Early Learning Workshops
WORKSHOP SCHEDULE FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS 2017-2018
Our Mission is to empower and engage child care providers by providing top-notch training with hands-on activities and developmentally appropriate resources to better the lives of children and families in our area. Providers will have the materials and ideas to put into practice current child development theories. Handouts include picture books, resource books, and educational materials. Please register at www.occrra.org. Questions? Call Ricardo Ang at (513) 345-6566.
FREE and Fun Workshops for Home Child Care Professionals!
All Workshops are "Ohio Approved" and "Step-Up Approved".
IN-SERVICE FORMS OF 2 HOURS ARE PROVIDED FOR EACH WORKSHOP.
These workshops are made possible by a grant from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services in cooperation with Ohio Educational Television Stations.
ORTL 1: Sensory Science Fun: Exploring Matter
Using a variety of teaching strategies and Ohio’s Early Learning & Development Standards as a guide, this workshop will focus on helping participants understand how to support the development of young children’s scientific inquiry skills as they explore the different states of matter through their senses.
ORTL 2: Out of This World Science
This workshop will focus on supporting scientific inquiry skills in young children as they explore familiar elements in nature such as the sun and moon, night and day, and light and shadow.
ORTL 3: Wild About Exploring Our Living World
This workshop will focus on supporting scientific inquiry skills in young children as they explore the physical characteristics and behaviors of living things.
Planting the Seeds for Pre-K STEM Education: Using Hands-On Activities and Technology (4 hours)
Training children to think requires specific steps and practice. Have fun while you practice games and simple ways to teach children how to classify, put steps in order, and think logically. Learning about thinking skills will be fun and interesting without a lot of work on your part using CODE.org activities. This curriculum is aligned with Ohio Early Learning Development Standards, CORE and Child Development concepts, and demonstrates fun, beginner steps for problem solving, logic and computer science. All the great computer scientists began practicing with computers before high school, now you can teach our upcoming leaders in the field!
**Ohio Approved is the new Step Up Approved. It includes all Step Up requirements as well as Ohio Dept. of Education requirements. As of July 1, 2017, all providers needing to fulfill Step Up requirements for Star rating will need to get Ohio Approved hours.