Monthly Educator Trainings with Tandem 2019-2020

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Mission Dolores Academy auditorium

3371 16th St.

San Francisco, CA 94114

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Join us every third Thursday of the month from Sept 2019 to May 2020 for fun interactive ECE traininings.
SF early childhood educators are welcome to attend any or all of the workshops. Free dinner and classroom books will be provided.

BIG THANK YOU to Children's Council SF for co-sponsoring and hosting these trainings.

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9/19/2019
Early Language and the Growing Brain (BRAIN 101)
English and 廣東話
Take a look at how interactions with adults actively build children's brains and practice specific interactive Read Aloud strategies that support early development.

10/17/2019
The Neuroscience of Storytelling (BRAIN 102)
English only
In this workshop we will examine 3 different ways that brains respond to storytelling (Building neural pathways, Activating Mirror Neurons, Releasing Dopamine) and discover how each of those responses leads to kindergarten readiness.

11/21/2019
The Multilingual Classroom
English and 廣東話
Identify common myths and truths of language development in bilingual children and practice strategies for supporting children and families from diverse backgrounds in our classrooms.

12/19/2019
Cultivating Creativity
English Only
Join us as we share and practice songs and dynamic movement games for the classroom that support students’ development not only in early literacy, but in a number of learning areas that are vital for kindergarten readiness.

1/16/2020
Building on Play: Authentic Assessment
English and 廣東話
Join us as we explore the value of free play and practice using a DRDP-based observation tool to support using unstructured time to inform individual assessments.

2/20/2020
Making Math Meaningful
English Only
A hands on exploration of how to spark a love of early math. We will discuss the five math preschool learning foundations through fun math activities that educators can easily implement in your preschool class.

3/19/2020
Building Literacy Rich Environments
English and 廣東話
Learn how to build your students’ literacy skills all day long, not just during storytime. We will share and practice a variety of word games, rhyming songs, and hands-on activities geared specifically toward developing early literacy without a book.

4/16/2020
NEW Phonological Awareness 1.0 (PHON 101)
English Only
Detailed description to come by Jan 2020

5/21/2020
NEW
Phonological Awareness 2.0 (PHON 102)
English Only
Detailed description to come by Jan 2020

Questions? Please contact Kelsey Gottschalk: kelsey@tandembayarea.org.

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Mission Dolores Academy auditorium

3371 16th St.

San Francisco, CA 94114

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