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PBS Western Reserve has Ohio Approved Professional Development training for you! Please join us for one or more of the FREE workshops. We are pleased to offer these free 2-hour Ohio Approved workshops! Our workshops are interactive and packed with great resources to support you in the work that you do! Please check out our calendar of events and click on the link to register for one, two, three or all 4 of the workshops! 

Child Development Milestones
Language and Literacy Experiences
Playful Learning with Arts and Writing
Spark Scientific Inquiry with Nature

Ohio Ready to Learn Workshops

Child Development Milestones

Child Development Milestones

Participants will learn about the developmental milestones of the whole child. They will learn about the developmental stages of motor development and emotional well-being from infants and toddlers to pre-kindergarten. During these years motor skills are perfected. Creativity and imagination start to shine. Caregivers will learn about the social emotional developmental stages of children, and learn about meaningful learning experiences that build growth.

Choose date and register online.

Virtual online ZOOM training

Face-to-Face training

Saturday, Dec. 10, from 11 AM-1 PM

Child Development Milestones - ST10124380

Register: https://registry.occrra.org/cart/view_training/10124380 

Location: 
Cuyahoga Falls Library
2015 Third St.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Language and Literacy Experiences

Language and Literacy Experiences

Participants will learn about creating meaningful learning activities and experiences that support language and literacy development from toddlers to pre-kindergarten. Caregivers will learn strategies for building phonological awareness and activities that encourage children in language development and early literacy.

Choose date and register online.

Virtual online ZOOM training

Tuesday,  Dec. 20, from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM 

Language & Literacy Experiences - ST10124269

Register: https://registry.occrra.org/cart/view_training/10124269 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/99735563838?pwd=SFFReVRBREE0dXRWOGV4cm9HRGhDdz09

Meeting ID: 997 3556 3838

Passcode: 046920

Face-to-Face training

Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM 

Language & Literacy Experiences - ST10124370

Register: https://registry.occrra.org/cart/view_training/10124370 

Location: 
Happy Campers Child Care Center
518 E. Indianola Ave. 
Youngstown, OH 44502

Playful Learning with Arts and Writing

Playful Learning with Arts and Writing

Participants will learn ways to provide meaningful literacy experiences where children develop an understanding of the meaning of language and early writing development through art. Participants will learn that early writing is both a literacy activity and a fine motor skill

Choose date and register online.

Virtual online ZOOM training

Thursday, Dec. 8, from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Playful Learning with Arts and Writing - ST10124202

Register: https://registry.occrra.org/cart/view_training/10124202 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/94998723619?pwd=aHNNS1JmZVFHanBVU3Z4MFBYYWkzUT09

Meeting ID: 949 9872 3619

Passcode: 062844

Face-to-Face training

Saturday, Dec. 3, from 12 PM-2 PM

Playful Learning with Arts and Writing - ST10124376

Register: https://registry.occrra.org/cart/view_training/10124376 

Location: 
Happy Campers Child Care Center
518 E. Indianola Ave. 
Youngstown, OH 44502

Spark Scientific Inquiry With Nature

Spark Scientific Inquiry with Nature

This workshop will focus on helping participants recognize how to support the development of scientific inquiry skills in preschoolers. Participants will learn how to encourage children to use their natural curiosity to explore nature.

Choose date and register online.

Virtual online ZOOM training

Friday, Dec. 9, from 1 PM-3 PM

Spark Scientific Inquiry with Nature - ST10124271

Register: https://registry.occrra.org/cart/view_training/10124271 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98947585882?pwd=KzRYTmlSb2lKOFJBUUFUR3VDVFRRQT09

Meeting ID: 989 4758 5882

Passcode: 856915

Thursday, Dec. 15, from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Spark Scientific Inquiry with Nature - ST10124085

Register: https://registry.occrra.org/cart/view_training/10124085 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/97952489590?pwd=Sk5QLy93KzJlVXArNUdkSGd1WGxzZz09

Meeting ID: 979 5248 9590

Passcode: 211976

Face-to-Face training

Saturday, Dec. 10, from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM

Spark Scientific Inquiry with Nature - ST10124381

Register: https://registry.occrra.org/cart/view_training/10124381 

Location: 
Cuyahoga Falls Library
2015 Third St. 
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Ohio Ready to Learn Videos

The Importance of Early Childhood Learning—Ready to Learn

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Studies show that quality education during early childhood leads to a successful life.

Help Children Learn through Conversation—Ready to Learn

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Talking with children, especially in the first three years of life, helps them to learn!

Math skills — Ohio Ready to Learn

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Using everyday items, it’s easy to help children learn math fundamentals!

Words Are All Around Us—Ready to Learn

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Using the printed words that surround us in daily life can help a child learn to read.

Learning to Be Patient—Ready to Learn

Learning to Be Patient—Ready to Learn

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Here are tips for helping children to endure long wait times.

Interaction — Ohio Ready to Learn

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Social interaction is so important for a child’s growth, especially in the early years.

It’s the Little Things: Daily Routines

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Routines provide children with stability, which is important during the learning process.

Community Field Trips: Libraries — Ohio Ready to Learn

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Experiences such as visiting the library can help children develop in so many ways.