Summertime is here and it’s time for picnics, swimming, and playing outside! But summer can also bring long hours exposed to the sun. In the summer, the sun is already more powerful but when the sun is radiated off of sand, water, and even blacktop concrete, its impact can increase. Protect yourself and others this summer against dehydration, heat exhaustion, and sunburn by learning ways to prevent them. Staying hydrated by drinking water is an important part of staying healthy, but even more important when it is hot outside. When it is hot outside, your body begins to sweat to cool you off, but when you’re sweating you’re losing water. Running around during recess, or doing activities outside can lead […]
Write Out of The Box
Activities, techniques and rationale for writing readiness must be understood and implemented by teachers, especially those in preschool/kindergarten arenas, to promote future success with handwriting. Learn fun and easy-to-implement activities and strategies with supporting rationale for the what, how, and why of improving handwriting efficiency. Take away critical, empowering information for administrators, teachers, caregivers, and parents.View the Course Description
Meet Marianne Gibbs, EdD, OTR/L
Marianne Gibbs is an Occupational Therapist with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction. She is honored to be able to teach anyone touching the life of a young child. Her passion for sharing knowledge led her to help train educators across the country with AIR Childcare Training Solutions.
Writing readiness must be understood and implemented by teachers, especially those in the preschool/kindergarten arena. This promotes future success with handwriting and other motor skills. Learn fun and easy-to-implement activities and strategies with supporting rationale for the what, how, and why of improving handwriting efficiency by exploring the Write Out of the Box Course.