Vanessa has worked with programs serving English Language Learners and at-risk populations for more than two decades. Her mission is to help teachers teach better, save time, and live more! Vanessa is the founder of www.pre-kpages.com, one of the most popular early childhood websites in the U.S.
Transitions are the glue that hold the classroom together. Without smooth, well managed transitions absolutely everything can fall apart – and fast! Get ready to fine tune your teaching game with these tried and true tips and tricks for creating tranquil transitions in the classroom!
Hooray for Dramatic Play!
What do children really learn through play? Join Vanessa as she shares her secrets to creating amazing pretend play centers that your kids will not only love, but that also support academic learning for ALL students. Learn how to embed opportunities for oral language, literacy, math, writing and more into your dramatic play center that will make learning fun! Discover how to quickly and easily transform your dramatic play center into fun-filled themes like a flower shop, baby nursery, birthday party and many more! The best part is that your kids will be having so much fun – they won’t even realize they’re learning!