Why is recycling so important, even for young children? Recycling helps keep our planet safe. Trash like plastic bottles that sit in landfills often contain chemicals that can harm the earth. Here are some helpful tips to teach young children the importance of recycling: Make a plan. Teach them about the most important items that should be recycled and why, for example, plastic bottles. Show them how and where they should be recycled. Talk about different items within your classroom that can be recycled. Starting Early. Teach the children in your classroom to recycle early. Encourage them to look for the recycle symbol on products to help them become aware of what can and can’t be recycled. Make it Enjoyable. […]
Active Learning and Multisensory LiteracyChildren learn best when they are engaged in literacy-based activities that are enriched with the arts and movement. Participants will learn how a multisensory approach to learning the alphabet is fun and engaging for all. Through the introduction of letters, participants will explore, move, create, and engage with a story. View the Course Description
Meet Cheryl Turner, Ed. S., M. Ed.
Cheryl Turner is a lifelong educator, having spent 18 years teaching in the classroom and then spent 19 years training students at the university level to become teachers. Cheryl would instruct undergraduate and graduate students about language and literacy methods, but she realized the importance of guiding children’s behavior as the foundation for learning. This realization led her to start her own consulting company that provides educators with insight and training that contributes to a positive climate for learning, effective instructional strategies, and improved learner performance.
Cheryl is passionate about sharing her knowledge with others. She has presented at events nationwide in social-emotional development, classroom management, child guidance, language and literacy development, play-based learning, and critical thinking skills for dual language learners.
Cheryl engages participants with her high-energy training style that combines humor with common sense strategies and impactful, relevant content. AIR Childcare Training Solutions is proud to be a part of this by adding Cheryl Turner as one of our Authors. Please check out these courses This Is How We Do It: Using Procedures, Routines, and Rituals As Effective Management Tools, From Chaos to Connection: Positive Discipline Strategies, Times of Unrest: Cultivating Cultural Tolerance and Building Relationship Skills, and Transitions: Teachers and Learners Embracing Change and Experiencing Growth Together at airchildcare.com.