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Early childhood offers a window of opportunity for enhancing brain-power. Join us to learn what the research shows

Award-Winning Educator

Writer & Educator

Dr. Jennifer Fraser

With a PhD from the University of Toronto in Comparative Literature, Jennifer is an award-winning educator who has taught for twenty years at the university, college and high-school level and also worked with young adults as they are launching their careers. A published author of books & articles, Jennifer believes teens & young adults, parents, teachers, coaches and all who work with children and young people deserve the most up-to-date information and knowledge, especially when it comes to their well-being and safety. Her forthcoming book, "The Bullied Brain: Heal Your Scars and Restore Your Health" is being published by Prometheus Books (Global and Pequot) and Brilliance Audio. For more information and resources, see https://www.bulliedbrain.com/.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Continuing Education Credit in Florida

    • Continuing Education Credit

    • Quiz Questions

  • 2

    ONE Neuroscience of Learning in Early Childhood

    • 1.1 Introduction

    • 1.1 Introduction Video

    • 1.2 Overview

    • 1.2 Overview Video

  • 3

    TWO Learning Through Play

    • 2.1 Learning Through Play

    • 2.1 Learning Through Play Video

    • 2.2 The Value of Play & Socialization

    • 2.2 The Value of Play & Socialization Video

  • 4

    THREE Intellectual, not Academic, Learning

    • 3.1 Short-term versus Long-term Learning

    • 3.1 Short-Term versus Long-Term Learning Video

    • 3.2 Academic versus Intellectual Skills

    • 3.2 Academic versus Intellectual Skills Video

  • 5

    FOUR Exploring, Self-Regulating & Creating

    • 4.1 The Exploring & Self-Regulating Brain

    • 4.1 The Exploring & Self-Regulating Brain Video

    • 4.2 The Creating Brain

    • 4.2 The Creating Brain Video

  • 6

    FIVE Language, Learning & the Brain

    • 5.1 Language & the Brain

    • 5.1 Language & the Brain Video

    • 5.2 Language Learning Helps with School

    • 5.2 Language Learning Helps with School Video

  • 7

    SIX Learning Letters & Learning How to Read

    • 6.1 Neuroscience of Learning Letters

    • 6.1 Neuroscience of Learning Letters Video

    • 6.2 Learning to Read

    • 6.2 Learning to Read Video

  • 8

    SEVEN Learning Math

    • 7.1 Learning Math in the Early Years

    • 7.1 Learning Math in the Early Years Video

    • 7.2 Learning as Challenges, not Drills

    • 7.2 Learning as Challenges, not Drills Video

  • 9

    EIGHT Social & Emotional Learning

    • 8.1 Learning How to Make Friends

    • 8.1 Learning How to Make Friends Video

    • 8.2 Learning How to Keep Friends

    • 8.2 Learning How to Keep Friends Video