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The Science of Early Child Development Initiative

A Full Day Seminar for early childhood instructors, program supervisors and early childhood educators

June 13, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: George Brown College, Ryerson Campus, 99 Gerrard Street East, 6th Floor computer lab

  • Registration Fee: $60

Includes: lunch and an individual ONE-YEAR license so you can continue to explore and benefit from the Science of Early Child Development material


Understanding that there is 15 year gap between research and practice, the Early Childhood Education team at Red River College partnered with the Atkinson Centre at the University of Toronto to develop an online resource to deliver child development concepts and the latest research in an expedient and interactive way. The Science of Early Child Development is the result of this effort, a living textbook.

The Science of Early Child Development initiative is an innovative online resource that educators, students and professionals use to increase their understanding of the importance of the first years of life. This multimedia e-learning tool includes videos, interactive elements, games, and content that make learning come alive. Hundreds of high quality captioned videos of children and practitioners, interviews with researchers, and international program examples provide an engaging and enriching educational experience to any sector concerned with health and education. Understanding the long reach of early childhood helps us improve outcomes for children and create a better future for everyone.

This session will take place in a computer lab so that you can start exploring The Science of Early Child Development resource. Whether you do pre-service training or work directly with children and families, you will come away inspired and full of ideas to enhance your work.

Facilitators:

Deb Campbell, Research Faculty, The Science of Early Child Development, School of Health
Sciences and Community Services, Red River College

Mia Elfenbaum, Project Lead, The Science of Early Child Development, School of Health Sciences and Community Services, Red River College

Palmina Ioannone, Professor, School of Early Childhood, George Brown College and Executive Director, Atkinson Centre, OISE/University of Toronto.


For more information: www.scienceofecd.com

 

 

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