2.5 hour workshop

Building Teaching Relationships:  High Standards & Happy Kids

In this workshop, participants will deepen their understanding of child development; explore ways to support children who are frustrated, discouraged or upset; discuss behavior management strategies and methods of providing constructive criticism that encourages skill development and self-esteem; and apply these strategies to build positive teaching relationships with children.

This workshop is also appropriate for adults who work with children in various ways such as; a coach, troop leader, religious educator, teach of music, sports, or other positions as a volunteer or in a paid position.  

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Upon enrollment in this workshop, you will have 2 weeks to complete all course content and submit your evaluation. Once the training is successfully completed, a 2.5 hour training certificate will be issued.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:
• Deepen our understanding of children’s emotional development
• Discuss ways to support children when they are frustrated, discouraged, and upset.
• Learn ways to implement effective behavior management and give constructive criticism while building confidence.
• Apply our understanding of child development and teaching strategies to build positive teaching relationships with children.

The Institute for Education and Professional Development, Inc.

The Institute for Education and Professional Development, Inc. was established in 2005 to provide professional development and consultation services to early childhood programs and educators. We work collaboratively with programs, educators, and agencies to improve the quality of education and care for young children and families.

IEPD has master instructors who provide training, coaching and mentoring services. Each of the IEPD instructors receives training on adult learning principles, training design and delivery, and evaluation. All of the IEPD instructors have worked in the field of early childhood education, bringing their own experiences and "lessons learned" to the training.

Our trainings are fun, engaging, and are filled with important information and resources. We want to work with you, hear your stories, successes and challenges, and provide assistance to help you in your work.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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