LIVE - Caterpillars to Butterflies Spreading Wings in Early Childhood

LIVE • Appelbaum Training Institute Broadcast Studio
February 13, 2021
08:30 am to 01:00 pm Central Check Time Zones

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This Seminar Begins At:

04:30 am
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05:30 am
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06:30 am
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07:30 am
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08:30 am
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09:30 am
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*Tricks of the Trade for Fabulous Early Childhood Teachers

There are special “tricks of the trade” that take you from being good to fabulous * Learn awesome ways to be the best you can be & teach with passion, focus, fun, and caring * 5 ways to enhance learning * Inspire imaginative play * Take charge, yet have freedom within limits * Special ways to follow through and foster respect, caring, and self-confidence in children

*How to Teach the 2 Rs – RESPECT and RESPONSIBILITY

Must-knows for teaching children to be respectful & responsible * How to teach children to e polite to others and have good manners * The 3 step approach to have children respect you * Powerful tools to teach children to be responsible

*Help for Kids with Life Changes: Divorce, Illness, Loss, New Baby

Learn what to say to help children cope with life changes * 5 must-knows for helping children through traumatic events * What to say and do for children going through: Divorce * Separation * New Baby * Illness * Death * Remarriage * Loss of a pet

*The Little Scientist: Create, Play, and Learn Fun Science Activities

Great DIY science activities children will love * Open up the minds of young learners with lots of fun activities, easy experiments, and games * Develop critical thinking skills they will need later * Create a love of science at a young age with these playful and fun activities

*Bonus Bonus Bonus
Special Guest Segment with Pediatrician, Dr. Alex Yudovich MD
Tips & Tricks for Keeping Early Childhood Programs Safe

5-Hour Certificate

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Click "EXAMS" in the banner menu at the top of this page, find the $5 "Caterpillars to Butterflies..." exam, add it to your cart, and pay. You will see the exam in your Order History, but will not be able to take it until after the seminar ends on Saturday.

Category: Environment & Curriculum Child Growth and Development


Dr. Maryln Appelbaum

Dr. Maryln Appelbaum

Dr. Maryln Appelbaum is well-known as an outstanding authority on children, education, and families. She has a Master’s Degree in both Psychology and in Education and a Ph.D. in Psychology. She has worked as both an educator and a therapist and has been a consultant throughout the United States. Maryln has been the owner and headmaster of three educational centers and one private school for children. She has written more than 30 “how-to” books geared exclusively for teachers and parents. She is especially known for her books, "DO IT RIGHT, A POSITIVE GUIDE FOR DISCIPLINE", and "HOW TO TALK TO KIDS SO THEY LISTEN." Her books, videos, posters, CDs, and audiotapes are used throughout the United States as well as in Canada and in South America. She has been interviewed on television and radio talk shows and has been quoted in newspapers including U.S.A. Today. She received White House Clearance in 1989 as a leading contender for the position of Director of the U.S. Office of Child Care.

Maryln has always loved the challenge of reaching and engaging challenging, hard to reach, tough students. She keeps going until she finds the tools she needs to reach those students. She delights in sharing those tools, strategies, solutions, and interventions with other educators. She makes use of her background in both education as well as psychology. She is powerful, fun, motivational, and most of all caring as she shares her personal experiences working with children. You will leave her seminar filled with information, solutions, and strategies, inspired to implement what you have learned the very next day with your own students.

Marty Appelbaum

Marty Appelbaum

Martin Appelbaum has spent a lifetime dedicated to his objective to make a profound and positive difference in children's lives. In addition to his B.B.A. Degree and Montessori teaching certificate, Martin has been both administrator and director of child care centers and private schools, working his way up from a teacher's aide position. He authored two Early Childhood Education (ECE) courses used by college undergraduate students and ''How to Teach Children to Follow Rules'', ''The Big Book of Play for Little Learners'', and ''Keys to Success''. His zest for living, unique sense of humor, and personal experiences combined with his concentrated knowledge of child care make each seminar refreshingly fun and information-packed. You will wish you didn't have to wait until Monday to be with your class.

Doug Medford

Doug Medford

Doug Medford is one of ATI’s most sought-after speakers. He has been training administrators and teachers, for over 20-years and has "hands-on" experience teaching young children. Doug has presented over 1,000 seminars to more than 300,000 educators all over the United States and in Canada. He is one of the nation's leading humorists. He will make you roar with laughter while giving you great strategies to use in your classrooms. Doug’s comedy is based on observational humor and real classroom happenings and will not offend, contribute to global warming or promote tooth decay.

Dr. Alex Yudovich

Dr. Alex Yudovich

Alex Yudovich, MD is a board-certified pediatrician in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. He serves a medically underserved population. His expertise is in preventative medicine as well as education through interactions. He is an expert in guiding schools through re-opening and guiding schools through Covid-19 best practices.


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