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Social & Emotional Behaviors & Development

4 benefits of nursery rhymes

Nursery rhymes offer many benefits, including furthering children's development of language skills. 

4 Tips From Our Early Childhood Education Online Courses To Help Build Trust With Foster Kids

If you're a professional who works with foster kids, use these four tips to help build trust in those relationships. 

5 signs of bullying behavior in the ECE classroom

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. 

Addressing Biting Behavior in Early Childhood Education

To address biting in the classroom, start by understanding the intentions behind the behavior. 

CDA Renewal Course for Difficult Behavior

ProSolutions Training offers many CDA renewal courses. One of the courses available is our Creating Positive Outcomes from Problematic Behaviors course.

Child Care Training Online: Helping Children Cope With Death

At ProSolutions Training you’ll find online child care training classes that meets professional development hours and requirements.

Child Care Training Teaches the Importance of Giving Toddlers Encouragement

Here are three strategies for offering toddlers constructive praise. 

Dropping your child off at a child care provider

Here are some tips to ease the transition when dropping your child off at a child care provider. 

Early Childhood Training to Manage Classroom Bullying

As an early child care professional completing your early childhood training, you need to understand bullying and how to address it in your classroom.

Facing the most common problems within preschool classrooms

Behavioral problems are common among preschoolers.

Fostering toddler learning and development

Children have an innate desire to explore and learn, but this needs to be encouraged by adults.

Fun activities to promote a toddler's social and emotional development

Here are three activities to promote healthy social and emotional development in toddlers.

Helping children cope with death

When children lose a loved one, it is important for them to feel comfortable sharing their feelings with trusted adults, including their parents and teachers.

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Follow these few tips to become more organized!

How Child Care Training Fits Into the Classroom

If you need to earn or renew your CDA credential, you may want to take some classes that overlap with childcare training. Read about some of our courses.

How Online Child Care Training Can Help Increase Autism Awareness

Here is a quick overview of some important pieces of information and helpful online child care training course ideas about autism spectrum disorder.

How to deal with challenging behaviors

Challenging behaviors are common among young children, but you can encourage conflict resolution skills among students so they learn how to resolve problems on their own. 

How to distinguish typical preschool struggles from more concerning actions

During this time of rapid developmental change, it is common for children to struggle.

How to recognize bullying among young children

If you work as a child care provider, here are some tips for recognizing bulling among your young students. 

How to reinforce positive behavior in the preschool classroom

Positive reinforcement can help create a positive learning environment for your students.  

How to respond to toddler tantrums

If you work in child care with younger children, learning to work through tantrums will make your classroom a more peaceful setting for both you and your students.  

Why You Should Take an Early Childhood Education Online Course for Special Needs

An early childhood education online course is a great way to ensure your classroom works with children of all different abilities and learning styles.
How to Stop Bullying: Training for Child Care Professionals
Here are two methods for making your classroom bully-free.
How Your CDA Certification Helps You Teach Social and Emotional Development
One of the areas of focus when completing your CDA certification will involve the social and emotional development of young children. Explore some courses.
Integrating playful learning into the preschool classroom
Playful learning encourages children to interact with their peers and think critically.
Learn How to Promote Social and Emotional Development in Infants through Online Child Care Provider Training
If you want to work with infants, online child care provider training can help you get the knowledge and credentials you need. Check out the courses at ProSolutions Training.
Modernizing block play in your classroom
Before you break out the blocks, look over these methods for modernizing block play.
New study about correlations between childhood picky eating and adult depression
A new study shows how some children who are severely picky eaters are twice as likely to develop depression or social anxiety later in life 
New study confirms the cognitive value of early childhood education
A new study highlights the significance of high-quality early childhood education on cognitive success.
Online Child Care Training Can Improve Professional Development Plan
ProSolutions Training offers online child care training classes that meets professional development hours requirements.
Online child care training for separation anxiety
Here are a few ways child care workers can help children deal with their separation anxiety. 
Preschool activities that require teamwork
As an early childhood educator, you can integrate classroom activities that focus on building teamwork skills. 
Preschool: A time when children develop skills for the future
Preschool is the time when children are learning the "pre-skills," which lay a foundation for their future success in reading, writing, math and science.
Promote Cognitive Development and Earn Your CDA Certificate Online
Earning your CDA certificate online includes courses ranging from cognitive and physical development to professionalism in the early childhood field.
Promoting development for 5-year-olds
You can promote cognitive, social and physical development in your 5-year-old with these suggestions.
Searching for the reason behind bullying
To turn your students away from bullying, you have to understand the reasons behind why they bully.
Strategies to help children clean up toys
Fostering organizational and responsibility skills among children is critical to teaching them clean up habits.
Tantrum control for the terrible twos
Here are a few tips to help you better handle when one of your children throws a tantrum. 
Teaching toddlers emotional coping skills to prevent biting
Emotional coping skills, including vocabulary to express frustration, offers one solution that can help prevent toddlers from biting. 
The benefits of music for children
Not only can activities involving music and movement be enjoyable, they are also beneficial to children's development.
The significant benefits of Pre-K education
We discuss some of the specific areas in which pre-K education can have a significant impact.
Timeline for toddlers' development
It's important for early childhood educators to be aware of major milestones, and track these accomplishments. 
Twins and the preschool classroom
The placement of twins in the same classroom is an ongoing conversation that is very much dependent on each unique scenario.
What is Purposeful Play?
Purposeful Play is a broad term for making playtime more effective for children. If you organize the right types of play, you can help a child develop. This play can range from physical activities to mental activities. Either way, the important thing is you make sure the activities have a purpose.