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Wednesday January 10, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  3:30 PM Intro to Inquiry Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

The objectives are this session are to gain an understanding of the definition of inquiry, engage in key processes of inquiry, introduce and explore the essential features of inquiry and reflect upon implications in the library setting and student learning. Participants from the Librarians as STEM Educators training will be on hand to show how inquiry is used in a library setting.

    Location: ASSET STEM Education
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday January 31, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer Music Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
    Location: CLP-Homewood
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Summer Program Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Visit the programming buffet; learn Ideas for engaging the community; discover new marketing, promotion and outreach ideas; and meet potential presenters.

 

    Location: CLP-Homewood
        There are many spaces available.
Friday February 16, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Fostering Kind and Creative Classrooms Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Come immerse yourself in this engaging workshop focused on visual art strategies that can support students’ social emotional learning. During this workshop, led by Gateway to the Arts/Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Teaching Artists, educators will understand that both behavior and visual art-making are ways that young learners communicate while verbal language skills are developing. Through art-making opportunities participants will explore ways to integrate visual arts into the classroom that encourage children to identify, express, and regulate their emotions. Participants will walk away with plans of their own on how to foster a kinder, more creative classroom community.

 

    Location: Brentwood Public Library
        There are 20 spaces available.
Monday February 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Youth Services Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
    Location: Bridgeville Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM National Library of Medicine Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Are you interested in incorporating health and wellness/science outreach in your work with youth? If so, attend this session offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region’s Consumer Health Coordinator Lydia Collins. Learn how to integrate youth specific health and science information resources from the National Library of Medicine and other reliable agencies into current and future health and science programs at your library. Examples of health outreach activities, programs and resources specifically for youth will be provided. 

    Location: Bridgeville Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Monday March 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mentoring Partnership of Pittsburgh Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Everyday Mentoring workshops are designed to meet the needs of those working with youth by enhancing the skills one already exhibits. Attendees will have a chance to recognize what mentoring in real life situations looks like, while examining strengths and weaknesses in fostering relationships, improve listening skills and understand challenging behaviors in youth. 

 

    Location: Andrew Bayne Memorial Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
Monday April 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Common Sense Media Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Kids today grow up in a digital world with potential for communication, collaboration, and creation. Yet we face challenges with ethical issues that arise from their use of technology, such as cyberbullying, inappropriate sharing, and plagiarism. Digital citizenship is an essential 21st century skill in which youth think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in a digital world. In this session, join Common Sense to learn about three elements necessary to create a positive culture around digital citizenship. First, learn how to teach students digital citizenship skills, covering eight key topics. You’ll hear ideas on how you can use a free Digital Citizenship curriculum. This also includes our News and Media Literacy Toolkit and our Social and Emotional Learning Toolkit. Second, learn how to engage parents around managing their children’s technology use and helping kids make smart choices, including how to host a successful parent event, sharing helpful tips and advice, parent communication ideas, and more. Finally, hear practical next steps to build the capacity of your staff to integrate digital citizenship resources throughout your community.

 

    Location: AIU - TechEd Classroom
        There are 24 spaces available.
Monday April 30, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hello Robo: Early STEM Robotics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Robots provide unseen services every day in the transportation, medical, and manufacturing industries, among others. Today’s preschoolers need to develop the foundational STEM skills that will allow them to imagine, design, and build the robots of the future. At this workshop, you’ll use resources from NAEYC and other national STEM experts to examine three important, developmentally appropriate concepts to prepare your young students for an understanding of robotic technologies. Session led by the Carnegie Science Center.

    Location: Carnegie Library of Homestead
        There are 20 spaces available.
Monday May 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Youth Services Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
    Location: Bethel Park Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday September 12, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Gross Motor Development is Everywhere Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Students will be introduced to a variety of ways to provide gross motor activities during all parts of the day. Circle time can go beyond the carpet. Learn a variety of strategies to keep children moving while building cognitive skills as well.

    Location: PAEYC (Hazelwood)
        There are 30 spaces available.
Monday September 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Youth Services Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
    Location: Jefferson Hills Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Dance, Rhythm and Consensus Building in the Early Childhood Classroom Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Young children learn best through active involvement. During this interactive workshop led by Gateway to the Arts/Pittsburgh Cultural Trust artists, participants will recognize movement as means of helping children physically experience emergent math and literacy concepts. Practitioners will explore the basic elements of movement and be able to design active, fun experiences that reinforce basic skills and keep children moving and learning every day.

    Location: Jefferson Hills Public Library
        There are 28 spaces available.
Monday October 29, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM On A Roll: Early Engineering with STEM Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

We are surrounded by modern STEM marvels, such as bridges, inclines and mass transportation systems. How can you give your early learners the opportunity to explore the engineering processes that make building these structures possible? With easily accessible materials, this workshop will reenergize your use of science to uncover new methods of STEM engagement. Using resources from NAEYC and evidence from classroom-tested activities, attendees will collaboratively design a four-week investigation into ramps to complement curriculum on transportation and neighborhoods. Session led by the Carnegie Science Center.

    Location: Sewickley Public Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
Wednesday November 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Puppet Power Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Discover the power of puppets to enliven your program and reinforce skill development. Participants will create a variety of simple puppets -- hand-puppets, finger-puppets, shadow puppets, and more -- using inexpensive materials. The Gateway to the Arts/Pittsburgh Cultural Trust instructor will model effective ways to use puppets to stimulate learning and help children use puppets appropriately as vehicles for communication and creative self-expression. Includes handouts with puppet templates.

    Location: Moon Township Public Library
        There are 28 spaces available.
Monday November 12, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Youth Services Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
    Location: Northern Tier Regional Library
        There are many spaces available.
Monday November 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Project Based Learning in the Early Years Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Discover the phases of project-based learning for young children and evaluate multiple approaches while building a plan for the child’s STEM engagement. Session led by the Carnegie Science Center.

    Location: Community Library of Castle Shannon
        There are 30 spaces available.
Monday December 17, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM What is Early Learner STEM? Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Lane   4129211123   lanec@einetwork.net
   

Learn how to integrate STEM best practices into early learning programs and how to make these developmentally-appropriate STEM learning environment. Session led by the Carnegie Science Center.

    Location: Whitehall Public Library
        There are 30 spaces available.
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