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Designing Gender Appropriate Experiences for Boys that Guide Positive Behavior (Webinar)

August 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

| Free

Presented by: Jerry Parr and Ron Blatz

Young boys, as a group, generally struggle more than girls in early childhood and elementary programs. This is not due primarily to bad behavior, but to a “fundamental mismatch between how most young boys develop, grow, and learn, and the kinds of expectations, outcomes, activities, and discipline approaches used in programs during the early years.” (Oh Boy! F Wardle, 2018) This webinar presented by early childhood experts, Jerry Parr and Ron Blatz, is aimed at improving outcomes and creating lifelong success stories for young boys and the educators who work with them.

Join this dynamic webinar to learn more about the pedagogical underpinnings that support changing the way we teach young boys. You will learn to identify elements of your program that may be frustrating to young boys, and learning approaches that take advantage of the strengths boys bring to the classroom.

This webinar will be loosely based on Francis’ Wardle’s new book, “Oh Boy! Strategies for Teaching Boys in Early Childhood” (Exchange Press, 2018).

  • The Challenge of Boys
  • Causes: How Did We Get Here?
  • Young Boys are Unique
  • The Solution: Theoretical Underpinnings
  • Policies and Program Practices
  • Curricular Approaches
  • Aspects of a Classroom
  • Play in the Outdoors

Men in the Lives of Young Children


All sessions are 1.5 hours long, and include a brief announcement from our sponsor.

2:oo PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Time.

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Can’t participate in our webinars at the appointed time? Never fear! All of the webinars are recorded. To view the recording, simply register now and you will receive an email with a link to the recording when it is ready to be viewed. You can still download the certificate by watching the recording to the end when the certificate link is announced and displayed on the screen.

Only 3,000 people at one time can attend our webinars, but registration often tops 4,000. Only the first 3,000 people to click the link to attend the webinar will be able to get in. We start the webinars 30 minutes in advance of the start time. Arrive early to make sure you get in.

Please be advised that you will only be eligible for the great door prizes if you participate in the live session.

You can earn .2 CEUs for each webinar. The cost is $15 paid to University of Oklahoma online when you apply. Learn more here: Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from University of Oklahoma

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