Below are recordings from past webinars and Community of Practice (CoP) meetings. To obtain a pdf copy of a presentation or for information on how you can receive contact hours for viewing these recordings, email Brittany Herrington.
This 30 minute webinar will review research in best practice and Mississippi policy regarding which routines should be included in the learning day and the amount of time spent in each routine. Listeners will leave with a developed-schedule specific to his/her program and/or strategies to take back to his/her program to develop a daily schedule.
This 40 minute pre-recorded webinar provides an overview of the Mississippi plan for implementing PBIS in pre-k classrooms across the state.
This pre-recorded 40 minute webinar will provide resources to teachers and other staff on how to decrease undesired behaviors and increase desired behaviors by offering consistent, simple choices to young children.
This 50 minute pre-recorded webinar provides an overview of the Pyramid Model – Mississippi’s chosen early childhood PBIS model – which is currently being implemented in Mississippi through professional development training and technical assistance.
This 30 minute pre-recorded webinar provides strategies for implementing Tier 2 of the Pyramid Model – targeted social emotional supports. Specific social and emotional skills to teach, how to teach them, and a few strategies to use in teaching them are detailed.
This 40 minute pre-recorded webinar will overview the types of friendship skills and emotions that should be taught in early childhood and will provide multiple strategies for easily embedding their teaching into a curriculum’s already planned thematic units.
This 40 minute pre-recorded webinar will provide information on how to teach the four-step problem-solving process to young children and will include links to free printable visual aids to use in teaching the process.
This link will take you to a listing of 7 separate 1 hour recordings, each on best practices for a learning center. The learning centers available are the writing center, the science center, music and movement, the math center, dramatic play, the block center, and the art center.
This link will take you to a list of 5 separate 1 hour recordings, each on best practices related to supporting the growth and development of young children at home including summer activities, spring activities, social interactions during Covid, self-help skills, and at-home learning supports.
This CoP includes a variety of ideas and recommendations for summer and/or beginning fall instruction offered to young students including distance learning and face-to-face programming. Topics discussed include logistics, curricula, and readiness for the new school year.
This CoP will provide strategies to use in the classrooms as well as to share with families regarding how to teach literacy all day long. Information will be provided on the use of visuals, books, and other forms of print as well as how to integrate literacy with other content areas.
This CoP will provide resources and MDE procedure updates as well as strategies that can assist schools and parents with learning at home We will discuss questions and collaborate together in efforts to help each other help students.
This CoP will provide resources and examples of different ways to engage parents of our youngest learners. The types of information that are crucial to sharing with parents will be discussed.
This CoP will provide information on the types of experiences that use and increase cognitive skills (i.e., play, connecting experiences, making choices, problem-solving) and activities that can be implemented in the classroom or at home to build these skills.
This CoP will provide information on fun experiences that can be incorporated in the classroom to increase executive functioning skills.
This CoP will provide information on the different ways schools in Mississippi currently provide special education (including just speech-language) services to preschool children.
This CoP will overview the relation of communication development to behavior and provide ways to alter language and pair other types of communication with language for better understanding in efforts to decrease inappropriate behaviors.
This CoP will overview the relation of social-emotional development to behavior, provide a list of important social-emotional skills to teach young children, and offer strategies to utilize to assist children who experience underdeveloped or negative social-emotional skills.
This CoP will stress the importance of replacement behaviors in young children, provide a general list of broad replacement behaviors, and guide participants in selecting specific replacement behaviors that meet the needs of individual children.