Culture: Make it an everyday part of your curriculum
August 18, 2016
As the world becomes more globally conscious, an important job of educators is to help children and youth acquire knowledge about cultural differences so that they will be able to work together and solve future problems together. Cultural competence is a critical set of skills that teachers, as well as out-of-school staff, need to help all children reach their full potentials.
New On Demand for August!
August 17, 2016
I Am Moving, I Am Learning – Take It Outside!; I Am Moving, I Am Learning – Active Play Everyday!; PYD Foundations: Youth Engagement
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.