A parenting secret: Understanding temperament
July 19, 2016
In simple terms, temperament is a person’s manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting. Each person has patterns of behavior, or temperament, that are also part of his or her uniqueness. Parenting methods and techniques need to be compatible with a child’s individual temperament to be effective.
New On Demand for July!
July 13, 2016
PYD Foundations: Safety and Wellness; New Staff Orientation – Working with School-Age Youth; Dual Language Learners: Strategies for Successful Opportunities in ECE; Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals: Basics; Interactions Matter: Positive Teacher-Child Interaction Strategies; Plan for Learning: Create Child-Centered Schedules and Activity Plans; Observation: Methods and Strategies; Observation: Discover and Strengthen Connections; Health & Safety Basics: Requirements for Certification
Oh, what a difference a dad makes!
June 21, 2016
Father’s Day is a perfect time to celebrate the contributions Dad makes to a child’s life. From behavior, to friends, to achievement in school, research tells us that fathers play an important role.
Interactions matter: What research says and what you can do!
June 9, 2016
Responsive, warm and supportive interactions between caregivers and children build the foundation for learning. Interactions include how an educator approaches, responds to, communicates with, and supports children in all domains.
New On Demand for June!
June 8, 2016
Seven new modules ready for you in On Demand. Read more about all of these: Ethics: A Guide for Professional Behavior; Engage Families and Build Relationships; Preschool Foundations: Observe, Document, and Assess; Family Child Care: Support Infants and Toddlers; Family Child Care: Support Preschoolers; School Readiness: Lay the Foundation in the Early Years; and Observation: An Introduction.