Posts Tagged ‘ellen walters’

Sensory Integration in Early Childhood Classrooms

Posted: November 12th, 2014

By Ellen Walters, Director, Learning Initiatives in Early Childhood Education / This week, early childhood teachers from four schools gathered at Jewish Learning Venture for a workshop with Aviva Weiss, O.T., who spoke about Sensory Integration.

350 Early Childhood Educators Learning Together

Posted: November 6th, 2014

by Ellen Walters, Director, Learning Initiatives in Early Childhood Education / This year’s Early Childhood Yom Limmud (Conference): Creating Successful Environments, held last Tuesday at Adath Jeshurun, brought together 350 educators and presenters, representing 22 institutions and many facets of early childhood education.

Change in Early Childhood Education

Posted: March 19th, 2014

By Ellen Walters,  Director, Early Childhood Learning and jkidphilly / “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time.  We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.  We are the change that we seek.”  – Barack Obama. Change is rarely easy and transitions can be challenging, but with change comes new possibilities and opportunities. Continue reading…

Innovating Hanukkah

Posted: November 19th, 2013

By Ellen Walters,  Director, Early Childhood Learning and jkidphilly / This year, for the first time ever, the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving fall on the same day — what an opportunity to renew our holiday traditions and celebrations! Continue reading…