Block play is for all ages, young and old.
This workshop will focus on promoting positive social emotional development.
This workshop covers strategies for supporting cognitive development, based on child development theory.
Learn to incorporate music into all curriculum areas. Highly interactive. Bring your favorite rhythm instrument or CD.
November is Military Family Month and Operation: Military Kids is once again teaming up with Penn State students for our 5th Annual Fall Family Camp! Weekend activities include games, campfires, an Amazing Race - OMK Style, and more!
This is the 11th annual Building Blocks to Early Learning Conference providing several workshops covering current issues dealing with early care and education.
Who is this magical child? What are their interests? How can I support their academic and life skill development through their areas of interest? Take this course and walk away with a greater understanding of the children you serve and ways to help them excel.
What does STEM stand for? Why STEM in your school-age curriculum? And how to we add STEM to our curriculum? Take this course and walk away with the meaning of STEM and curricular ideas for your school-age program.
Learn to meet needs of mixed ages, individuals and groups in fun & educational ways.
No two families are exactly alike. This course focuses on respecting and celebrating differences in developmentally appropriate ways.
In this session we investigate our ethical responsibilities as ECE Professionals. We will explore the NAEYC code of Ethical Conduct and we will work together to come up with solutions to some of our real life ethical dilemmas.
The early experiences children have with books and literacy materials provide the foundation for later literacy development.
Do you ever wonder why parent involvement is not strong? Perhaps you are sending an incorrect message without even knowing it. This course focuses on the need for every family and child to feel that they belong in your program.
Use puppets to reinforce skill development, engage the difficult child and foster communication. Provide stimulating environments and activities using puppets. Materials and pattern will be provided.
Come to this session and explore the world according to toddlers. We will begin by exploring what social/emotional competence looks like in adults and come up with ways that we assist children in obtaining social and emotional competence!
Have stress? Everyday ECE professionals dedicate themselves to nurturing children, youth and families but may neglect their own needs.
Childhood obesity is rising at an alarming rate, leading us to see illnesses and physical conditions previously not typically associated with childhood.
Military teens in 7th-12th grades, from all branches of service, are invited to join Operation: Military Kids for a winter adventure! The Second Annual Winter Warrior Games Weekend Retreat is sure to bring out your inner survivor!