February 2016 ECE webinars

Penn Foster is pleased to offer FREE Early Childhood Webinars to our students and guests! For each live presentation attended, you will receive a certificate to share in your portfolio or to hang in your early childhood classroom/office. Please note that certificates will be given only to those of you that have logged in by clicking on the link sent in the confirmation email. Furthermore, to earn a certificate, you must be logged in for the entire session.

Here are February 2016’s Early Childhood Education webinars.  Follow the links to register for one or all of our free webinars.  All times are Eastern Standard Time.

Thursday, February 2nd @ 8:00PM EST

Topic – Why Children Enjoy Working (Playing) Online

Instructor – Sarah Sprinkel, Guest Speaker

Synopsis – Participants will actively work online with the presenter to achieve the 3 goals and share their online knowledge with one another. 

In this session you will be provided an understanding of how children learn online, learn what happens to a child when they are online, and share techniques for teaching and learning online.

Wednesday, February 17th @ 10:00AM EST

Topic – Four Ways to Connect Schools and Families through Social Media

Instructor – Dr. Tisha Shipley, Guest Speaker

Synopsis – Participants in this session will learn about ways to engage families through a social media presence. In this session, Tisha will share different forms of social media and challenge teachers to use these forms to engage families.

Monday, February 22nd @ 8:00PM EST

Topic – March’s 100 in 50: one Hundred of the Best March-themed Engaging Early Learning Experiences Presented in Fifty Minutes

Instructor – Katie Walsh, ECE Instructor at Penn Foster

Synopsis – Calling all parents, professional caregivers, teachers, librarians, and friends of young children everywhere! Join us for this month's edition of our 100-in-50 webinar series. In this get-ready-for-March session, we examine the many ways to incorporate March themes into your early childhood classroom, library, or home. Experienced teacher, school administrator and Storytime Lady Katie Walsh has done the research for you, and will save you time and effort as she shares tried-and-true ideas for ways to incorporate themes like: Spring, St. Patrick's Day, Down on the Farm, Growing a Garden, and more into your ECE classroom, homeschool or library setting! Pick up a few new ideas, or an entire month's curriculum. Register for one or all twelve of the sessions in this series!

Thursday, February 25th @ 8:00PM EST

Topic – Dr. Seuss Author Study of the Month

Instructor – Katie Walsh, ECE Instructor at Penn Foster

Synopsis – Join us for a very special edition of our "Author Study of the Month" webinar series. In this get-ready-for-March session, we examine the many ways to incorporate beloved author/illustrator Dr. Seuss's books into your early childhood classroom, library, or home. Teacher and Children’s Library Program Coordinator Katie Walsh will share engaging and creative cross-curricular activities and fun story time extensions related to Dr. Seuss's works, and will offer tips about how to easily include an "Author of the Month" into your setting each month. Register for one or all twelve of the "Author of the Month" sessions.