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Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Infants and Toddlers

Participants will be able to define "developmentally appropriate practice" and describe how this term applies to infants and toddler care. Also plan daily routines and experiences (curriculum) that support infant and toddler development throughout the day. Core of Knowledge: 1 Hour Child Develpoment and 2 Hours Curriculum   $30.00

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Messing Around with Science

We all like to get a little messy every now and then – especially kids! Children learn best when they can actually touch, see, smell, taste, hear, and manipulate the materials in the world.  They are filled with wonder and curiosity about the world around them.  This workshop will provide ideas and activities for children to use their senses to discover and explore.   Core of Knowledge:  3 hours Curriculum

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Medication Administration

Mandated MSDE/OCC training to learn all aspects of safely administering medication in your child care setting.  Suitable for those serving children of all ages.    The participants per class is limited to 15.    This course currently does not expire and can transfer to any center/home in the State of Maryland.   Taught by Kay Rowland, R. N., Certified Child Care Health Consultant and owner of KD’s Child Care Medication Training and Consulting. Mandated for center based child care as of July...

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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 1 hour Special Needs

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The Value of Positive Guidance... Using Maryland EXCELS Standards to Support Best Practice

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Through the development of policies that support positive guidance in early childhood, participants will gain a greater understanding of the components of positive guidance and strategies for implementation.

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Toilet Training: Catching the Cues of the Potty Dance

This workshop is designed to address challenges of toilet training in a child care program.  We will discuss developmental readiness of the child vs. the readiness of the adult.  Learn sure fire toilet training techniques including celebrating and the power of peer pressure, and begin to develop a program letter for your toilet training policies and practices.    Core of Knowledge:  2 hours Child Development  

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The Value of Positive Guidance... Using Maryland EXCELS Standards to Support Best Practice

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Through the development of policies that support positive guidance in early childhood, participants will gain a greater understanding of the components of positive guidance and strategies for implementation.

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What's in Their Backpack? The Impact of Trauma

This engaging workshop discusses the affects and impact that trauma can have on the brain. It not only affects children in the moment, but throughout life if gone untreated.  By understanding the effects of trauma on the brain, we can gain insight into  children’s behavior.   Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours Child Development $30.00

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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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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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