Crystal Radke has served in many roles in private and public education for over twelve years. Outside of developing curriculum, Crystal works as a full-time Early Childhood consultant where she shares her love for teaching and learning with educators around the United States. She also writes the website, Kreative in Life, which inspires and encourages educators and parents.
Fine Motor in the Early Childhood Classroom
Fine motor and gross motor foundational skills developed during infancy and toddlerhood are important for school readiness. Learning how to properly encourage and support development of hand and finger muscles is imperative in the early childhood classroom. Join Crystal to learn new play- based activities that will challenge your young learners.
Supporting Children with Special Needs
Children today are changing, and teachers are faced with dozens of acronyms but have limited resources and knowledge to help. Crystal takes a close look at these challenges and offers encouragement and support. Walk away with ideas that you can immediately implement in your classroom, understand how to teach and love the whole child.
Using Early Finisher Tubs in The Classroom *Session change for Bonnie Hunter*
Do you struggle with fast finishers? Learn how to create early finisher tubs to extend learning and increase engagement, giving you the opportunity to help kids who need you.