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Live Webinars  |  Recorded Webinars

New: You can now purchase and view our recorded webinars at our video shop.

 

Welcome to our collection of webinars including live and on-demand webinars for people working with 0-12 year olds.  Wherever you are in the world you can connect to us!

 

 

 

Live Webinars

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Tools -  How do you safely use cutting tools with children?

This webinar takes place on Wednesday 31st January 2018 @10:00 GMT+0 @9:00pm AEST @5:00am EST
Presenter: Kate Hookham

REGISTER HERE (£15)

 

How do tools benefit children's development?

Kate will give you the knowledge to confidently use tools in your learning process. She will focus this webinar on cutting tools e.g. the spiral of knives, secateurs, loppers. This webinar will include practical demonstrations and ideas for projects where children can use the tools. 
In the question and answer session, Kate will address your practical issues and any questions about cutting tools.

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Building the Ambition

Date: Thursday 8th February 2018 @10:00 GMT+0 @9:00pm AEST @5:00am EST
Presenter: Jaclyn Philip

REGISTER HERE (£15)

 

How do I create a learning environment that will encourage children to flourish?  How are play and learning linked?

“National Practice Guidance on Early Learning and Childcare: Building the Ambition 2014” sets the context for high quality ELCC throughout Scotland.  In this webinar you will gain an understanding of the guidance document, discuss and evaluate current practice and explore areas for improvement. 

Though based on Scottish policy, this webinar is suitable for anyone wanting to deliver high quality early learning and improve practice in their setting.

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Floorbooks Live: What makes a really good Floorbook?

Date: Thursday 22nd February 2018 @10:00 GMT+0 @9:00pm AEST @5:00am EST
Presenter: Claire Warden

REGISTER HERE (£15)

 

What are the basic steps to create a great floorbook? How do I introduce a topic? How do I engage all types of learners in the experience?

 

In this webinar session Claire will talk you through how to begin your session, the type of language that you should be using, and the other practical concerns that arise while working with Floorbooks.   

 

Recorded Webinars

New: You can now purchase and view our recorded webinars at our video shop.

 

If you have missed any of our live webinars, we have recorded them so you can watch and learn at a time convenient to you.  

 

 

How do you organise a Floorbook session?  Buy Now £15

 

How do I use real tools with children? Buy Now £15

 

Why is child initiated play important? Buy Now £15

 

How do you use a Talking Tub to stimulate talking and thinking? Buy Now £15

 

How do you run a Mind Mapping session? Buy Now £15

 

How do we light fires and manage them to support children's learning? Buy Now £15

 

 

How They Work - Live Webinars

Upon booking, you will receive a confirmation email confirming your place. You will then receive an email with your access link 24 hours before the webinar begins, and a further reminder email with your access link one hour before it begins. Below is an example of the confirmation email and where you will find your access link:

 

 

We recommend that you join the webinar 10-15 minutes before it begins to ensure that you are able to connect to us. Please note that if you are planning to attend the webinar via mobile or tablet you may have to download the GoToWebinar app from your relevant app store. This is a free app and the join link will automatically take you to the app to let you install it.

 

You will be sent an email with a recorded version of the webinar within 24 hours of it completing. This is to allow you to revisit your learning and also means that if you cannot attend the live session you will not miss out on the learning experience. Please note that this recording will expire after a few weeks. 

 

Please note that by purchasing a webinar you will automatically be added onto our mailing list. You will be given the option to unsubscribe from the list when you are put onto the list, and you will also be able to unsubscribe at any point.

 

If you have any questions please email steph@mindstretchers.co.uk.

 

 

Testimonials

"Fantastic. One of the best Early Years courses."
Class Teacher, Nurturing Boys, 2016

 

"Brilliant course with brilliant facilitators, I've really enjoyed it."
Deputy Daycare Manager, Nature Pedagogy (Journeys into Nature) 2016

 

"Super! Enthusiastic and enthused everyone. Knowledgeable, colourful and lively. Resource rich and used in real contexts. Really good pace which was maintained all day. I felt interested and stimulated throughout. "
Teacher, Talking and Thinking Floorbooks, 2016

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