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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

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.
Adventure Trips—Guaranteed Youth Engagement
Jun 19, 2018
Field trips are an ever-popular experience for children once they reach the age of about seven or eight. Out-of-school time programs that offer field trips as part of their programs help to meet the needs of children to go out and explore their community.
New On Demand Module
Jun 18, 2018
Non-instructional Staff: Create a Positive Climate for Children
You are the Key to Helping Kids Grow Up Healthy!
May 18, 2018
Children learn through imitation and observation. What they see adults do is just as important to learn skills, make choices, and establish habits as being told. When young children are surrounded by adults who practice healthy behaviors, they are more likely to make healthy choices themselves. Through modeling healthy habits for children, early care and education providers support children’s learning and health.

PA On-site Training

Better Kid Care: Getting the Best Out of Picture Books
When: Oct 18, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension, 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018
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