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Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: .75

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Conference: No

Contact Information:

Elizabeth Kervick
(802) 398-2037

Step by Step Through the ECERS-3 | Item 13: Encouraging Children to Use Language Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics:
Sponsor: STARS
Instructor: Nikki Bearor

Are you new to the ECERS-3? Have you been using it for a while, but still have questions about certain items in the scale? In this weekly training, we will break down the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Third Edition, and discuss one item per week. Our presenter will spend 30 minutes explaining the item of the week leaving the last 15 minutes for questions. Participants can sign up for all sessions, or register for individual sessions based on information needed. This session will cover Item 13: Encouraging Children to Use Language. Engaging in various forms of communication throughout the day can help children learn important skills. In this session we’ll explore some ways that teachers can encourage children to use language to express themselves and their ideas.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development
  • How We Teach
  • What We Teach
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
April 8, 2021
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Additional Information

To register for all the sessions in this series, offered on Thursdays at 1:00 PM from March 11 through April 29, you can use the following link: To register for this session only, please click on the "register" button on this page. A copy of the ECERS-3, available from Amazon or Teachers College Press, is recommended for this training. The training is offered via Zoom, and a link will be sent in advance of the training date.