Posts tagged indianapolis
Posts tagged indianapolis
By Deb Pierce, PDI NAEYC Conference, Indy 2012
**CDA (child development associate credential) started in 1971, and in 1985 NAEYC started managing it
CDA is offered in 18 languages
50 states recognize it
over 20,000 applicants per year
300,000 CDA recipients
12,000 renewals per year
Teaching Friends: Vygotsky and Paley on how young children learn from each other and their teacher.
Presented by Gillian McNamee, June 12, 2012, Indy NAEYC PDI
Friendships, relationships, trust, kindess, respect and listening effect academic performance.
She wants to focus on the part of learning that depends on and thrives when children are learning with and from each other.
Learning Communities, Mind in the Making, Executive function (EF) skills are essential to America’s present and future
Ellen Galinksy and a panel, June 12, 2012, PDI, Indy
“Students and job applicants don’t have the ex functioning skills to really be able to function in today’s workplace.” - Cecilia Rouse, Princeton
Tuesday June 12, 2012, PDI Indy, Panel Presentation
Research for the people? Innovations in bringing research to practice and policy.
How do we bring research to practice and policy? Kyle wants to get the data out of the air and into the hands of folks who need to use it.
Research needs to be translated to make it accessible
Research need NOT be watered down, must retain accuracy & credibility
Need to have a wide range of delivery vehicles for said information
last session of the day on June 11, 2011 PDI NAEYC Indianapolis, IN
In a nutshell:
They had the teachers complete a survey of how/what they thought they were doing in the classroom.
Then the teachers were observed using the CLASS tool and SNAPSHOT tool.
BIG DISCONNECT between what they think they’re doing and what they really are doing…
After lunch session June 11, 2012, PDI Conference, Indy
Basic principles: Respect of children and families and what they bring to the classroom
Images of child
Group Activity: at table we used natural materials to design our image of the child
Supporting Early Childhood Leadership in your Affiliate
Presented by various members of the IOWA AEYC board, June 11, 2012
Beyond what is a GOOD leader – what does our association need??
Why does our field need leaders?
What are the current challenges?
What are our CRISIS ISSUES?
Harnessing the Power of Inquiry Based Learning Through Block Play
Monday June 11, 2012, NAEYC PDI Conference, Dr. Marta Collier, presenter
Montessori said we are hostesses
But you don’t know what your guests need if you are not paying attention
How do you feel when you go to the store and the product you need is out of stock? Not there? How do you feel when there is a literal road block to getting where you need to go?
Why do we insist on taking down the block structures right away?
Why it is critical to have male teachers in #ece
NAEYC PDI Conference
Presenter is Sam Williams (Tampa, FL) Sunday June 10, 2012
What is holding us back from having more men in ece?
NAEYC PDI Institute, Indianapolis, IN. Sunday June 10, 2012
Alfred Osborne is the speaker - tweeted using #naeycinst and #openingplenary
There has to be an idea bigger than where we are.
You need to create a culture of leaders in your organization.
Leaders support innovation and welcome change as an opportunity to test limits.
Gretzky – willing to go where the puck is GOING, not where it is.
Are you prepared to do a lot of skating??