Webinar Recorded January 2017
Free Webinar Series: How to Use Social Thinking Materials to Teach Ages 4–7
Presented by: Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP, Founder of Social Thinking
Moderated by: Pamela Crooke, PhD, CCC-SLP, Social Thinking Chief Officer of Research and Clinical Services
In this free webinar, Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking, provides insider tips for using products published by Social Thinking to nurture social emotional learning in ages 4-7. The materials are helpful for students with solid to strong language and academic learning skills in mainstream and special education; all materials can also be used as part of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL) programs, and Response to Intervention (RTI) Tier 1, 2 and 3.
In our We Thinkers! series, Volume 1 introduces foundational social learning concepts and Volume 2 advances into socially-based executive functioning. Explore how to use this series to implement Social Thinking Vocabulary, infuse music, and encourage awareness of how to be a "We Thinker" when playing or learning in a group. Michelle touches on our innovative, brand new, five-level Group Collaboration, Play and Problem Solving (GPS) Play Scale, along with the GPS Observation Checklist, and differentiated play activities to advance interactive play and social understanding. Other books that can be used in conjunction with the We Thinkers! series are also discussed, such as We Can Make It Better! and the Whole Body Listening Larry series.
There are many nuances on how to teach our materials so sit back, relax, and soak in the many tips for how to best use our products with early learners. To see a list of all the products mentioned in the webinar, see the “Helpful Resources” section below. Enjoy!
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- Learn the order in which to use Social Thinking products with ages 4-7
- Get insider tips from Michelle Garcia Winner for how to best teach through the Social Thinking Methodology with this age group
- Explore how our Social Thinking products for early learners can be used both in the mainstream classroom as well as in specialized teaching situations for students in RTI level 2 or 3 or in special education
- Get an understanding of the breadth and depth of Social Thinking’s products for early learners and how this information lays the foundation for social learning as children age
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