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?
There is no age limit when it comes to taking Care Courses! The only pre-requisite for our courses is that you can read and write fluently in English. However, check with your state licensing agency to…
Sunlight benefits us physically, behaviorally, and emotionally. However, sunlight can also be dangerous. Overexposure to sunlight damages the skin and eyes and can contribute to skin cancer…
Being a child can be stressful. Learning new things, building interpersonal relationships, and navigating different home, school, and care environments are exhausting experiences for many children. These experiences have been even more tiresome during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has placed many children in volatile, unpredictable situations. However, unlike adults, children rarely have a space toContinue reading “Reducing Children’s Stress in Child Care”
Here at Care Courses we are an approved trainer for the Idaho STARS program, ready to assist you with continuing your professional development. Are you looking for STARS training or annual clock hours or a National CDA in Idaho? Then read on! The Department of Health and Welfare accepts all of our courses for stateContinue reading “How can I get Idaho STARS training?”