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Our world demands that children be critical thinkers and creative problem solvers. This workshop will help teachers learn the difference between teaching to learn and teaching to think. After completion, teachers will be prepared to ask questions and guide conversations that encourage children's introspection and deep thought. Presented by: Meredith Williams DCDEE Credit Hours: 2.0 Registration Deadline: July 13th at 5pmFind out more »
Everyone needs practical strategies and materials to help with challenging behaviors in young children, especially those that research has shown to be highly effective. This training walks participants through The Teaching Tool for Children with Challenging Behavior resources (known as TTYC). This tool is packed with strategies based on Positive Behavior Supports and the Pyramid Model that are collected into one resource and easily accessible through a free website. Participants will see tools for prevention of challenging behaviors as well…Find out more »
This course will teach techniques for saving the lives of infants, children, and adults. Certification cards will be issued upon completion. Presented by: Sue Shivar DCDEE Credit Hours: 2.5 Registration Deadline: July 31st at 5pmFind out more »
Come and learn the basics of container gardening with two of Chatham County's master gardeners. Gardening in child care is a fun and education opportunity for your children, staff, and parents. Children are more likely to eat vegetables when they help grow and harvest them. Gardening is considered a "best practice" in early childhood education that promotes outdoor learning and healthy eating. Gardening can be easy when you use containers. Each center that is represented will plant four containers with…Find out more »
Do you want to serve healthy meals using locally sourced ingredients but don't know where to start? Where is the best place to get local foods? What meals will the children eat? Will these meals be approved by the CACFP? What do I do about picky eaters? Come to this training and learn from an experienced child care center director and assistant director. Heidi Lineberry and Jennifer Walters of Sonflower Seeds Child Care Center will share their favorite kid friendly meals…Find out more »