HEALTH & SAFETY TRAININGS

The following trainings will be held at Child Care Choices (4817 State Route 202, Tipp City)

 

Our next round of Health and Safety trainings will be in late winter/early spring.



CHILD DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS

The following trainings will be held at Child Care Choices (4817 State Route 202, Tipp City)

Let's Get Wild: Engaging Children Through Nature

Thursday, October 25, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm). FREE.  Use Growing Up WILD Curriculum and PBS resources to engage children in science, math, literacy, music and movement. Learn while having hands-on fun. Topics and resources include: camouflage, life cycles, spiders, ants, computer games, video, hands-on fun and activities.  This three-hour session includes a curriculum book, story books, and a science kit of materials to use with children.  Instructor is Tina Spaulding of Think TV.  Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST10071170).

Enhancing Math for Early Learners

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm). Cost: $30.  This workshop will look at ways to enhance math for young children. Discussion of how young children develop the foundations for mathematical thinking and Approaches to Learning as they relate to children being motivated to learn math. Learn to enhance these mathematical concepts through everyday activities. Instructor is Jacki Leader. Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST 10072518)

Encouraging Language Development in Infants and Toddlers

Thursday, November 8, 2018 (6:30pm-8:30pm). Cost: $35.  Toddlers are constantly listening and learning! Use Early Learning Development Standards to focus the environment and activities for language learning and create ways to include families in the fun! ITERS-R standards are also reviewed to guide the activities for use in the infant and toddler program. Hands-on activities and children’s storybooks demonstrate the ideas presented.  Instructor is Tina Spaulding of Think TV.  Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST10071172)

ASQ-3 The Ages and Stages Questionnaires (This training will be held at Wee Care Childcare, 8870 E. State Rte 571, New Carlisle)

Thursday, November 15, 2018 (6:30pm-9:00pm). Cost $25. The Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3™) pinpoints developmental progress in children between the ages of one month to 5 ½ years. Its a highly reliable, easy-to-use parent-completed screening tool. Evidence shows that the earlier development is assessed—the greater the chance a child has to reach his or her potential. Participants will be shown how to use the tool, strategies on conducting screenings and how to make referrals when needed. Instructor is Theresa Newton of 4C for Children. Note the location of the training will be Wee Care Childcare in New Carlisle. (ST10074449)

Supporting Brain Development in Infants and Toddlers

Thursday, December 6, 2018 (6:30pm-8:30pm).  Cost: $35.Using the CORE and the ELDS, examine and plan ways to incorporate brain development into the environment and activities, as well as finding ways to share this information with parents. Hands-on activities and story books included.  Instructor is Tina Spaulding of Think TV.  Please register at www.occrra.org. (ST10071593)