Growing up Wild

Just because the weather is changing doesn’t mean that you can’t use nature to help early learners explore questions and solutions using developmentally appropriate practices. Learn how to  help early learners connect with their natural world and develop skills in...

Planned Experiences for Infants and Toddlers

As caregivers of infant and toddlers, we want to do more than pass the time! We need daily planned activities that build trust and support early development. This training contains basic information to refresh your understanding of what our youngest children need, and...

Rating Readiness Series: Using the ITERS/FCCERS

This class is suitable for all licensed family home providers and child care center classroom teachers of children birth to 2 1/2 years.  This class contains basic introductory information about the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale (FCCERS) and the Infant...

Understanding Toddlers’ Why for Behavior

This training discusses the domains of child growth and development to articulate what drives child behavior. You will also learn what caregivers can do to understand, support, and provide positive behavior guidance to build strong social and emotional relationships...

Learning through Play

Play is what children want to do and what they choose to do when given the freedom, independence, time and space to determine their own behavior. Play is how children learn about their world. Play is a child’s right and is the essence of childhood. Play is not a...