Better Kid Care
Evidence-informed professional development for early care and education and youth development professionals to improve the quality of their care and educational practices.
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December 3, 2013The reuniting of a family after deployment is one of those moments that everyone wants to be perfect in every way! But when very young children are involved it can end up being a big, emotional mess. You can do a LOT to help military parents plan a homecoming that takes into account the needs of their youngest children and, as a result, will be memorable in all the best ways.
November 26, 2013What is indoor air quality and how do cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting products affect it? Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a measure of how clean the air is inside structures where we live, work and play. And what happens in one part of a building affects all of the building’s occupants.
November 7, 2013Effective coaching helps educators become more intentional in their practice, helps facilitate use of best practices, moves educators toward a better understanding of children's overall development and needs, helps educators develop a better understanding of ways to have rich interactions with children, and provides a platform for supporting children's positive outcomes in all developmental areas.
November 4, 2013Active Children are Learning Children, Changing Spaces, Professional Philosophy Statement, Easy Ways to Boost Children's Brain Power
November 1, 2013It should come as no surprise that one of the most difficult experiences that military families regularly face is the separation of deployment. What may be surprising, though, is that the months leading up to deployment can be difficult for families, too.
PA On-site Training
Better Kid Care: Holiday Diversity and Inclusiveness
When: December 5, 2013Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Better Kid Care: Assessing Your Curriculum for Appropriateness and Rigor
When: December 5, 2013Where: Nesquehoning, PA
Better Kid Care: First Friday Afternoon Discussion Series (Session 4)
When: December 6, 2013Where: Greensburg, PA
Better Kid Care: Leadership Matters
When: December 9, 2013Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Better Kid Care: Taking a Positive Approach to Difficult Behaviors
When: December 9, 2013Where: Dauphin, PA