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New study published on using integrated pest management (IPM) in child care centers
August 29, 2014A new study, “Implementing an integrated pest management (IPM) program in child care centers: A qualitative study,” appears in the latest edition of Early Childhood Research Quarterly. Four common steps to starting an IPM program emerged.
Raising children to use technology wisely
August 20, 2014With thousands of apps and digital devices available, the question of how technology affects children and learning is more important than ever. Some adults may not yet be comfortable using digital technology, but today’s children are growing up using a variety of digital devices.
August 12, 2014What comes to mind when you think of school readiness?
August 11, 2014Click2Science: Selecting STEM Activities; New Staff Orientation – Working with Infants and Toddlers; Positive Youth Development: Foundations; Positive Youth Development: Building a Culture of Belonging
August 8, 2014No! That’s just a superstition. But they can crawl through cracks and crevices and become a pest in your child care facility. So how do you deal with these little nuisance critters? They can be difficult to keep out even with the use of screens, but there are steps you can take to help minimize their population.
PA On-site Training
Better Kid Care: Integrating the Early Childhood Standards into Curriculum and Assessment
When: September 6, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA
Penn State Nutrition Links - Food Road Trip! Farm to Table
When: September 9, 2014Where: State College, PA
Better Kid Care: Moving Towards Best Practice: STARS Orientation Part 2 Center/Group
When: September 16, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA
Better Kid Care: Family Partnerships: A Matter of Perspective
When: September 29, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA
Let's Move! Pennsylvania
When: October 8, 2014Where: State College, PA