Beyond Games: Strategies to Engage PreK Learners

PreK mathematics is more than just play. This webinar incorporates best practices in mathematics instruction and play-based learning, including the latest research on how to engage PreK children in learning mathematics.

Janet Stramel

Janet Stramel

M.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Janet Stramel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Fort Hays State University. She received a BS degree in Middle School Mathematics from the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK; an M.S. degree in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in mathematics education from Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS; and a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction from Kansas State University. She was a middle school mathematics teacher in Guthrie, OK from 1985-2001 and Wamego, KS from 2001-2009. During her time at FHSU, Dr. Stramel has taught classes in teacher education with a focus on mathematics methods as well as classes for the Department of Mathematics. She was the Director of Assessment and Accreditation and appointed as Interim Chair of the Department of Teacher Education at FHSU during the 2015-16 academic year.

Beginner

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Equals PreK Mathematics Curriculum – A Curriculum Developed for All Young Math Learners

Equals PreK is systematic math instruction for pre-school students of all abilities. The program draws on the critical foundational math skills necessary for on-going success, helping our students truly enjoy learning around math. Differentiated instructional strategies are embedded into the lessons to include all learners, specifically students with mild, moderate, or severe disabilities.

Nicole Kalcheim

Nicole Kalcheim

Nicole Kalcheim is a Curriculum Product Specialist, providing support and curricular solutions to AbleNet customers. Nicole has 11 years of professional experience in the field of Special Education. She was a teacher for students with mild, moderate, and severe and profound disabilities. Nicole was also part of a curriculum and assessment team which organized and implemented the Equals Mathematics Curriculum for the district where she was employed. She has presented at national conferences about the curriculum implementation experience in Special Education programs.

Beginner

PreK | Curriculum

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Teaching a Classroom of Students with Autism – Got Started, Now What?

Teaching children with Autism requires specialized instruction and depends on how the room is set up, how you communicate, how you manage behaviors, and how to modifying curriculum to name a few. In this session you will learn some specific strategies and resources to use to manage behaviors, increase social skills, and modify instruction so that you can get the most out of your school day.

Mo Buti

Mo Buti

M.Ed-BD, M.Ed-ADMIN

Mo has been in the field of special education for over 22 years, working with children with severe and profound, moderate, mild and Autism disabilities. She has the Director of Special Education degree and certificate from the state of Illinois and her type 75 certificate. She was a teacher, a consultant and now an administrator. She was the Coordinator of Autism and Intellectual Disabilities for the Chicago Public Schools for over 4 years and is now a Special Education Administrator working on reintegration, placement and special projects for children with autism and intellectual disabilities for the Chicago Public Schools. She has a passion for learning, making visual modifications and teaching. She is known as a dynamic speaker in the field of Autism. She is an international speaker presenting at yearly conferences.

Intermediate

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