Sesame Street in Communities
Sharing stories now lays the foundation for a lifetime of reading! Curling up together with a good story is a great way to bond with children and learn more about what they’re interested in. Together, dive into these five stories to discover new words and explore different places.
Month of the Military Child
Heroes come in all ages! When parents transition out of military service, so do kids. With open communication and a little creativity, you can make children the heroes of an exciting new adventure.
Changes Big & Small
In the midst of uncertainty, even small changes like getting pineapple instead of pepperoni on our pizza can throw us off! Check out strategies for helping children with autism build flexibility and adapt to changes big and small.
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Many Right Ways: Exploring Quality in Family Child Care
An interactive course that explores the many ways that family child care providers and all caregivers can ensure high-quality care in their setting.
Using SSIC’s Community Violence Resources
Watch this webinar to learn more about resources created to help children and the important grown-ups in their lives understand and cope with the effects of violence. Together, we can help children feel safer and more secure…and build hope for a more peaceful, kinder future.
Helping Parents Talk About—and Stand Up Against—Racism
We all need to do our part to stand up against racism. But talking about (or even thinking about) racism can be a daunting task for many adults. For families talking about it for the first time, fear of making mistakes or offending others can hold them back from diving into this important topic. In this webinar, Patricia Taylor and Shannon Evans offer language, strategies, and encouragement to help parents and families take the important first steps.
Learning Together During COVID-19
In this webinar, Deaunn Stovall talks about the ups and downs of learning this year. She shares simple strategies to support learning, as well as ways both grown-ups and children can stay positive in the midst of uncertainty.