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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

Brainstorm New Ideas for 2019!
Jan 15, 2019
This tool can help to both generate ideas and to focus strategic thinking and planning! Use this alone or in groups to brainstorm your next big (or small) idea!
Winter Military Quarterly
Jan 8, 2019
Caring for and teaching children is demanding work. It is important that you and the staff you work with feel well and are as healthy as possible. This ensures healthy and meaningful interactions with children, their families, and co-workers.
Nuevos Módulos Españoles Disponibles
Dec 13, 2018
Creando Momentos Especiales con Bebés y Niños Pequeños; Dando lo Mejor: Haciendo Apegos Seguros; Todo Niño Cuenta: Construyendo la Comunidad (New Spanish Modules Available!)
New in On Demand…
Nov 16, 2018
Coaching Conversations: Support Quality Practice
While waiting to go inside, sing songs with motions to engage children’s bodies and minds.
Sit still! Wait! Why make transitions difficult when you can move instead?
Nov 16, 2018
At Pennsylvania’s Early Childhood Education Summit this fall, about thirty infant-toddler practitioners gathered to discuss and problem-solve around the challenges of helping infants and toddlers transition successfully from one part of their day to another. Recognizing that the youngest children need support with skills like diapering, pottying, handwashing, and putting on coats and shoes, the group brainstormed what to do during the “waiting time” to keep the other children who are ready to go outside or start a new experience engaged.

PA On-site Training

Better Kid Care: Understanding the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework
When: Feb 21, 2019
Where: Penn State Extension, 2120 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042
Better Kid Care: PCAN-Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
When: Mar 26, 2019
Where: Penn State Extension, 2120 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042
Better Kid Care: Getting the Best Out of Picture Books
When: Apr 16, 2019
Where: Penn State Extension, 2120 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042
Better Kid Care: PCAN-Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
When: Apr 22, 2019
Where: Penn State Extension, Farm & Home Center Training Room, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
Better Kid Care: English Language Learners
When: May 4, 2019
Where: Penn State Extension, 2120 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042