Teaching to the Brain:
Brain Development Principles

5 hours

We've all heard of teaching to the test, and we all know that this strategy has no long-term success for children. Instead, let's "teach to the brain"...use what we know about how the brain develops to influence what we do in our classrooms.

The Psychology Behind

4.5 hours

This training is a must have for all teachers and parents of young children. This unique workshop blends the worlds of psychology and early childhood to help you understand why children (and adults) behave the way they do. You'll walk away with practical strategies.

Creating Neural Pathways
for Literacy

2.5 hours

This workshop explores how the neural pathways for reading are constructed, the role of vocabulary, phonics, and handwriting in reading instruction, and practical strategies for the preschool classroom that support these research findings.

Equity, Equality, Diversity, Oh My!
Social Justice Principles in ECE

2 hours

Learn about the concepts of social justice, privilege, what a single story is, how to avoid it, and how to avoid a tourist-y approach to diversity. Only by understanding all of these concepts can we truly provide an equitable experience for all children.

The Quest
for Empathy

2 hours

We have to understand empathy in order to help children develop it. This workshop will explore what empathy is, the types of empathy, how it is different from sympathy, roadblocks to empathy, and some classroom strategies to promote empathy.

State Approved Courses

Courses are currently approved in the following states:
Hawaii; Indiana; Kentucky; Michigan, North Carolina; Ohio (Ohio Approved for SUTQ)