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The Needs of Young Learners: The ABCDE's

 A framework for social-emotional learning and behavior management


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 9:00am - 12:30pm

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 13




According to the ABCDE’s of Learners' Needs, powerful and effective learning experiences should meet five basic psychological needs:


Developmental appropriateness


In this free experiential workshop, we will explore these needs as a foundation for planned learning experiences, and as a framework for addressing behavioral issues. To make connections between theory and practice, participants will observe early childhood classrooms to see how each need is intentionally considered in the daily experiences of our youngest learners, ages 3-5.


Registration is closed for this session


Teachers will receive PLUs/CEUs for attending this workshop. For more information, email