Pennsylvania Online Classes for Spring

Pennsylvania Classes that are funded by the Southwest Regional Key:

A program of the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh.

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Spring Calendar

 

March 20th-March 31st

Bullies: How to Manage and Prevent Their Behavior Online Class  -Although bullying has been a problem for a long time, it is only recently that studies are showing the huge toll that it takes on the social and emotional lives of children. This class will help you understand why bullying occurs and give you techniques for responding to this behavior. This class is worth 2 clock hours

Info for Taming Temper Tantrums -This class is worth 6 clock hours. This online training is designed for experienced providers who care for young children. Participants will learn to identify common causes of temper tantrums and how to prevent them. This online class looks at many types of tantrums and how to help children develop self-control.

April 3rd-April 15th

Potty Training in Child Care-This class is worth 1 clock hour This training class reviews the importance of readiness and gives guidelines for potty training in a child care program.

Preschool Math  This class is worth 3 clock hours This online training is designed to guide teachers and child care providers in implementing math curricular activities and learning into the preschool program .You do not have to have a degree in physics to help young children in your early childhood program learn about math. The rudiments of a math curriculum start with the child and the world around them. This online workshop lesson will guide you in helping children learn about math as they explore and discover and have fun!

April 17th- April 29th

Infant and Toddler Care This class is worth 4 clock hours This training is designed for both novice and experienced providers who care for infants and/or young toddlers. In light of current research pointing to the importance of the first three years of development, many providers and early childhood teachers are questioning what should be happening in an infant and toddler care program. Quality child care programs recognize that such care is much more than just custodial care. This online lesson will help you develop a plan for the care and education of for infants and toddlers.

Gather ‘Round for Circle Time This is a class that will help providers improve their curriculum. You will learn how to plan for a developmentally appropriate circle time that has value and interest for all children in your program. This class is worth 1 clock hour 

May 1st- May 13th

Potty Training in Child Care-This class is worth 1 clock hour This training class reviews the importance of readiness and gives guidelines for potty training in a child care program.

Info for Taming Temper Tantrums -This class is worth 6 clock hours This online training is designed for experienced providers who care for young children. Participants will learn to identify common causes of temper tantrums and how to prevent them. This online class looks at many types of tantrums and how to help children develop self-control.

May 15th-27th

Understanding and Responding to Biting This class is worth 1 clock hour This online training will help child care providers learn how to prevent and manage biting. One of the most troublesome child behaviors, from a parent’s perspective, is biting. This is true whether the child is the aggressor or the victim. However, biting in child care is a very common behavior from the time children start teething all the way through their toddler years.

 

Remember these are self-study classes that you can complete anytime during the set time frame.

Click here to register on the PA. Keys website

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