Are you looking for a dynamic presentation to inform parents and other caregivers, or to open the dialogue between parents and teachers? Look no further! The following popular topics are now available as parent meetings or seminars, and can easily be combined as opportunities for teachers and administrators as well. As you search to fulfill parent education or home-school connection needs, consider the expertise and timeliness associated with professional development and parent education you can trust from
The following seminar topics are currently available for schools or districts to schedule for parents or other caregivers. Additional topics are available upon request. Prices typically start at $1500 for full day seminars and $75 per person for seminars and webinars, but you can save money by “piggy-backing” on a workshop already scheduled in your area! Scroll down for details, or call us for more information: 1-800-369-7709.Ages and Stages of Development: Understanding Child Behavior,
Developmental Discipline: Taming the “Wild Things!”
Participants examine the tenants of effective discipline and its goals to help children develop self control and learn problem solving skills. Participants explore the role of child development in understanding behavior and setting appropriate expectations for each age group. This workshop investigates possible reasons for today’s challenging behavior so that it may be understood and dealt with appropriately.
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Curriculum Development: Planning learning experiences to meet the needs of the whole child
This workshop addresses serious, thoughtful, informed, responsible, state-of-the-art teaching practices. Participants explore the differences between curriculum (the what) and instructional strategies (the how), as well as how to apply this knowledge so that schools can be more student-centered, active, experiential, authentic, democratic, collaborative, rigorous, and challenging.
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Ready for Kindergarten or Ready Kindergarten: What Does It Mean?
Especially good for one-hour parent meetings, topics of discussion include brain growth and cognitive development; gross and fine motor growth; social-emotional development; and language/literacy skills. Participants learn about predictable cycles of development to aid in understanding the whole child. Consideration of curricular demands and behavioral expectations of individual school programs, as well as parental roles, complete the dialogue on school readiness.
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Is PLAY a four-letter word? Balancing the Curriculum in
Today’s Academic Kindergarten
Play, once the distinguishing characteristic between Kindergarten and first grade, is now banned in many Kindergarten classrooms. This seminar, using current brain research, explores how Kindergarten-age children learn, and focuses on how to meet both curricular demands and the needs of children. This seminar provides an excellent opportunity to inform parents about the importance of play in a child’s development.
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Parents as Advocates
Parents know their children best, yet they often do not know where to turn, what to ask, what to expect, what services their community offers, and what constitutes normal child growth, development, and behavior. This session explores the advocacy role of parent(s) or other guardian(s) in the child’s educational process.
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We do not currently have any pre-scheduled parent seminars available, but please call us at 1-800-369-7709 to schedule one in your area, or to sign up for a live webinar on any of the above topics.
Plan a parent or teacher seminar featuring our esteemed National Lecture Staff!
If you are interested in a topic not currently scheduled in your area, call us today to schedule one at your school, and save money by “piggy-backing” on a workshop already scheduled in your area!
Our regularly updated on-line schedules of workshops and seminars show when and where our National Lecture Staff will be presenting around the country. Find a city or area convenient to you, and call us to plan an evening seminar during those same dates, or any duration the day before or day after. By piggy-backing on these pre-arranged dates, you can…
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