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* Children’s Behavior: The Importance of the Practitioner’s Role Explore the meaning of challenging behavior through the lens of the child care provider’s roles including detective, nurturer, and guide. Examine how perceptions of behaviors are formed through experiences and background and discuss strategies for building successful relationships with all children in your program. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - II.C: Promoting Social and Emotional Development   CDA Content Area - III: Positive ways to support children’ social and emotional development   This course is accessible from a mobile device. For optimal performance, viewing from a computer or tablet is highly recommended.  For ten clock hours on your Learning Record, please register and pay online at Develop. Then, complete a 500-word reflection paper and submit this document with your reflectionPlease note: You have access to this document as view only. To enable editing, download the document. Click "file" then "download as" in the upper left-hand corner of this screen. This will give you the option to open the document as a Word doc on your own computer. Then, you can complete the information and email it to: credit@inclusivechildcare.org. *Disregard any directions regarding a final quiz. The only learning assessment needed is the reflection paper. Course
* How to Be Prepared for Emergencies in Child Care Settings This course will provide information about the three key components of emergency planning which are preparedness, response and recovery. Also included is content related to emergency planning for children with disabilities and/or special health care needs. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - VII.B: Ensuring Safety   CDA Content Area - I: Planning a safe, healthy learning environment  This course is accessible from a mobile device. For optimal performance, viewing from a computer or tablet is highly recommended.  For ten clock hours on your Learning Record, please register and pay online at Develop. Then, complete a 500 word reflection paper and submit this document with your reflectionPlease note: You have access to this document as view only. To enable editing, download the document. Click "file" then "download as" in the upper left-hand corner of this screen. This will give you the option to open the document as a Word doc on your own computer. Then, you can complete the information and email it to: credit@inclusivechildcare.org. *Disregard any directions regarding a final quiz. The only learning assessment needed is the reflection paper. Course
* Preventing Challenging Behavior Through Your Environment Examine the physical and social environments of your child care program and their effect on children's behavior. Explore ways to prevent and guide children's behavior through hands-on activities and practical strategies. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - II.C: Promoting Social and Emotional Development    CDA Content Area - III: Positive ways to support children’ social and emotional development  This course is accessible from a mobile device. For optimal performance, viewing from a computer or tablet is highly recommended.  For ten clock hours on your Learning Record, please register and pay online at Develop. Then, complete a 500-word reflection paper and submit this document with your reflectionPlease note: You have access to this document as view only. To enable editing, download the document. Click "file" then "download as" in the upper left-hand corner of this screen. This will give you the option to open the document as a Word doc on your own computer. Then, you can complete the information and email it to: credit@inclusivechildcare.org. *Disregard any directions regarding a final quiz. The only learning assessment needed is the reflection paper. Course
* Preventing Expulsion in Early Childhood Settings This self study highlights research findings and promising practices for supporting the early childhood community and intervening in challenging behaviors. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - II.C: Promoting Social and Emotional Development   CDA Content Area - III: Positive ways to support children’ social and emotional development  This course is accessible from a mobile device. For optimal performance, viewing from a computer or tablet is highly recommended.  For ten clock hours on your Learning Record, please register and pay online at Develop. Then, complete a 500 word reflection paper and submit this document with your reflectionPlease note: You have access to this document as view only. To enable editing, download the document. Click "file" then "download as" in the upper left-hand corner of this screen. This will give you the option to open the document as a Word doc on your own computer. Then, you can complete the information and email it to: credit@inclusivechildcare.org. *Disregard any directions regarding a final quiz. The only learning assessment needed is the reflection paper. Course
1-2-3 Trauma-Sensitive Toolkit for Caregivers This toolkit was developed by public health nurses with the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) Weaving Bright Futures Program. Their goal was to improve the resilience of caregivers and the children in their care. It is intended to support caregivers on their journey toward trauma sensitivity. It is organized by topic. Each topic contains a brief overview, specific tools that can be used with children, and suggestions on where to find more information. Also included are handouts that can be used as teaching aids. Each toolkit topic builds upon the previous ones. Website
10 Books That Empower Kids to Stand Up and Speak Out Books can be great resources for change-minded kids, helping them think about why and how they can be a force for good in a complicated world and have an impact, large or small. Here are some great books for readers of all ages. Website
10 Things Every Child Needs (Videos) At birth, an infant's brain is only 25 percent of the size of an average adult's brain. Incredibly, by age 3, a child's brain has grown to 90 percent of that an adult's brain. During infancy and early childhood, children are flooded with new experiences that impact their brain development. The first 3 years of a child's life offer parents and other caregivers an amazing opportunity to shape the child's growth and form healthy habits that will last a lifetime. This site offers 10 videos discussing ways to facilitate child development from birth to three. Website
11 Tips for Teaching Preschool Online "From scavenger hunts to obstacle courses to read-alouds, many activities from the classroom can be adapted for little kids learning from home." Here are some great ideas from Jessica Young at Edutopia. Website
12 Children's Picture Books That Challenge Traditional Gender Roles Research shows that even young children can quickly fall into these sex-based stereotypes and prejudices. In honor of celebrating our diversity, here are 12 children's picture books that challenge traditional gender roles. Website
12 Tipos de Juegos (12 Types of Play) Hay una variedad de tipos de juegos, y cada uno es importante para un crecimiento y desarrollo saludables. Esta hoja de consejos presenta los doce tipos de juegos clave. There are a variety of types of games, and each is important for healthy growth and development. This tip sheet introduces the twelve types of key games. Tipsheet