Faculty and staff present at annual NAEYC conference

An offsite gathering during the conference also drew Erikson alumni from across the country.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Erikson faculty and staff presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Conference, November 2–5, 2016, on topics ranging from high-quality math instruction to supporting dual language learners.

Visit the conference website for complete session details.

The conference also was an opportunity for members of the Erikson community, including alumni, faculty, and staff, from around the country to come together in the host city of Los Angeles to learn from presenters and share stories of their professional experiences. Twenty alumni attended an offsite gathering the week of the conference.

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Health and Safety in a Digital World presented by Early Education and Technology for Children
Chip Donohue, Ph.D.

Thursday, Nov 3.

What are the features of high-quality early childhood programs in the U.S.? Perspectives from Chinese early childhood educators
Yinna Zhang, Ph.D. ’15, and Jie-Qi Chen, Ph.D.

Family engagement in the digital age: Early childhood educators as media mentors
Chip Donohue, Ph.D.

Supporting dual language learners, from birth to age 3: What do we know? How can we support practitioners and enhance program quality?
Luisiana Melendez, M.Ed. ’95, Ph.D. ’08, and Sharon Syc, Ph.D.

Building math with big ideas: Erikson Institute’s Early Math Collaborative explains it all for you
Jeanine Brownell, M.S. ’00, and Lisa Ginet, Ed.D.

High-quality mathematics instruction: What teachers should know
Bilge Cerezci, M.S. ’09, Ph.D. ’16, and Erin Reid, Ph.D.

 

Friday, Nov. 4

What are the features of high-quality early childhood programs in the U.S.? Perspectives from Chinese early childhood educators (Chinese Language Track)
Yinna Zhang, Ph.D. ’15, and Jie-Qi Chen, Ph.D.; Lan Zhang from Red Yellow Blue Education Institution in China

Town Square: Creating an Online Learning Community for Family Child Care Providers
Angela Fowler and Mary Quest

Technology and interactive media for young children: A whole-child approach connecting the vision of Fred Rogers to research and practice
Chip Donohue, Ph.D. and Katie Paciga, Ph.D.

¿ Cuantos Hay?- Contar es más complejo de lo que parece
Rebeca Itzkowich and Lisa Ginet, M.Ed.