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Programs for Child Care Providers
Free continuing education for child care providers. Registration is required; please call 286-3011 or register online. Registration opens about one month prior to the workshop, see below for exact dates. Adults only; no children, no exceptions. Check in begins 10 minutes prior to class start time so workshop can begin as scheduled. To receive credit, attendees must arrive on time.

The Six Skills for Early Literacy
Learn the six skills all children need to be prepared to learn how to read when they enter school. Leave with fun ways to expand lessons with books to include the skills.

Continuing Education: 3 hours

Central (Registration begins Feb. 26)
Saturday, Mar. 29
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Register Online Here!

New Workshop!
Start Right, Finish Bright: Building Foundations in Your Infant & Toddler Classroom

Being a nurturing caregiver is such an important part of teaching the youngest in your care. But when should you start? How should you do it? Learn how to create the optimal environment for healthy brain development. Find out how “secure attachment” and social-emotional develop- ment are the foundation for all of babies’ and toddlers’ future learning. Explore ways to build intentional interactions into your day that foster language skills and are developmentally appropriate.

Continuing Education: 3 hours
* This workshop is specifically geared for those who teach children from birth to 24 months old. *

Capitol (Registration begins Jan. 8)
Saturday, Feb. 8
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
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Villard Square (Registration begins Mar. 12)
Saturday, Apr. 12
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
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Facts are Fun
Non-fiction or factual books are not just for school-aged children! Informational books introduce children to important concepts and vocabulary. Come and be introduced to quality, age-appropriate non-fiction books and how they add fun and interest to your classroom.

Continuing Education: 1.5 hrs.

Center Street (Registration begins Jan. 21)
Wednesday, Feb. 19
6-7:30 p.m.
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Saturday, Feb. 22
10:30 a.m.-12 noon
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Using Books to Encourage Positive Behavior
Young children’s behavior can both entertain and challenge us! During this session, you will explore books and activities that can be used to help redirect children’s behavior and address topics such as anger, sharing, and friendship.

Continuing Education: 1.5 hrs.

Washington Park (Registration begins Feb. 4)
Tuesday, Mar. 4
6-7:30 p.m.
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Saturday, Mar. 8
10:30 a.m.-12 noon
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Talleres gratuitos para los proveedores de cuidado infantil en español
Se requiere una inscripción previa; llame al (414) 286-3011 (inglés) o al (414) 286-8423 (español), o inscríbase en línea en www.mpl.org. La inscripción comienza un mes antes de la fecha del taller. No se permite asistir con niños. Se pasa lista 10 minutos antes de que comience el taller para que se pueda empezar a tiempo. El crédito se da a los participantes que sean puntuales.

Seis destrezas de la alfabetización temprana
Aprenda las seis destrezas que cada niño requiere para que esté preparado para leer al ingresar a la escuela. En esta sesión, aprenda cómo ampliar las lecciones de una manera divertida y llévese ideas nuevas que ayudarán a los niños bajo su cuidado a desarrollar estas seis destrezas.

Educación continua: 3 horas

Biblioteca Zablocki (El 15 de enero comienza la inscripción)
sábado 15 de febrero
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Registro en línea aquí!

El colegio del abecedario: enseñando el alfabeto
Durante este taller, usted tendrá la oportunidad de explorar maneras divertidas para presentar el conocimiento de letras a los niños de 0-5 años. Aprenda maneras en que puede ayudar a los niños a reconocer las diferencias entre la apariencia de las letras, sus nombres y sonidos mientras se divierten. Recibirá materiales para preparar una actividad que puede utilizar en el aula.

Educación continua: 1.5 horas

Biblioteca Zablocki (El 5 de marzo comienza la inscripción)
sábado 5 de abril
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Registro en línea aquí!

 
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