As a result of the global pandemic caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), many recreational and educational venues remain closed making virtual field trips more popular than ever. Virtual field trips enable you to visit places like zoos, aquariums, parks, and museums in other parts of the world. If you are looking for free virtual field trips to pair with science, history, or art lessons, here are a few ideas to get your search engine started: Zoos: From apes to pandas, koalas to tigers, virtual zoo field trips provide opportunities for children to learn about favorite animals while watching live or recorded footage of them. Many zoos have webcams with live feeds in various locations including animal habitats. Additional features on websites […]
Every Day, Every Way, Math!This training explores ways that teachers can help children make sense of their world through open-ended, playful mathematical explorations of their environment and solve problems in real situations. This training analyzes how the teacher can be more effective in helping children gain deeper understandings of mathematical concepts through posing open-ended questions, adding knowledge and insight knowledge as an active player/learner in their play. View the Course Description
Meet Pam Oviatt, M.Ed.
From the time, she was a little girl Pam Oviatt always dreamed of becoming a teacher. After many years of dedication, she has fulfilled her dreams and continues to have a very successful teaching career. Along with her many accomplishments, Pam Oviatt is one of AIR Childcare Training’s Authors. She has created many of AIR’s Step Up To Quality courses. By creating training courses, she can share some of the information and experiences she has obtained throughout her teaching career.
Pam has a Masters in Education and post graduate work in early childhood education and early literacy. She has completed courses in adult learning styles and has presented workshops at local, state, regional, national and international formats. Many may recognize Pam from her Presentations at Regional Head Start Conferences and the International Reading Association. She has had the honor of being an invited speaker for the International Early Childhood Institute in China. Pam also was an invited speaker at the US Department of Education for many other workshops and conferences.
Not only does Pam have experiences and knowledge to share, her love to teach shows in every new venture she pursues.