There are new regulations out there for early childhood/child care people, and one of them is that we must take training courses for the Nebraska Early Learning Guidelines. While I am all for that – they brought more structure to my teaching – I haven’t actually taken any training. (I helped my old director teach some of them. Does that count?)
The training scheduleis not my favorite. You can choose an all-day Saturday for each of the seven domains (social and emotional, creative arts, language and literacy, math, science, health and physical development and approaches to learning) or two evening sessions per domain, each 3 hours long.
No thank you. I do not do well during long meetings. Lots of pen-clicking and clock watching.
I chose the self-study approach. Three big ol’ packages came, and I had three weeks to do my six hours of work on literacy before they were due back. Guess who waited until almost the last second?
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