OLIS: Taming the Temperament: Understanding the “Why” and Learning Styles in Infants and Toddlers

  • Wednesday, December 16, 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Jamestown Philomenian Library

Presenter(s)/Discussion Leader(s):

Cheryl Hovey, MS

This workshop will help librarians answer the questions "What is temperament?" and "Why is it important to understand?" Temperament is how a person usually acts and is neither good nor bad. This workshop is based on current research and how this information can be used to optimize a child's growth and development and provides unique insights about children's temperaments. Participants will be learn in a small group activity how to utilize this information in their everyday planning.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the series, participants will be able to:

A. Identify the three basic categories of temperament and the nine indicators of temperament.
B. Understand how to utilize temperament information while working with young children.
C. Understand learning styles and experiences as it relates to temperaments.

Cheryl Hovey in an Early Childhood Consultant and President of Ez Ed 2 Go. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Child and Family services with a Master of Science in Birth to Three: Development and Intervention and Infants and Toddler Specialist. Cheryl is currently Adjunct Professor at Fisher College, as well as a Field Supervisor at Curry College. She was recently named the 2015 Exceptional Emerging Leader by Exchange Press Inc.

Registration required.

Intended Audience:

Children's Librarians

"Rhode Island Library Association" is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Rhode Island Library Association, P.O. Box 6765, Providence, RI 02940

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