Hungry Minds: Unleashing Curiosity & Creativity in Your Preschool Classroom
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 Hungry Minds:

Unleashing Curiosity & Creativity in your Preschool Classroom


How does curiosity shape how we learn and grow?

How can educators tap into a child’s natural curiosity to foster lifelong learning?

We’ll look at a child’s need to explore the world around him by examining groundbreaking research in curiosity and wonder. You’ll hear practical ideas and recommendations on how to foster curiosity among children in your early childhood classroom. Learn how personalized learning, enriched environments, games, and books can help you develop curious young minds.

Learning Outcomes – Participants will:

  • Explore how to create rich opportunities to encourage curiosity and creativity for ALL learners
  • Discover the importance of active music, active bodies, active brains in the preschool classroom
  • Learn practical and engaging strategies and games to promote play throughout the day
  • Discover innovative ways to get children actively involved in circle time, lessons, dramatic play and much more!
  • Experience exciting ways to create a positive classroom for learning!

 


 About the Presenter: Dr Kathy Perez

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St Marys College

Dr. Kathy Perez, an international consultant, presenter, teacher, instructional coach, administrator and author has worked with students from preschoolers to university graduates. Dr. Kathy is Professor Emerita at Saint Mary’s College of California.  She has extensive teaching experience as a general and special educator, literacy/ESL coach, and curriculum/staff development coordinator.

Teachers from all grade levels and subject areas rave about Kathy Perez’s dynamic approach to teaching. Her innovative and interactive workshops are loaded with teacher-tested materials and activities you can use immediately and share with others. Kathy provides a lively and informative day of hands-on and minds-on learning.  Participants learn from an experienced and informed educator who knows first-hand the daily instructional challenges of classroom teachers. Her enthusiasm is infectious!

Dr. Kathy has worked extensively with teachers, administrators and parents throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Qatar, Brazil, Britain, Colombia, Caribbean, Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Her best-selling books include: More Than 100+ Brain-Friendly Tools and Strategies for Literacy! (Corwin Press), Co-Teaching Book of Lists:  A Practical Guide for Teachers (Jossey-Bass); The New Inclusion:  Differentiated Strategies to Engage ALL Students!  (Teacher College Press, 2013) and her latest: 200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading (Solution Tree, 2016).


 

Registration Details

Topic: Hungry Minds: Unleashing Curiosity & Creativity in your Preschool Classroom

Presenter: Dr Kathy Perez

Date: 18 - 19 March 2021

Time: 9.00 am to 12.00 pm Singapore Time GMT+8

Mode of Delivery: via Zoom

Closing Date: Friday 5 March 2021

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Workshop Fee: S$120.00 per participant. Fees are subject to GST.

The first 30 ECDA-certified educators (at least LON L2) who register for the workshop will be eligible for ECDA subsidy. Subsidized Fee payable by Participant’s School/Organisation is S$56.40 (includes GST of S$8.40). Participant's NRIC is required for ECDA verification of LON.

Other Information: Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis. No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.

School/Cluster-Based Workshop Registration
Please contact Joseph Loy by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or tel: 6363 0330 on the cost of conducting the workshop.