Math Activities Using Children's Literature Using fun and engaging stories is a great way to get children engaged in math. Stories bring new experiences to life. Books can increase engagement and build fluency with math concepts. In this workshop you will explore new ways to approach math in your program using children's literature. Core of Knowledge: 3 hours Curriculum
Healthy Children Through Nutrition and Physical Activity Our nations’ children are at risk for being the first generation that may have a shorter life span than their parents due to poor nutrition and lack of physical activity. This training will help the child care teaches be better informed about the food choices, how to prepare a balanced, healthy menu, and creative movement activities to do throughout the day to increase the physical fitness levels of children in their care. Appropriate...
Creating a caring early childhood environment reduces the need for children to assert themselves through negative behavior such as teasing and bullying. Early childhood professionals can address this behavior before it takes root and grows. This training is a guide to help make early childhood program safe and caring environments where all children feel welcome, accepted and respected. COK: 1 Hour Child Development, 2 Hours Community
Math and Science Board Books for Babies Infants and toddlers are naturally curious about the world around them. They can begin to develop an understanding of pre-math and pre-science skills with the help of board books. Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours Curriculum
During this training, providers will recognize that Social Studies concepts and activities are all around them for use in daily learning. Participants will learn how to teach civics, history, geography, and economics on the preschool and school age levels in a developmentally appropriate way. COK: 3 Hours Curriculum
Art exploration with open ended materials provides countless opportunities for children to develop fine motor skills, social emotional skills, emerging perceptual-motor skills as well as pre-reading and writing skills. This workshop explores a variety of open ended art experiences which are age and developmentally appropriate for the young child. COK: 3 Hours Curriculum
Supporting Children with Disabilities, Delays, and Special Health Care Needs Providers will identify programs, terms and resources to support children with special needs; identify their role in the IEP/IFSP process and how to support families and children; identify strategies for ensuring access for all children regardless of ability; identify how to select materials, make modifications and adaptations, to enhance learning and motivation for all children. Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours Special...