No flash cards? No worksheets? No letter of the week themes? How do children learn letters? Through this session you will learn exciting alternatives to inappropriate letter knowledge instruction and leave ready to throw out flashcards and worksheets and still be able to lay a strong foundation for literacy development.
Stacy Benge – Stacy Benge is an early childhood speaker who approaches learning in the early years with practicality and common sense. In addition to holding a Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies, Stacy spent 10 years in the early childhood classroom teaching children ages birth to five. The last 20 years, Stacy has enjoyed sharing her passion for child development with fellow early learning professionals by designing and presenting continuing education courses and seminars. In 2015, Stacy was awarded the Phyllis Jack Moore Professional Development Award that recognizes excellence in professional development in the early education community. Stacy Benge is a Master Level Trainer #1581 on the Texas Trainer Registry. (Training Criteria (a.5) of Minimum Standard 746.1317)