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2018 Early Childhood Conference What Is Your Game Plan?
Come be part of a game changing experience and join us for this amazing 2 Day Conference July 16 & 17! July 16- Join us for Dr. Christy Isbell for opening keynote and author of 5 books including Sensory Integration: A Guide for Preschool Teachers: Calm and Focused: Sensory integration techniques to encourage participation from young children who demonstrate challenging behaviors She will discuss the answers to the question we all want to know: "Why Can't He/She Just Sit Still????" The afternoon will also feature sessions by the Amazing Dr. Mike with " Music, Movement and Learning!" July 17- Day 2 Day 2 will be filled with multiple topics in early childhood that will lead you to "Be A Game Changer!" in the field of early childhood education. Featured early childhood topics will include: Early Literacy, Number Sense, Parent Engagement, Observation and Assessment, Vocabulary, Technology, Special Needs, Science, Transitioning and Behavior and Classroom Management.

T-TESS/T-PESS:
Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 1.2: Data and Assessment, Dimension 2.2: Content Knowledge and Expertise, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation, Dimension 3.1: Classroom Environment, Routines and Procedures, Dimension 3.2: Managing Student Behavior, Dimension 3.3: Classroom Culture; Standard 1 - Instructional Leadership

Day 1, Session I (Required)
(Monday, July 16, 2018 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM)
Session ID: 168356
Day 1 Dr. Christy Isbell Calm & Focused: Sensory Integration techniques to encourage participation from young children who demonstrate challenging behaviors
Seats Filled: 235 / 400
Fee: $20.00
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (A & B)

Important Breakout Information:
Come be part of a game changing experience and join us for this amazing 2 Day Conference July 16 & 17! July 16- Join us for Dr. Christy Isbell for opening keynote and author of 5 books including Sensory Integration: A Guide for Preschool Teachers: Calm and Focused: Sensory integration techniques to encourage participation from young children who demonstrate challenging behaviors She will discuss the answers to the question we all want to know: "Why Can't He/She Just Sit Still????" The afternoon will also feature sessions by the Amazing Dr. Mike with " Music, Movement and Learning!" July 17- Day 2 Day 2 will be filled with multiple topics in early childhood that will lead you to "Be A Game Changer!" in the field of early childhood education. Featured early childhood topics will include: Early Literacy, Number Sense, Parent Engagement, Observation and Assessment, Vocabulary, Technology, Special Needs, Science, Transitioning and Behavior and Classroom Management.
Day 1, Session II (Choose One) (Required)
(Monday, July 16, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM)
Session ID: 168385
Day 1 Dr. Mike Music, Movement and Learning
Seats Filled: 141 / 200
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Walker Auditorium

Important Breakout Information:
Music and movement experiences during the early years are necessary for developing brains. Singing, chanting, gestures, rhythm patterns, and physical movement develop strong connections in young children. In addition, these meaningful experiences develop school readiness skills, while addressing developmental domains and promoting literacy and science knowledge.
Session ID: 168387
Day 1 Dr. Christy Isbell Creating Positive Inclusive Environments for Young Children
Seats Filled: 95 / 200
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (A & B)

Important Breakout Information:
Creating Positive Inclusive Environments for Young Children Participants in this session will learn about environments that work effectively in inclusive early childhood settings. Gain a new perspective on the environments’ impact on young children’s learning from a sensory integration perspective. Suggestions for practical, evidence-based ways to modify the environment and help children be more actively engaged in the learning process will also be described.
Day 1, Session III (Choose One) (Required)
(Monday, July 16, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM)
Session ID: 168386
Day 1 Dr. Mike Music, Movement and Learning
Seats Filled: 102 / 200
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Walker Auditorium

Important Breakout Information:
Music and movement experiences during the early years are necessary for developing brains. Singing, chanting, gestures, rhythm patterns, and physical movement develop strong connections in young children. In addition, these meaningful experiences develop school readiness skills, while addressing developmental domains and promoting literacy and science knowledge.
Session ID: 168391
Day 1 Dr. Christy Isbell Creating Positive Inclusive Environments for Young Children
Seats Filled: 135 / 200
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (A & B)

Important Breakout Information:
Creating Positive Inclusive Environments for Young Children Participants in this session will learn about environments that work effectively in inclusive early childhood settings. Gain a new perspective on the environments’ impact on young children’s learning from a sensory integration perspective. Suggestions for practical, evidence-based ways to modify the environment and help children be more actively engaged in the learning process will also be described.
Day 2, Session I (Choose One) (Required)
(Tuesday, July 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM)
Session ID: 168803
Early Childhood and Technology to Infinity and Beyond!
Seats Filled: 47 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 103

Important Breakout Information:
This session will address how to utilize technology in the early childhood classroom. Ms. Sprinkle will discuss the most up to date apps and websites for teachers to access for working with their students.
Session ID: 170179
The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills
Seats Filled: 48 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 216

Important Breakout Information:
Join Lisa Knipling and learn how to use The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills. During this session you will look at seven social emotional skills, the value behind them and tools to implement into your classroom. You will leave with a new outlook on the upcoming school year! "Social emotional learning is fundamental not only to children's social and emotional development, but also to their health, ethical development, citizenship, motivation to achieve and academic learning.
This session is full.
Session ID: 170359
It All Starts With A Story
Seats Filled: 34 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (A)

Important Breakout Information:
Join this session to add strategies to your playbook to actively engage every learning style through the magic of literacy.
Session ID: 170388
Potty Train Like a Champion!
Seats Filled: 16 / 40
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 124

Important Breakout Information:
This session will provide information on potty training children who are delayed potty trainees or with children who have special needs. The method outlined is a positive practice, adapted from the Azrin Foxx procedure. This research based strategy has been replicated successfully with children of all ages! Join us to learn how to potty train like a champion!
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170412
Get Your Game On! using Transitions
Seats Filled: 44 / 60
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Room 11

Important Breakout Information:
You spend 20%-30% of your school day doing this...what is it? TRANSITIONING!!! Come reflect on the effectiveness of your classroom transitions and earn how to maximize your STUDENTS' LEARNING, THEIR INDEPENDENCE and YOUR SANITY!
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170425
Let's Play Math...It's As Easy As 1,2,3
Seats Filled: 27 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (B)

Important Breakout Information:
Stock up on great activities for fostering math game plans in numeracy as well as building important spatial skills. The fun and engaging strategies can be used year-round as your children develop the early math concepts and skills that are crucial to future achievement.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170444
Quality Notes: The Winning Game Piece
Seats Filled: 6 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 203

Important Breakout Information:
This Session will help you learn about different methods of observations that can be used to individually, or in combination to help teachers understand, analyze, a plan what children are saying, doing and learning in their classroom.
Session ID: 170489
Fun STEM Activities You can Design on a Dime
Seats Filled: 15 / 85
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Alcorn Auditorium

Important Breakout Information:
Awesome STEM projects don’t have to be expensive! Join us as we look at some preschool STEM activities that will keep little ones busy and teach them the basics of STEM they’ll need to succeed later in life.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 2, Session II (Choose One) (Required)
(Tuesday, July 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM)
Session ID: 168804
Early Childhood and Technology to Infinity and Beyond!
Seats Filled: 45 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 103

Important Breakout Information:
This session will address how to utilize technology in the early childhood classroom. Ms. Sprinkle will discuss the most up to date apps and websites for teachers to access for working with their students.
Session ID: 170201
The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills
Seats Filled: 48 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 216

Important Breakout Information:
Join Lisa Knipling and learn how to use The Powers of Seven Social Emotional skills. During this session you will look at seven social emotional skills, the value behind them and tools to implement into your classroom. You will leave with a new outlook on the upcoming school year! "Social Emotional learning is fundamental not only to children's social and emotional development, but also to their health, ethical development, citizenship, motivation to achieve, and academic learning."-CASEL, 2005;Elias et al, 1997"
This session is full.
Session ID: 170370
It All Starts With A Story
Seats Filled: 52 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (A)

Important Breakout Information:
Join this session to add strategies to your playbook to actively engage every learning style through the magic of literacy.
Session ID: 170394
Potty Train Like a Champion!
Seats Filled: 6 / 40
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 124

Important Breakout Information:
This session will provide information on potty training children who are delayed potty trainees or with children who have special needs. The method outlined is a positive practice, adapted from the Azrin Foxx procedure. This research based strategy has been replicated successfully with children of all ages! Join us to learn how to potty train like a champion!
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170416
Get Your Game On! using Transitions
Seats Filled: 27 / 60
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Room 11

Important Breakout Information:
You spend 20%-30% of your school day doing this...what is it? TRANSITIONING!!! Come reflect on the effectiveness of your classroom transitions and earn how to maximize your STUDENTS' LEARNING, THEIR INDEPENDENCE and YOUR SANITY!
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170426
Let's Play Math...It's As Easy As 1,2,3
Seats Filled: 37 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (B)

Important Breakout Information:
Stock up on great activities for fostering math game plans in numeracy as well as building important spatial skills. The fun and engaging strategies can be used year-round as your children develop the early math concepts and skills that are crucial to future achievement.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170460
Quality Notes: The Winning Game Piece
Seats Filled: 9 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 203

Important Breakout Information:
This Session will help you learn about different methods of observations that can be used to individually, or in combination to help teachers understand, analyze, a plan what children are saying, doing and learning in their classroom.
Session ID: 170495
Fun STEM Activities You can Design on a Dime
Seats Filled: 13 / 85
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Alcorn Auditorium

Important Breakout Information:
Awesome STEM projects don’t have to be expensive! Join us as we look at some preschool STEM activities that will keep little ones busy and teach them the basics of STEM they’ll need to succeed later in life.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 2, Session III (Choose One) (Required)
(Tuesday, July 17, 2018 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM)
Session ID: 168805
Early Childhood and Technology to Infinity and Beyond!
Seats Filled: 37 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 103

Important Breakout Information:
This session will address how to utilize technology in the early childhood classroom. Ms. Sprinkle will discuss the most up to date apps and websites for teachers to access for working with their students.
Session ID: 170202
The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills
Seats Filled: 23 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 216

Important Breakout Information:
Join Lisa Knipling and learn how to use The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills. During this session you will look at seven social emotional skills, the value behind them and tools to implement into your classroom. You will leave with a new outlook on the upcoming school year! "Social emotional learning is fundamental not only to children's social and emotional development, but also to their health, ethical development, citizenship, motivation to achieve and academic learning.
Session ID: 170342
Building What? Oracy?
Seats Filled: 26 / 40
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 124

Important Breakout Information:
This session will focus on oracy development for the English learner (which includes ALL children) in early childhood classrooms.
Session ID: 170343
It All Starts With A Story
Seats Filled: 21 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (A)

Important Breakout Information:
Join this session to add strategies to your playbook to actively engage every learning style through the magic of literacy.
Session ID: 170417
Get Your Game On! Using Transitions
Seats Filled: 59 / 60
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Room 11

Important Breakout Information:
You spend 20%-30% of your school day doing this...what is it? TRANSITIONING!!! Come reflect on the effectiveness of your classroom transitions and earn how to maximize your STUDENTS' LEARNING, THEIR INDEPENDENCE and YOUR SANITY!
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170429
Let's Play Math...It's As Easy As 1,2,3
Seats Filled: 25 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (B)

Important Breakout Information:
Stock up on great activities for fostering math game plans in numeracy as well as building important spatial skills. The fun and engaging strategies can be used year-round as your children develop the early math concepts and skills that are crucial to future achievement.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170464
Quality Notes: The Winning Game Piece
Seats Filled: 27 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 203

Important Breakout Information:
This Session will help you learn about different methods of observations that can be used to individually, or in combination to help teachers understand, analyze, a plan what children are saying, doing and learning in their classroom.
Session ID: 170504
Fun STEM Activities You can Design on a Dime
Seats Filled: 19 / 85
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Alcorn Auditorium

Important Breakout Information:
Awesome STEM projects don’t have to be expensive! Join us as we look at some preschool STEM activities that will keep little ones busy and teach them the basics of STEM they’ll need to succeed later in life.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 2, Session IV (Choose One) (Required)
(Tuesday, July 17, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM)
Session ID: 168809
Early Childhood and Technology to Infinity and Beyond!
Seats Filled: 15 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 103

Important Breakout Information:
This session will address how to utilize technology in the early childhood classroom. Ms. Sprinkle will discuss the most up to date apps and websites for teachers to access for working with their students.
Session ID: 170206
The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills
Seats Filled: 22 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 216

Important Breakout Information:
Join Lisa Knipling and learn how to use The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills. During this session you will look at seven social emotional skills, the value behind them and tools to implement into your classroom. You will leave with a new outlook on the upcoming school year! "Social emotional learning is fundamental not only to children's social and emotional development, but also to their health, ethical development, citizenship, motivation to achieve and academic learning.
Session ID: 170345
Building What? Oracy?
Seats Filled: 19 / 40
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 124

Important Breakout Information:
This session will focus on oracy development for the English learner (which includes ALL children) in early childhood classrooms.
Session ID: 170395
It All Starts With A Story
Seats Filled: 38 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (A)

Important Breakout Information:
Join this session to add strategies to your playbook to actively engage every learning style through the magic of literacy.
Session ID: 170420
Get Your Game On! using Transitions
Seats Filled: 32 / 60
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Room 11

Important Breakout Information:
You spend 20%-30% of your school day doing this...what is it? TRANSITIONING!!! Come reflect on the effectiveness of your classroom transitions and earn how to maximize your STUDENTS' LEARNING, THEIR INDEPENDENCE and YOUR SANITY!
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170441
Let's Play Math...It's As Easy As 1,2,3
Seats Filled: 62 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (B)

Important Breakout Information:
Stock up on great activities for fostering math game plans in numeracy as well as building important spatial skills. The fun and engaging strategies can be used year-round as your children develop the early math concepts and skills that are crucial to future achievement.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170466
Quality Notes: The Winning Game Piece
Seats Filled: 22 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 203

Important Breakout Information:
This Session will help you learn about different methods of observations that can be used to individually, or in combination to help teachers understand, analyze, a plan what children are saying, doing and learning in their classroom.
Session ID: 170509
Fun STEM Activities You can Design on a Dime
Seats Filled: 27 / 85
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Alcorn Auditorium

Important Breakout Information:
Awesome STEM projects don’t have to be expensive! Join us as we look at some preschool STEM activities that will keep little ones busy and teach them the basics of STEM they’ll need to succeed later in life.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 2, Session V (Choose One) (Required)
(Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM)
Session ID: 168812
Early Childhood and Technology to Infinity and Beyond!
Seats Filled: 19 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 103

Important Breakout Information:
This session will address how to utilize technology in the early childhood classroom. Ms. Sprinkle will discuss the most up to date apps and websites for teachers to access for working with their students.
Session ID: 170207
The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills
Seats Filled: 11 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 216

Important Breakout Information:
Join Lisa Knipling and learn how to use The Powers of Seven Social Emotional Skills. During this session you will look at seven social emotional skills, the value behind them and tools to implement into your classroom. You will leave with a new outlook on the upcoming school year! "Social emotional learning is fundamental not only to children's social and emotional development, but also to their health, ethical development, citizenship, motivation to achieve and academic learning.
Session ID: 170347
Building What? Oracy?
Seats Filled: 26 / 40
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 124

Important Breakout Information:
This session will focus on oracy development for the English learner (which includes ALL children) in early childhood classrooms.
Session ID: 170403
It All Starts With A Story
Seats Filled: 24 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (A)

Important Breakout Information:
Join this session to add strategies to your playbook to actively engage every learning style through the magic of literacy.
Session ID: 170421
Get Your Game On! using Transitions
Seats Filled: 36 / 60
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Room 11

Important Breakout Information:
You spend 20%-30% of your school day doing this...what is it? TRANSITIONING!!! Come reflect on the effectiveness of your classroom transitions and earn how to maximize your STUDENTS' LEARNING, THEIR INDEPENDENCE and YOUR SANITY!
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170443
Let's Play Math...It's As Easy As 1,2,3
Seats Filled: 25 / 100
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - North Multipurpose (B)

Important Breakout Information:
Stock up on great activities for fostering math game plans in numeracy as well as building important spatial skills. The fun and engaging strategies can be used year-round as your children develop the early math concepts and skills that are crucial to future achievement.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 170470
Quality Notes: The Winning Game Piece
Seats Filled: 20 / 48
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Room 203

Important Breakout Information:
This Session will help you learn about different methods of observations that can be used to individually, or in combination to help teachers understand, analyze, a plan what children are saying, doing and learning in their classroom.
Session ID: 170516
Fun STEM Activities You can Design on a Dime
Seats Filled: 76 / 85
Location:University of Houston - Victoria, UHV - West Alcorn Auditorium

Important Breakout Information:
Awesome STEM projects don’t have to be expensive! Join us as we look at some preschool STEM activities that will keep little ones busy and teach them the basics of STEM they’ll need to succeed later in life.
Registration for this session has ended


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