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STEAM on a Budget: Creating Fun, Inexpensive, and Interesting STEAM Activities for School-Aged Children

In this training, participants will teach how to develop, plan and create an environment that supports STEM education, plan play-based STEM activities that are integrated with other content areas and across multiple domains and planning, implement and facilitate STEM activities so that activities are appropriate, culturally responsive and adaptable for youth with differing abilities.  Core of Knowledge: 2 hours Curriculum $20.00

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Why Play Matters

Why Play Matters This interactive training will seek to build participants knowledge and understanding of the importance of play in the physical, cognitive and social development of children. This training will discuss the various aspects of play and the roles that each type plays in the growth and development in children. This training will conclude with discussing strategies for integrating  developmentally appropriate practices into curriculum and daily activities to meet the individual...

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Capturing Child Development through Portfolios

Capturing Child Development Through Portfolios Participants will gain an in-depth introduction to what a portfolio is and the purpose it serves for educators. Participants will examine samples of what comprises a portfolio, how to appropriately collect samples and record observations, and resources available to assist with planning based on observations. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the connection between compiling a portfolio and understanding a child’s individual...

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A Play On Literacy

discusses the literacy developmental milestones for ages 6 months through 5 years. It is an in depth training on how to implement literacy into the classroom environment for more meaningful activities, and how to assess children’s literacy development. It also includes information on how to implement adaptions for children with disabilities. 2 hours of Curriculum $20.00

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Adult and Pediatric First Aid/ CPR

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age).   This course is through...

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Developmentally Appropriate Art

This workshop is designed to teach participants how to implement a developmentally appropriate art curriculum in the classroom environment and/or a family child care center.  Explores what visual art is and how to implement a variety of art experiences for children of all ages.  In addition, the educator’s role in facilitating creative art activities and engaging children in conversations about visual arts will be examined.  The stages of art skills are outlined to provide participants with an...

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A Sense of Place: Human Geography in the Early Childhood Classroom

Developing a sense of place through geographic experiences helps build the social and emotional foundation children need and will one day use as adults. Core of Knowledge: 2 Hours Curriculum  

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Get Up! Get Out! Preschoolers in Motion

In this workshop, participants will list and understand the benefits of structured physical activity for preschooler, describe the influence of physical activity in early care and education (ECE) settings and describe how ECE programs can support children's Physical Activity through structured activities. Participants will also identify strategies and how to implement lesson plans using SPARK curriculum to improve the Physical Activity environment in their classroom. Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours...

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Parent Handbook

Parent Handbook Learn what policies and procedures to include in your Parent Handbook to communicate more effectively with families. Core of Knowledge: 2 Hours Professionalism $20.00

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STEAM on a Budget: Creating Fun, Inexpensive, and Interesting STEAM Activities for School-Aged Children

In this training, participants will teach how to develop, plan and create an environment that supports STEM education, plan play-based STEM activities that are integrated with other content areas and across multiple domains and planning, implement and facilitate STEM activities so that activities are appropriate, culturally responsive and adaptable for youth with differing abilities.  Core of Knowledge: 2 hours Curriculum

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