We are excited to offer online/on-demand training opportunities featuring diverse experts sharing evidence-based practices, resources, ideas, and the latest in research. Our goal is to foster quality early learning experiences for children birth through 8 years old. Early Childhood classes that fit your time schedule. These classes are designed with you in mind. They are 2 hours of continuing education classes for early childhood professionals that you take at your own pace.
What should I expect during the class?
- View a short 45 minute video on the topic
- Answer three questions that are true and false or multiple choice
- Read a short article that relates to the topic
- Write a 250-300 word paragraph
- Complete a short evaluation
- Receive a certificate
- You will have up to 30 days from the date you registered to complete the class. You can come and go to the class as your schedule allows.
- Approved for Childcare Providers continuing education hours in Nebraska, Georgia, Iowa and South Dakota.
Engaging in block play provides a vast array of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematical (STEM) concepts.
Join us to gain information on the importance of math development for young children.
Participants will learn strategies for integrating math into children’s routines, as well as fun and engaging games and activities that involve math concepts.
Positive engagement with parents is a goal of all early childhood educators and providers!
Join us to explore Getting Ready– a straightforward and evidence-based approach that builds effective parent-provider partnerships to support young children’s development.
This presentation will provide learners with an introduction to autism spectrum disorder.
Participants will learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of autism in their childcare setting.
Is your mind full of worries and thoughts that cause you stress?
Learn the benefits of mindfulness and how mindfulness can positively impact your well-being and support you being more present in the moment.
Music is a natural part of a child's everyday life. Not only does it help them develop language and social skills but forms a part of their playtime.
Safe storing, preparing, and serving of foods is just as important in child care programs as serving a balanced diet. Many children and adults get sick from eating foods that are not properly handled or when food safety guidelines are not being followed.
This presentation will provide learners with a brief overview of autism spectrum disorder.
Participants will learn strategies that can embed within the daily routines of childcare settings to help support children with autism in their programs.
The importance of sleep and the impact of sleep on children and youth’s development.
Tinkering helps children to understand you have to fail a few times, sometimes many times, in order to get the right answer.
Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.9 million children under age 18.
Caring for a child with food allergy can be challenging.
What do all of those words on food packages mean? How do I tell if a food is a whole grain? Does the food meet the whole grain requirements for the new meal plan?
Join us to answer these mysterious questions and more!
Children’s yoga during early childhood can play an important role in helping young children learn self-regulation strategies, enhance their health, and can make learning fun.
Yogapalooza: Learning Strategies to Immediately Incorporate Yoga and Mindfulness into Your Early Childhood Classroom
Bari Koral is a nationally recognized kids yoga educator and recording artist for children. You’ll master many simple but powerful mindfulness tools, learn some child friendly yoga poses and understand the great benefits and physiology of yoga and mindfulness.