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Encouraging outdoor play is important in early childhood education. Playing outside gives children an outlet to express themselves, while also burning off some of their energy. Young children are able to explore a natural environment, take risks, and build confidence. Bringing your classroom centers outdoor to extend your children learning and development of skills such…

Study Take s a deep investigation unto how child abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction lead to the adult onset ofchronic diseases, depression, other mental illness, violence, and financial and social Adverse Childhood ExperiencesStudy (ACEs)

Smart Start of Forsyth County is a proud provider of First Aid, CPR and AED Training. Be sure to register early,spaces are limited. Participants must attend for the entire training session to receive the certificate.

This training defines what a transition is and what it looks like in an early childhood classroom. Participants will also discuss why transition activities are needed, in the classroom. Teachers will be asked to identify transition times and when they should be using transitional activities.

In this work shop you will learn What is Active Supervision in the classroom, how do you make sure that you are meeting state regulations in the early childhood environment related to Active supervision. In this training you will learn strategies that will support you in everyday supervision of your children in the classroom.

All adults who provide care for infants 12 months or younger are required to be trained in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) risk reduction practices. The Infant/Toddler Safe Sleep and SIDS Risk Reduction in Child Care (ITS-SIDS) is the approved training. It prepares childcare providers to follow their facility’s safe sleep policy

Children’s Social and Emotional Development Mindfulness is thought of as intentional and non-judgmental present-moment awareness. This kind of awareness means we are purposefully paying attention to what is happening around us, what is happening inside us, what we are doing, and how we are doing and feeling without judging or analyzing. This ability to focus…