Summer Insitute 2013
June 4-7, 2013
University of Kansas, Adams Alumni Center
Tuesday, June 4
Title: Understanding How Young Children Learn: Implications for Teaching Practices in the Early Years
Speaker: Bronwyn S. Fees, Ph.D., Kansas State University
Bronwyn S. Fees, Ph.D., Kansas State University
Kimbery Kuahns and Dorothy Bettes discussing how they will apply principles of child development to DAP and intentional teaching strategies for children.
Jim Immel, Jill Anderson and Monical Helfer discuss beilefs about children's develoment.
Brandi Parizek and Brenda Spangler discuss the role of play as an intentional teaching strategy for young children.
Wednesday, June 5
Title: Making Every Minute Count: Embedding Learning Opportunities in Everyday Routines
Speaker: Sarah A. Mulligan, M.Ed., CAE, Missoula, Montana
Sarah A. Mulligan, M.Ed., providing information regarding the key principles of embedded intervention.
Kay Hamlin, Dana Phanenstiel, Janie Shelden and two other participants discussing ways to implement intervention into daily routines.
Therese Falls, Janel Reynolds, Zita Gillispe and Sarah Walters talking about the key aspects of embedded intervention when viewing an adult/child interaction example.
Participants designing an embedded learning opportunity around a typical child routine.
Thursday, June 6
Title: A Narrative Intervention Approach to Enhancing Preschoolers' Language
Speakers: Trina D. Spencer, Ph.D., BCBA, Northern Arizona University
Trina D. Spencer, Ph.D., BCBA, Northern Arizona University
Brittany Goosen and Misty Goosen discuss training in the administration and scoring of narrative language, as well as in the delivery of tiered narrative intervention.
Sami Pontious, Chris Miller and Betty Vanalstine talk about the importantance of story grammar and linguistic complexity elements of narratives that are developmentally appropriate for preschoolers.
Participants are discussing how to deliver narrative intervention in a multi-tiered fashion.
Friday, June 7
Title: The Talking Classroom: Intentionally Designing Talking and Listening Activities to Promote Oral Language Skills in Young Children
Speakers: Judith Dodson, M.A., LETRS, Evergreen, Colorado
Judith Dodson getting the attention of participants with her xylophone.
Ann Forell and Carla Heintz looking over handouts for the workshop.
Renee Fenshaolt and Belinda Woods discuss ways to identify methods for encouraging listening as an active rather than a passive behavior.
Kimberly Kuhns, Kelly Erickson and Michelle Danels during a break.