Front Porch Series Broadcast Calls
Why and How Can We Promote Science in Early Childhood
Monday, November 28, 2011
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (EST)
The National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning (NCQTL) will be launching our Front Porch Series/Broadcast Calls. These calls, scheduled the fourth Monday of every month will provide an opportunity for you to hear from national experts in the field on current research and findings in early childhood.
Join NCQTL for the first broadcast call, Why and How Can We Promote Science in Early Childhood on November 28 at 10:00 a.m. (EST). Dr. Andrew Shouse and Dr. Ximena Dominguez will moderate the call to present an overview of young children’s ability to engage in inquiry, share insights on how early childhood teachers can foster children’s engagement in science practices, and highlight the benefits of early science teaching and learning. A question and answer session will follow their presentation.
Topics for the Broadcast Call Include:
- Children’s ability to engage in inquiry
- Fostering children’s engagement in science
- Benefits of early science teaching and learning
Who Should Participate?
Everyone! Head Start program staff, Early Head Start and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start program staff, Alaska Native/American Indian Head Start program staff, Head Start parents, directors, managers, administrators, T/TA managers, T/TA providers, federal and Regional Office staff, State Collaboration Offices.
Participating in the Broadcast Call
The broadcast call will only be accessible via computer and not by telephone. Select this link to register for the broadcast call and to review system requirements for participation:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing additional instructions on how to join the broadcast. Space is limited to 500 participants. This call will be recorded for future viewing if you cannot join us on November 28.
You may send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-731-0764.