This engaging series of trainings dive into content from the eCIRCLE Infant & Toddler Teacher Training: Play with Me! courses. Sessions in the series provide specific instructional strategies targeting infant and toddler development. In these face-to-face trainings, teachers experience strategies in action through video examples of real caregivers and children. Teachers participate in interactive exercises related to infant and toddler language, literacy, and social-emotional development, as well as best practices in responsive caregiving and using developmental checklists.
Trainings in this series are available individually or in combination. Session titles and descriptions include:
• Talk with Me: Promoting Early Language Development: Session includes language-building and eliciting strategies such as labeling, describing, narrating, and encouraging conversation.
• Read with Me: Promoting Early Literacy Development: Session includes strategies for promoting interest in books and a motivation to read, as well as using rhyme, rhythm, and props to enrich literacy experiences.
• Connect with Me: Supporting Early Social-Emotional Skills and Self-Regulation: Session includes strategies for promoting early emotion recognition, self-regulation, and relationships with others.