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Applying for the Maryland Credential

FREE

This workshop will provide step by step instruction in applying for the MarylandCredential. Participants will learn why the Credential is important, the criteria for obtaining the Credential, and how to complete the application process. Instructors will follow up with participants after the workshop to maximize follow-through. Core of Knowledge: 2 Hours Professionalism  

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Planning Lessons that Meet Children's Needs Part 1

Family child care providers and child care center staff will learn about planning weekly lessons beginning with understanding how to provide a balanced daily schedule.  Participants will discuss a variety of ways to involve families in their child care program and how to individualize plans to meet children’s needs.  In addition, participants will explore curriculum resources available to help them write lesson plans, including MSDE recommended curricula.  $FREE 

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Learning to Learn: Making Sense of Infant and Toddler Learning for Meaningful Curriculum

This workshop will look at simple moments of play, exploration, and interaction with objects and people in relation to how infants and toddlers learn. COK: 2 hours Child Development 

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Planning Lessons That Meet Children's Needs Part 2

Family child care providers will learn about APPLES newly developed curriculum resource, An Apple a Day Keeps Children at Play. This resource provides activities using the Creative Curriculum for FCC Framework and Maryland early learning standards for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Participants will practice writing lesson plans using the resource and their own activities.  Must take Planning Lessons That Meet Children's Needs: Part 1 prior to taking Part 2. 

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Multiple Intelligences: Discovering Gifts & Empowering Children

This class was designed to understand the Eight Intelligences Bodily-Kinesthetic Interpersonal Intrapersonal Logical-Mathematical Musical-Rhythmic Naturalist Verbal-Linguistic Visual-Spatial Core of Knowledge:  1 Hour Curriculum and 2 Hour Special Needs  $30.00

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Supporting STEM Through Play

Participants will learn how to support STEM learning by creating environments that provide opportunities for children to explore, create, and question during play. Participants will identify developmentally appropriate STEM learning activities using several Hatch Early Learning STEM Kits as well as discover ways to use materials already available in their programs.   Core of Knowledge:  2 Hours Curriculum

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Maryland EXCELS: Level 3: The Benefits of Aiming for Higher Quality

FREE

In this workshop participants will analyze the documentation needed for level 3 in each of the five content areas, explore the process of self-assessment and design an effective program improvement plan. Participants will also evaluate the benefits of Tiered Reimbursement. COK: 2 hours Professionalism FREE

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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

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Maryland EXCELS: Level 3: The Benefits of Aiming for Higher Quality

FREE

In this workshop participants will analyze the documentation needed for level 3 in each of the five content areas, explore the process of self-assessment and design an effective program improvement plan. Participants will also evaluate the benefits of Tiered Reimbursement. COK: 2 hours Professionalism FREE

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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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