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Early Childhood Investigations

Join Gryphon House author Peggy Ashbrook as she leads this FREE webinar, "Early Learning Science Inquiry is  Journey (Not a Series of Unrelated Activitie): Learning from the research." The webinar is part of the Early Childhood Investigations webinar series and is sponsored by Connect4Learning, the prekindergarten curriculum.

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Upcoming Events

Nature-Based Preschool National Conference

St. Paul, MN

Aug. 15, 2016 ‐ 4:30 pm

Gryphon House author Ruth Wilson will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 Nature Preschool Conference in St. Paul, MN. The conference takes place Aug. 15-17.

Intentional Curriculum Implementation - Free Webinar

Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Aug. 17, 2016 ‐ 2:00 pm

Implementing curriculum takes time and support. The session will provide some simple strategies directors’ can do to support the growth and intentionality of their staff. Supporting teachers is more than a drive by at the beginning of the day, it requires intentional observations and feedback.

Transition Activities to Build Young Brains - Webinar

Aug. 23, 2016 ‐ 4:00 pm

Ellen Booth Church moves beyond the standard transition activities to create innovative transitions that build brains and create community.

Great Beginnings Infant/Toddler Conference

Morganton, WV

Sep. 15, 2016 ‐ 1:43 pm

Dr. Alice Sterling Honig will be the keynote speaker at the West Virginia Great Beginnings Infant/Toddler Conference. Her topic will be "The Power of Secure Attachments in Early Emotional Relationships."

NCAEYC Annual Conference 2016

Raleigh, N.C.

Sep. 16, 2016 ‐ 8:00 am

Gryphon House author Rae Pica will be the keynote speaker at the annual NCAEYC conference Sept. 16 in Raleigh, N.C.

Playing with STEM - Webinar

Sep. 19, 2016 ‐ 2:00 pm

In this webinar, Deirdre Englehart, author of STEM Play: Integrating Inquiry into Learning, will describe several ways to integrate STEM learning into classroom centers using themes.

Your Natural Playscape - Webinar

Sep. 26, 2016 ‐ 2:00 pm

Playscape designer Rusty Keeler will lead us in an exploration of how to reconnect children to nature through play. With colorful examples from around the globe, Rusty will discuss how to design spaces that stimulate the senses and tickle the imagination.

IAAEYC Institute 2016

Altoona, IA

Oct. 01, 2016 ‐ 8:00 am

Gryphon House author Rae Pica will be keynoting at the fall Iowa AEYC Early Childcare and Education Institute in Altoona, IA.

Texas AEYC

Dallas, TX

Oct. 22, 2016 ‐ 8:00 am

Gryphon House authors Kay Albrecht, Robert A. Williams and Mary Jo Huff will be presenting at this year's annual TXAEYC in Dallas.

Jump Into Learning - Webinar

Early Learning Book Chats

Oct. 26, 2016 ‐ 2:00 pm

In this webinar, Rae Pica will lead an exploration of activities that combine children’s love of movement and play with meaningful and long-lasting educational experiences in literacy, math, and science.