Childcare Practitioner's Workshop: Making the Brain Connection: Teaching a Child Through Play (Thursday, September 16)
Did you know that 90% of a child’s brain development happens by age 5? You can make an important impact on the life of a child simply by spending time with them and interacting with them in constructive ways.
During this workshop participants will:
- Learn the latest information about a child’s early brain development.
- Realize the power YOU have to transform a child’s brain through play. Learn simple techniques to encourage learning and ways to incorporate book activities. Find out how these activities can actually change brain growth.
- Discuss/examine a variety of toys that encourage learning.
- Develop teaching materials in a make-it take-it format for classroom use.
This training will fulfill 2 hours of the Department of Public Welfare training requirements and meet the Core Body of Knowledge K2 C2 11 and the Pennsylvania Early Learning Standard 15.1: Constructing Knowledge and 15.3: Applying Knowledge.
$10.00 materials fee payable at time of registration.
Location: Schlow Community Room
Please call the Children's Department to register. 235-7817