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Worth Sharing – January 15, 2021 Edition

Looking to learn more about loose parts and play in the classroom?! Check out this webinar offered by Kodo Kids with Diane Spahn, Director of Education, and Miriam Beloglovsky, author of the Loose Parts book series.  The webinar entitled, Intentionality With Loose Parts: Provoking Children’s Inquiry, will explore Investigations in Early Childhood …

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Worth Sharing – January 1, 2021 Edition

PART 1: ‘The Workforce Behind The Workforce’: Confronting Colorado’s Critical Child Care Staffing Shortage Low pay and high turnover are fueling a crisis in who cares for Colorado’s young children, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic rages. PART 2: Refugee And Immigrant Women Show Promise As A Pipeline For New Colorado …

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Worth Sharing – December 10, 2020 Edition

Zero to Three is a wonderful and trusted hub for resources focused on all things infants and toddlers. They have continued to serve as a resource during the pandemic and have created a webpage dedicated to issues around Covid-19. This professional resource has topics ranging from parent resources, educator professional development,  self-care strategies …

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Worth Sharing – November 13, 2020 Edition

“We achieve greatness by handing our values onto the next generation and empowering them to go and build the future”– Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, of blessed memory, was a wonderful inspiration and resource for Jewish content. His website is a useful resource. _____________________________________________ Clean Speech Colorado is in its …

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Worth Sharing – October 30, 2020 Edition

WARM Line: A team of Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants is available for educators to consult with for free when you need support on how to handle a child’s challenging behavior and manage your own emotions. You should not have to feel alone – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. See …

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Worth Sharing – October 1, 2020 Edition

Funding Opportunities for Early Childhood Providers and Programs Micro Grants The deadline for Round 2 (if funds are still available) is Sunday, October 18, 2020 – Really easy application… The PDG B-5 Child Care Start-Up and Expansion Micro Grants are now available! Existing programs may apply if they are expanding their …

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Worth Sharing – September 3, 2020 Edition

Helpful resources and strategies for talking to children about COVID-19 and wearing masks Children’s Hospital Colorado developed a tip sheet with helpful strategies about how to encourage children to wear masks. Helpful language and tips about how to talk to young children about Covid-19 from Children’s Hospital Colorado Information and guidelines around young children wearing …

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Worth Sharing – August 20, 2020 Edition

The Paradigm Project has hosted helpful webinars, for educators, since March on different topics. One of the webinars,  Embarking on the Anti-Bias Education Journey provides helpful insights on getting started or thinking about anti-bias education. Another organization JECELI (Jewish Early Childhood Educators Leadership Institute) hosted a webinar featuring Dr. Rabbi  Meir Muller, entitled Talking …

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Worth Sharing – July 30, 2020 Edition

Anti-bias Resources The Goals of Anti-bias Education: Clearing Up Some Key Misconceptions from Childcare Exchange, a professional journal for early educators. Moving Beyond Antibias Activities: Supporting the Development of Anti-Bias Practices – Includes a framework/tool for educators to use to hold themselves accountable and keep anti-bias issues alive in the curriculum. Understanding …

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Worth Sharing – June 18, 2020 Edition

Children might be experiencing an increase in anxiety right now, dealing with uncertainties, fear, stress around Covid-19, and even news of current affairs. This increase in anxiety/stress might be expressed as anger. Why Kids Are Angrier Right Now, And What Parents Can Do About It is a helpful article for families, …

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