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Why don’t we talk anymore?!
July 19, 2014Verbal communication skills are very much like penmanship. If people do not use them, they will lose them.
July 2, 2014A Good Night’s Sleep: How Sleep Affects Health; CDA Credential: An Introduction and Professional Reflection; Click2Science: Embracing Active STEM Learning; Junk Makes Great Learning Material; Reflect and Respect Children’s Military-Connected Identity; See as a Child, Feel as a Child; Understanding Toddlers
From plugged in to unplugged: Happier healthy children
June 24, 2014Traveling offers the opportunity to observe families in restaurants, in airports, and on public transportation. Unsurprisingly, what is observed are people glued to some kind of technological device. No eye contact, no conversation, no playful interactions, and looking alone within the family.
Fathers play important role in children's lives
June 16, 2014Father's Day is a perfect time to acknowledge how important dads are in children's lives. Good fathering is hard work, but it is the most important kind of work men can do...
June 5, 2014The brains of newborn babies are wired to hear all of the sounds of all languages in the world. In their first year of life, babies listen carefully to people talking around them, and their brains focus to listen for the sounds they hear most often. The sounds that babies hear build the foundation for learning to speak.
PA On-site Training
Better Kid Care: Core Knowledge Competencies and Big Ideas Framework (formerly CBK/PDR)
When: August 6, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA
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