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Supporting Children in Uncertain Times: Taking care of ourselves and our children

As caregivers and educators, taking care of ourselves is critically important. In this course, we will explore the impact stress has on us, and the skills to help manage it. We will also discuss how children - throughout childhood - respond to stress and what behaviors we can look out for and help address to best support children during this challenging time with age-appropriate resources and strategies. Register today at azregistry.org! For more information on resources available for caregivers and…

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Building Resilience in Young Children

CCEI, an online child care training provider, is offering a FREE course in April titled "Building Resilience in Young Children." To find the course: Log into the Registry at www.azregistry.org Click on Find Training Event Search by Course Title and type Building Resilience Click Search Choose course and click View Event Click on Enroll Now Registry Users will take the online course at www.cceionline.edu

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COVID-19 Resources for Children & Caregivers

Find information and resources from First Things First to help support young children emotionally with concerns about COVID-19.If you are feeling stress about COVID-19, you are not alone. Here are some tools from PBS Kids for kids and caregivers to help navigate these worries.Little kids may be feeling anxious right now, so how can you help? First, acknowledge ways the coronavirus has changed their lives. Check out more tips from The New York Times on how to ease their anxiety.

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Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns

As an early care and education provider, you play a critical role in the health and wellbeing of children. You are also very well positioned to help identify children who might need extra help in their development. This FREE online training course, Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns, helps you fulfill this role by providing tools and best practices for monitoring the development of children in your care and talking about it with their parents.This 1-hour, 4-module course focuses…

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Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

The Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) is Arizona’s statewide interagency system of services and supports for families of infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with a significant developmental delay or established condition. AzEIP is established by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which provides eligible children and their families access to Team-Based Early Intervention Services (TBEIS) to enhance the capacity of families and caregivers to support the child’s development. AzEIP is focused on building…

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Brainstorming a Path to Critical Thinking

I was recently working in an early childhood classroom where the teacher was discussing nocturnal animals. After explaining what nocturnal meant, she asked the children to come up with reasons why some animals would rather stay up at night and sleep during the day. She then wrote all of the children’s responses down on a chart paper. She told the children that the list would be up for them to think about over the next few weeks and that they…

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Easy Ways to Make Time for Individual Formative Assessment

You are monitoring the progress of your students on a daily basis. You have been taking pictures of your students while they engage in your planned activities. You’re adding those pictures to their portfolios with notes and sharing with parents. This is all important information that shows the child’s milestones.But are those pictures telling you if the child understands the concepts you are teaching in class? You want to adapt your lessons to meet each child’s needs so you need…

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Early Childcare Professionals Have an Important Role in a Child’s Growth and Development

From birth through age 8, the foundations for a child’s lifetime are formed. This gives early childhood professionals an opportunity to nurture this important growth and development. Knowing how children grow and develop helps early childhood professionals write curriculum activities and set up learning environments, observe and assess children over time and support children with different learning styles. When it comes to an early childhood professionals’ role – it’s important that there is an understanding of each individual child’s range…

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Intro to the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Knowledge and Competencies

All children have the capacity and an inherent ability to learn, especially in the most informative (early) years of their life. With this in mind, providing children a high-quality early childhood education is of the utmost importance and sets the stage for success not only in school, but also in life. Your role as an early childhood educator is key to a young child’s success, so ensuring that you have the core knowledge and competencies will provide the necessary support…

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Developmental Milestones: There’s an App for That!

As an early childhood professional, understanding developmental milestones for your classroom is extremely important. Not only for knowing whether or not they're on track, but also understanding if there are any potential developmental delays that need to be addressed.

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