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5. Early Childhood Session [clear filter]
Thursday, September 12
 

10:15am CDT

Classroom Routines and Embedding Instruction Across the Early Childhood Day
Using embedded instruction across the day can significantly increases the intensity of instruction on targeted objectives.  This session will outline how teachers can organize their schedule to include the use of consistent routines within routines within routines and how instructional objectives can be embedded into routines to maximize instructional opportunities across the day in early childhood settings.

Speakers


Thursday September 12, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Oak

10:15am CDT

DigiLit: Integrating Digital Texts and Tools in Literacy Instruction to Promote Children’s Comprehension and Vocabulary Learning (PreK-2)
This session will guide participants to integrate digital texts and tools in literacy instruction to promote children’s comprehension and vocabulary learning (preK-2). First, the DigiLit Framework, which guides digital text/tool selection and integration, will be presented. Then, examples of how specific digital texts and tools can be used to transform comprehension and vocabulary instruction will be provided. Finally, participants will practice selecting digital text/tools to meet their classroom needs, and plan to integrate those into their literacy instruction to promote comprehension and vocabulary learning. These selections and plans will be shared and discussed. Feedback will be provided.

Speakers


Thursday September 12, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Osage

10:15am CDT

Playing to Learn: Games Help Young Children Develop Math Thinking
Too often, we associate math with "problems." As it turns out, there are many games that are terrific for helping young children think about number in new ways. In this session, you will get a chance to try out some of the most powerful games for early numbers sense and work with colleagues to plan for their use.

Speakers


Thursday September 12, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Walnut