Although time-out may sound effective in that it removes a child from a challenging situation, it does nothing to prepare the child for navigating such situations in the future.
Music and movement are an essential part of any early childhood program, and they can be enjoyable for children and adults alike.
Educators have long recognized that the block center is one of the most important learning centers in an early childhood setting. Among the many types of blocks to choose from, unit blocks are the most essential.
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Gather round! It’s circle time! Circle time is a ritual that early childhood programs often use for setting up the beginning of the day and marking the end of the day. So, how do you plan a successful circle time?
Dust mites, pet and animal dander, pollen, and insect stings are all environmental allergens that frequent early childhood programs. So, how can we reduce children’s exposure to environmental allergies in child care?
After having a baby, families make the important decision of whether to feed their child with formula or by breastfeeding. Designing your…
Credential and how to use Care Courses to get the credential. First, Care Courses can be used towards the 120 clock hours of training you need to get the National CDA issued by the Council for Professional Recognition. Once you obtain your CDA from the CDA council, you will meet the requirements needed to obtain your Florida Staff Credential!
Wondering how much time you have to complete your CDA exam and Verification Visit? Trying to find the your CDA exam and verification visit deadline? You have come to the right place!
One of the requirements to apply for your National CDA is to have a high school diploma or equivalent. One question we often get at Care Courses is, can I use my high school diploma from another country for the National CDA?