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Lego On: Building Your Preschooler One Colorful Brick at a Time

This competent level training will provide fun strategies for participants to implement into their programs involving Legos across all learning domains. Participants will learn that Legos are not just for building objects, but are for building essential skills that will help their children succeed. Pre-requisite knowledge and application of intentionally using play as the foundation for learning and development in all domains is required. Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours of Curriculum $30.00

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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.   COK: 2 hours Curriculum   $20.00

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Introduction to Healthy Beginnings

This 6-hour workshop provides a foundation for understanding and using Healthy Beginnings as a child development tool.   An introduction to the new Healthy Beginnings guide is provided and connections are made between the new guide and MMSR.   Core of Knowledge :  2 hrs Curriculum, 1 hr Child Development, 2 hrs Community, 1 hr Professionalism   Lunch will be provided

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in the Early Childhood Program: Infuse STEM in your Program

Buy all four STEM course for $50!  Each course is $20 each if bought separately.  Participants will discover how to become more intentional about what they are doing. They will discuss indicators of effective curriculum and learn simple guidelines for infusing STEM in their child care program. Core of Knowledge:  2 Hours Curriculum  

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Inclusion and Maryland EXCELS

FREE

Participants will identify the difference between ADA requirements and early childhood inclusion, familiarize themselves with the documents and elements of the IEP and IFSP and develop an inclusion policy that aligns with the Maryland EXCELS rationale for implementing inclusive practices in child care programs.

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Understanding the Connection Between Movement and Academic Success in Infants and Toddlers

This workshop impresses upon the participants the value of free movement for infant and toddler development as it relates to their academic success.  COK: 2 hours Child Developement

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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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Inclusion and Maryland EXCELS

FREE

Participants will identify the difference between ADA requirements and early childhood inclusion, familiarize themselves with the documents and elements of the IEP and IFSP and develop an inclusion policy that aligns with the Maryland EXCELS rationale for implementing inclusive practices in child care programs.

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Preschool Math from the Dollar Store

Participants will be able to identify the important concepts and skills preschool children can learn and will be able to provide opportunities for children to use mathematical thinking skills every day. Core of Knowledge:  3 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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