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Location: Milton

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 30

Cost: $ 25

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Laura Butler

Mother Goose Cares About STEM in the Early Years Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Vermont Center for the Book
Instructor: Beth Peloquin

The course uses picture books, hands-on materials/explorations to engage children in standards-based STEM experiences. Training integrates lecture and hands-on activities, sharing of best practices and classroom challenges and an Action Research project. Learning objectives: To increase the knowledge and confidence of providers in the areas of preschool STEM. To increase providers' ability to understand and incorporate STEM skills, concepts, standards and investigations into their daily interactions with children and into their communication with parents.To increase providers' ability to reflect on their practice and document and observe children.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
January 5, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
January 26, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Additional Information

1 undergraduate or graduate credit available from Castleton University. Cost of credit paid by participant to VCB. Limit: 25 participants. Books and materials provided. Hours include Action Research project.