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August 2018


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...


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  


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...


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


Infant and Toddler STEM

From birth children are inquisitive. You can nurture early science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts and skills through daily routines and play and exploration activities that you provide for babies and children in your program. By talking, reading, singing, playing, signing, or using other ways to communicate- whatever works best for your infants and toddlers- you can help them purposefully develop STEM skills.  COK: 2 hours Curriculum


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


Ants in Their Pants: Teaching Children Who Must Move to Learn

Kinesthetic learners are naturally active and have a lot of energy to expend. The ideas and strategies in this workshop will help the child care professional work with and meet the needs of all children in their care, especially the kinesthetic learner COK: 3 hours Curriculum   $30.00