Due to COVID-19, Mother Goose on the Loose began offering Webinars in place of in-person trainings. These have been so successful that they will continued to be offered even when travel is safe. Underlying each webinar is the MGOL philosophy.
Each webinar can be offered on Zoom, WebX, or most platforms, and comes with printed resource pages.
All webinars are:
- Research based
- Practical for immediate implementation into your programming
- Playful and fun!
|Flannel Board Fun
Learn different ways to use flannel boards and felt pieces to engage children and adults of all ages, to direct attention and build skills.
Explores why programs for infants are essential, examines criteria for choosing age-appropriate books and props, explores new ways to use traditional props, and highlights recommended activities.
|Scarves: Songs and Activities
Benefits of using colored scarves and musical instruments with young children are paired with activities that can be easily adapted for in-person or virtual storytimes
|Play Your Way to Literacy (& STEM)
Learning through play and hands-on experiences builds not just literacy skills, but social, emotional, and STEM skills as well!
Learn the basics of storytime and explore ways to improve upon the traditional model.
Growing numbers of childcare providers are required to use the Boston Basics (or state-specific adapted versions of the Basics) in their curriculum. Learn what these are and how to incorporate them into your trainings.
|Delivering Ready to Read Workshops: Making Presentations for Early Childhood Educators Relevant and Fun
ALSC competencies now include trainings for early childhood educators; this webinar shares materials and techniques to help libraries prepare and present.
|Using Brain Research, Flannel Boards, & Storytime Props to Help Children Build Early Literacy Skills
Explore different ways to build early literacy skills with books, in addition to simply reading them aloud. Learn how to easily share these tips and activities with child care providers.
|Growing Early Literacy Skills Through Songs & Rhymes
Explore different ways to build early literacy skills with songs and rhymes. Learn how to easily share these tips and activities with child care providers during your trainings.
To book a webinar, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 443-928-3915 for more information.
|1. Literacy Basics
How does Mother Goose on the Loose strengthen early literacy skills and support the development of the WHOLE child? Find out here!
|2. Using Props in Programs
Since the best way to learn is by doing, incorporating props into programs expands fun and learning opportunities.
Knowing what early parenthood entails helps librarians create environments that are just as nurturing for parents as for their infants. Learn how these programs can be presented on-site or virtually, identify popular elements to include, explore recommended activities and practice developmental tips.
Specific components define MGOL. Learn what those are, and explore ways that they can be adapted to fit your talents and presentation style.
|5. Participatory MGOL Program
A celebratory, virtual MGOL program where each participant integrates what they have learned by using a homemade felt character to present a rhyme/song activity and developmental tip as part of a formatted MGOL program.
To book a webinar, or the above webinar series, send an email to email@example.com or call 443-928-3915 for more information.