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...

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...

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...

Flip It: Transforming Challenging Behavior

Flip It is a social emotional strategy to help young children learn about their feelings, gain self-control and reduce challenging behaviors.  This technique is useful for all adults who interact with young children. Flip It can be used in targeted interventions for a...