Happy Birthday Briana!
about 2 months ago, Administrative
HBD Briana Hawks
Thank you so much to Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation (Applegate) for funding ESU 16 CPI Instructor Training this week! To start off the first day we have a small but mighty bunch! The two on the far left are becoming trained to be certified instructors for the first time and then the last day we have additional instructors coming in to be recertified! The global instructor is on the right who came all the way from Wisconsin! Thanks to Applegate Grant ESU 16 School Psychologists are certified CPI Instructors to provide training to our school districts!
2 months ago, ESU 16
CPI Day 1
CPI Day 1
Following directions is an important language skill in language development. You can easily help your child learn to follow 1 step directions all throughout their day. Look at these suggestions from Mommy and Me Milestones. https://www.mommyandmemilestones.com/
2 months ago, ESU 16 Speech-Language Pathologists
Teach your child to follow directions. mommyandmemilestones.com
Watermelon Paver You can't have summer without a juicy slice of watermelon. During this activity, children will develop their decision-making skills and hand-eye coordination as they paint their own one-of-a-kind watermelon to proudly display. Click and download your guide https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/discover-and-design
2 months ago, HPELC
Watermelon
Mind Full or Mindful Is your mind full of worries and thoughts that cause you stress? Learn the benefits of mindfulness and how mindfulness can positively impact your well-being and support you being more present in the moment. $15.00 for a 2-hour on-demand class. Register at https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/on-demand
2 months ago, HPELC
Mindful
What does modeling language look like when talking with an infant or toddler? When your child's tugging on you, you say, "Come here." Instead of asking what a cup is, you tell them "cup." Mommy & Me Milestones has these useful ideas & more in these visuals.
2 months ago, ESU 16 Speech-Language Pathologists
Instead of saying "what's this?" say "It's a cracker."
model I'm hungry when your child points to crackers
Last day to register for this great learning opportunity! Each participant will receive a copy of the Trees & Me curriculum. This hands-on program is designed for Pre K - 1st grade. Info: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1x6q3R47MSJjdE9VaucoYojdD9Ctsp1VzNFHtkrY_2Y4/edit
3 months ago, HPELC
Trees & Me
There is still time to register for this is a great opportunity! Each participant will receive a copy of the Trees & Me curriculum. This hands-on program is designed for Pre K - 1st grade. Info: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1x6q3R47MSJjdE9VaucoYojdD9Ctsp1VzNFHtkrY_2Y4/edit
3 months ago, HPELC
Trees & Me
Time for another awesome book recommendation - Chris Van Dusen's Circus Ship is a hit with kids! Ask your librarian to consider purchasing it or buy it for your own library. It has fun rhyme, captivating illustrations and a story kids enjoy. https://www.chrisvandusen.com/books
3 months ago, ESU 16 Speech-Language Pathologists
Chris Van Dusen's Circus Ship
A family is made up of people that we love and that we often live with. Creating a family tree is a great way to learn about your extended family. This activity helps children understand that every family is unique and special, especially their own! Click and download your guide https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/discover-and-design
3 months ago, HPELC
Family
CPI Initial Training August 31st!! Register at esu16.org no later than August 23rd! The training will be held at ESU 16 building in North Platte!
3 months ago, ESU 16
CPI Initial Training August 31st!
Pool Noodle Airplane - Encourage children’s thinking to take flight as you introduce them to aviation. In this activity, children will design their own airplane and explore the mechanics of flight. Create a supportive environment where children can be resilient and explore the possibilities of flight! Click and download your guide https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/discover-and-design
3 months ago, HPELC
Airplane
Block BUILDing! Engaging in block play provides a vast array of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematical (STEM) concepts. $15.00 for a 2-hour on-demand class. Register at https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/on-demand
3 months ago, HPELC
Block Play
Did you know that music is a natural part of a child's everyday life? Not only does it help them develop language and social skills but forms a part of their playtime. $15.00 for a 2-hour on-demand class. Register at https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/on-demand
3 months ago, HPELC
Music
Congratulations Jason! ESU 16's Jason Gieschen was appointed to the Nebraska Council on Developmental Disabilities by Governor Ricketts Tuesday. https://bit.ly/3NJGX8Z
3 months ago, Media/Tech
Jason Gieschen portrait
Wish your little one would use more words? Look at these great, easy ideas from for giving your child reasons to use their words to communicate. You can find more resources from Mommy and Me Milestones here: https://www.mommyandmemilestones.com/freeguide
3 months ago, ESU 16 Speech-Language Pathologists
communication temptations: Make items inaccessible, create a silly problem, do something unexpected, offer 2 choices
Tinkering helps children to understand you have to fail a few times, sometimes many times, in order to get the right answer. It is a safe way for children to go through the process of trial and error – which is an experience that children need, to develop the kind of higher-order thinking skills necessary in our rapidly changing world. Register at https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/on-demand
3 months ago, HPELC
Tinkering
Mindfulness is the practice of being fully in the moment. Children who are taught and practice mindfulness strategies are better able to self-regulate, have improved social skills, sleep better, and demonstrate higher self-esteem. Create a glitter bottle to help self soothe and calm themselves down by breathing deeply. Find the Discover and Design guides at https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/discover-and-design
3 months ago, HPELC
Glitter Bottle B
Join High Plains Early Learning & the Nebraska Forest Service for TREES & ME. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1x6q3R47MSJjdE9VaucoYojdD9Ctsp1VzNFHtkrY_2Y4/edit
3 months ago, HPELC
Trees & Me
What’s the best place to host a mid summer training? The pumpkin patch of course! Today mental health teams from Brady, Perkins County and Mullen came together for our 1st Annual Mental Health Institute. What fun it was to reconnect, learn and PLAY!
3 months ago, Sara Gentry
MH Institute
MH Institute
MH Institute
MH Institute