Professional Development Training
Child Care Resource Center has provided professional development for over 25 years. Our goal is to improve the quality of child care by offering high quality professional development opportunities for child care educators. Child Care Resource Center provides access to trainings throughout our region which includes Alleghany, Ashe, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin Counties.
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CCRC/WFRC – Thinking Outside the Cube: Math and Science get the WOW Factor for School Age Children!
June 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmCost: $40.00
Have dust bunnies become your school age children’s science experiments? Do you struggle with how to incorporate math and science into other learning centers and keep children engaged in the activities? Are your centers suffering from the “ho-hum” syndrome because you are out of ideas? If so, this one’s for you! Engage your mind in a new direction using everyday materials that will excite the children’s natural curiosity…and maybe yours too! Be prepared to have fun as we explore fresh ideas that are quick and easy. This event is designed to provide you the tools you need to leave the kids saying “WOW, this is great!”
After this event, participants will be able to list different fields and subjects of science, describe the Scientific Method, state ways to use play-based investigation to incorporate engineering and technology into activities; design gross motor activities using science or math skills and create engaging math activities to stimulate learning and spark creativity. Participants may want to bring a device with a QR code reader (such as a smart phone or tablet , but this is not required to attend.
In order to earn the CEU certificate, all participants must attend the entire course session, participate in Scientific Method simulation, actively participate in hands on small and large group activities and discussions, and design science and math activities with a team.
Presenter: Laura Brown, Provider Specialist
Registration deadline: June 27th @ 12pm
Credit Hours: .5 CEU’s
No refunds unless canceled by CCRC.
Child Care Resource Center is located at 500 W. Fourth Street, Suite 202, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.
Daytime workshops: CCRC does not have onsite parking for workshop participants. Parking is available at the parking deck at the corner of 4th and Poplar Streets for $9.00 daily, 3hrs -$4.00, 5hrs – $6.00, 1/2hr. $1.00 The machine accepts, debit cards, credit cards and cash.
Evening workshops: Parking is available on the right side of the parking lot directly behind the Lowey Building (500 W. Fourth Street) between Spruce Street and Poplar Street. Enter on the Poplar Street side and park only on the right side of the parking lot. You can park anywhere on the right side after 5pm.
Street Parking: From 9 am to 6 pm you can park on the street for a fee of 50 cents for 2 hours of parking at a parking meter. Parking is free after 6pm.
4th Street entrance: You can enter the building between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm by the front door – turquoise awning – sign in with the security guard and say that you are attending a meeting with Work Family Resource Center
Rear Entrance: Enter at the double doors. Press the call button and tell the guard that you are here for a meeting with Child Care Resource Center.
Doors will be locked for evening workshops 15 minutes after the session start time.