Rest Time Refreshers & Evening Energizers
Are you a caregiver looking for training hours but don’t have time to go to evening courses? Join Michigan State University (MSU) Extension’s Rest Time Refreshers or Evening Energizers for a quick hour of training during nap time or after pick-up! Connect through your computer and learn about a variety of topics! Sessions will last 45 minutes with 15 minutes for questions and answers. Participants that attend and actively participate will receive a certificate of completion for one training hour emailed directly to them afterwards. Sessions are $5 per person.
Topics include: The Purpose of Play, RELAX: Alternatives to Anger - Parents and Caregivers, Supporting Military Families in Early Childhood, More than 1,2,3 - Math and Early Childhood, Discipline and Children, Raising Young Readers, Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Science for Young Children, What Children Need to Know to Start School, ABCs of Early Literacy, Settting the Stage: Promoting Social Emotional Health in Young Children and more.
All sessions are from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. or 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. online unless otherwise indicated. Pre-registration & payment is required! To register or learn more about when classes are offered, visit the events page (to the right) or visit the ANR Communications Events Management system and search by “Early Childhood Development.”
To find an Early Childhood Educator near you visit MSU Extension.
Check out MSU Extension’s video based resources on the MSU Extension Early Childhood YouTube channel. Topics of videos include: friendship skills, communication, developing independence, cooperation, misbehavior, early literacy, sibling relationships and much more. New video topics are added freqently!
May 10, 2016 | Kittie Butcher | What is the relationship between “intentional teaching” and the early childhood education profession or parenting preschool-age child?
May 3, 2016 | Kylie Rymanowicz | Critical thinking is essential life skill. Learn why it is so important and how you can help children learn and practice these skills.
March 11, 2016 | Carrie Shrier | Ideas for outdoor spring play and discovery for young children.
February 11, 2016 | Kendra Moyses | Winter is a great time to explore and have fun outside!
December 8, 2015 | Kylie Rymanowicz | How can you best support your child’s play experiences?
Apr 12, 2017 | Webinar