Learn how simple activities and developmentally appropriate toys (no batteries required!) can have the greatest impact on language development in toddlers (18-36 months). Discover new songs, book lists, and how specific toys encourage language and imagination.Core Competencies: Supporting Skill Development (4.2)
Licensing Standard 746/1309 (f.9 Planning Developmentally Appropriate Learning Activities)
Kristen is a proud graduate of Stonehill College, North Easton, MA where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Education Elementary Education. She went on to complete a Masters in Elementary Education at Cambridge College, Cambridge, MA. Kristen has taught third grade both in parochial and public elementary schools. She took a step away from the classroom for a few years to raise her own children. By the time her youngest was ready for preschool, she began to feel a calling back to the classroom. Kristen has taught at the preschool level for over 10 years. She currently teaches young 3’s at Oak Hills Preschool, San Antonio and runs a blog for her classroom which helps inform parents of the activities and purpose behind her lesson planning. She is passionate about presenting developmentally appropriate invitations to learning.
(Trainer Criteria (a7) of Minimum Standard 746.1317)