Circle Time: Facilitating Group Learning

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Date: Friday, August 2, 2013

Course #: W734

Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Cost: $150

Credit Available: 0.5 CEUs; 5 CPDUs

Description:

Participants in this workshop will explore various instructional formats that enhance and encourage group learning for children up to eight years-old. An overview of how the brain learns will inform the workshop’s discussion, as well as an exploration of fun strategies and activities to make circle time more effective.

Instructors:

Angela Searcy, M.S., DT

Angela Searcy M.S., DT, holds a master’s degree in early childhood development from Erikson Institute, with a specialization in infant studies and a credential in developmental therapy. Searcy is a Diversifying in Higher Education in Illinois Fellow at Argosy University in the Doctor of Education Program. Searcy is the owner and founder of Simple Solutions Educational Services, has over 20 years of experience in the field of education, is an approved professional development provider by the Illinois State Board of Education, and an educational consultant for the Multisensory Training Institute (MTI), Lakeshore Learning, and Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) at Vanderbilt University. Angela is also an adjunct professor at Rasmussen College. A former associate at the Neuropsychology Diagnostic Center in Orland Park, Illinois, Searcy has specialized training in neuroscience.

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