Developing cognitive skills and enhancing relationships for academic success
This workshop will provide participants with a roadmap for helping students develop thinking skills and
intrinsic motivation. Participants will also develop learning experiences that can be used immediately.
The workshop provides an outline of the essential components of each day of a preschool program.
Participants will gain an understanding of meaningful mediation and the types of experiences that
develop cognitive skills, as well as how to investigate the essential components of mutually beneficial
relationships and strategies for building these relationships with students and parents. Participants
will learn to use the adult voice, conduct conferences with parents, and implement strategies that
demonstrate insistence, high expectations, and support for students and parents.
Topics will include:
- Relationship building
- Readiness skills
- Making choices
- Impulsivity control
- Learning hidden rules
- Future stories
- The results of effort
- Planning skills
- Observation skills
- Organizing space
- Keeping time
- Sorting skills
- Procedures/procedural self-talk
Audience: Recommended for pre-K, kindergarten, Head Start teachers, and special education teachers.
Audience Size: Limited to 200 participants.
Needs/issues/problems addressed in this workshop:
- Early childhood
Call (800) 424-9484 or email us with questions or to book this workshop.