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Toddlers & Biting: Finding the Right Response

APPLES Membership training- Free for Members

There are many reasons why toddlers might bite.  Children bite in order to cope with a challenge or to fulfill a need.  In this workshop, participants will learn about the underlying causes of biting and strategies to develop effective responses.  Discussion will also include how to teach young children valuable self-regulation skills, which are often key to stopping biting behaviors.   Core of Knowledge: 2 hours Child Development

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Who is Taking Care of the Caregiver

Special pricing

Providing for children is a stressful job.  Today’s caregiver needs to know the needs of all of their children, understand family dynamics, keep current on child development, and state regulations just to name a few.  Providers get so used to taking care of others, that their own needs are often not met.  This workshop will explore the importance of self-care in order to prevent burnout.  The participants will create an action plan of strategies to make self-care more intentional.   Core of...

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Leaping into Learning: Math

This workshop will highlight the 5 math themes recommended by NAEYC and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and touch upon the difference between learning to read and math. Participants will create materials that can be utilized in their own programs and debrief how the new materials will be incorporated Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours Curriculum

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Leaping into Learning: Art

This workshop will highlight process-focused art versus product-versus art in Early Childhood and address how art fits into four learning domains.  Participants will create materials that can be utilized in their own programs and debrief how the new materials will be incorporated into their daily practice.   Core of Knowledge; 3 Hours Curriculum

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Pyramid Model: What's it All About

APPLES Membership training- Free for APPLES Members

This workshop is designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about research based strategies designed to enhance the social emotional climate of their early learning program.  During the workshop, participants will gain an understanding of the different tiers of The Pyramid Model and learn about the benefits of a proactive/preventative approach for strengthening social-emotional skills in all children.   Core of Knowledge: 2 Hours Curriculum

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Leaping into Learning: Art

This workshop will highlight process-focused art versus product-versus art in Early Childhood and address how art fits into four learning domains.  Participants will create materials that can be utilized in their own programs and debrief how the new materials will be incorporated into their daily practice. Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours Curriculum

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Leaping into Learning: Social Studies

This workshop will highlight the 5 Social Studies themes in Early Childhood and address the connection between Social Studies and Literature.  Participants will create materials that can be utilized in their own programs and debrief how the new materials will be incorporated into their daily practice. Core of knowledge: 3 Hours Curriculum

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Making Math Meaningful for Preschoolers

APPLES membership- Free for APPLES Members

What do we know about preschoolers and math?  Children are naturally curious about math in the world around them.  Teaching math skills doesn't mean expensive or fancy materials!  Participants will explore how to use everyday household items to teach math skills in a more meaningful way to young children and discuss the benefits of teaching math "across" the curriculum. Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours Curriculum

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Leaping into Learning: Social Studies

This workshop will highlight the 5 Social Studies themes in Early Childhood and address the connection between Social Studies and Literature.  Participants will create materials that can be utilized in their own programs and debrief how the new materials will be incorporated into their daily practice. Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours Curriculum

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Social Emotional Learning: Why it Matters

APPLES Membership Training- Free to APPLES Members

During this workshop, participants will discuss the importance of teaching young children social and emotional skills.  Social Skills are the foundation for school readiness and often children are not getting what they need in early learning settings to develop those skills.  We will explore the value in respecting cultural diversity when evaluating and responding to challenging behaviors in children.   Participants will leave with a better understanding of the importance in teaching self-...

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