Webinar

After the live webinar airs, the presentation will be made available for a 30-day rental via Vimeo On Demand, allowing you to view the webinar at any time, as often as you would like, within your rental period. Please note: the on-demand webinar is not included with registration to the live webinar; it must be purchased separately.

$55/individual (Certificate of Continuing Professional Development for 1 person)
$200/group (CPD certificates for up to 20 persons)

Overview

In this webinar, we will discuss how to infuse science into the Toddler classroom through the indoor and outdoor environment. Children of this age have an unconscious absorbent mind. They are in a sensitive period for movement, language and order. Introducing the child of this age to science activities is appropriate and necessary, not to mention delightful! By offering and exposing the child to the richness of the natural world, we prepare them to be future stewards of the earth.

This webinar will include a discussion of the characteristics of the children we serve. Examples of Practical Life activities in which children care for plants and animals, and Language activities that children use to identify and learn the names of plants and animals within their environments. Plus ideas for creating materials for your own classroom.

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand how children ages 18-36 months learn and interact with science materials
  • Understand how to incorporate science curriculum and materials into the classroom environment
  • Generate their own ideas on how to create science materials into their classrooms

Julie Eskenazi, is the lead directress at the Montessori Academy of Chicago in IL. AMS-credentialed (Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood).

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