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On Demand Distance Education
Better Kid Care's On Demand Distance Education system provides professional development online anytime you are ready to learn! Get started using On Demand with a video tutorial, review the lesson listing, and read frequently asked questions.

Better Kid Care News

Connecting With Nature in a Concrete Jungle
Oct 19, 2018
“There’s a tree that grows in Brooklyn… It grows in boarded-up lots and out of neglected rubbish heaps. It grows up out of cellar gratings. It is the only tree that grows out of cement. It grows lushly… survives without sun, water, and seemingly without earth” (Smith 1943).
Inspiring Voices From the Field
Oct 19, 2018
Meet Christina… Christina, from Medford, NJ, is a toddler room teacher. She and her co-teacher care for twelve children between the ages of eighteen to thirty months in a center that serves 150 children.
New in On Demand…
Oct 18, 2018
Financial Planning in Early Childhood and School-age Programs; Self-care for ECE Professionals Who Care for Children Impacted by ACEs; Cultural Diversity and Responsiveness in Early Childhood Education
Military Quarterly
Sep 11, 2018
A quarterly review of Better Kid Care resources that will help caregivers in military-connected programs and communities. For fall, we examine why it is important to learn about observation.
New in On Demand…
Aug 23, 2018
Several new modules arrived over the summer. Click the titles to read a summary of the module, or just sign in to On Demand to start the module for free. As always, you only have to pay if you need a certificate of completion.

PA On-site Training

Better Kid Care: Becoming Trauma Informed
When: Oct 30, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension, 2120 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042
Better Kid Care: Becoming Trauma Informed
When: Nov 1, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
Better Kid Care: PCAN-Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
When: Nov 5, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension, Farm & Home Center Training Room, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
Better Kid Care: Becoming Trauma Informed
When: Nov 6, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
Better Kid Care: Becoming Trauma Informed-Practice Skills
When: Nov 8, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension, 2120 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042