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Practicing Gratitude in Early Childhood

Saturday, March 24 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Presenters: Vanessa Callaghan, Judi Bauerlein

Target Audience: Early Childhood

In this workshop, you’ll examine the benefits of gratitude practice in the First Plane of Development, learn what research says about teaching students to think gratefully, and try out several gratitude activities for the peace curriculum, including songs, poems, and role-plays. Discover how to strengthen the culture of gratitude in your classroom and prepare each child for a meaningful, gracious life full of wonder and kindness.

About the Presenters

Vanessa Callaghan

Vanessa Callaghan, MEd, is an educational consultant, author, and researcher based in El Cerrito, CA. AMS-credentialed (Early Childhood, Elementary I).

Judi Bauerlein

Judi Bauerlein, MEd, is a Montessori teacher educator and consultant. A former president of the AMS Board of Directors, she was the AMS 2010 Living Legacy. AMS-credentialed (Early Childhood, Elementary I–II).

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