The Daily Struggle: Facilitating Conflict Resolution with Young Children

The Daily Struggle: Facilitating Conflict Resolution with Young Children Conflict is something that we all experience on a daily basis. We all have our own perceptions and experiences and opinions, and with children...these opinions can get very vocal! It's up to us, the adults in their lives, to facilitate how to resolve conflicts constructively so […]

DAP Trivia Time! Understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Child Care

DAP Trivia Time: An Innovative Approach to Understanding Best Practices in Early Learning and Child Care Are you DAP? What is DAP? This hands-on, full-participation workshop is designed to get you involved in understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practices. What exactly is DAP? How does it affect my early learning environment, professional practices, and children’s learning? Come […]

Lunch & Learn Mini Webinar: Fabric Play

Lunch & Learn Mini Webinar: Fabric Play Welcome to our Lunch and Learn mini webinars! These are online community webinars that give you some effective strategies you can implement right away! Lunch and Learn webinars are only 30 minutes and are offered over the lunch hour of 12:30-1:00PM. Each month we will present a different topic […]

Adventures of Play! Exploring Risky Play

Adventures of Play! Exploring Risky Play Taking risk is a necessary part of play. It's part of how children assess what they can do, what challenges them and what to leave until a later date to try. However, many of us face obstacles, barriers and reluctance to accept this into children's play. Join me as […]

In-Person Community Play Day! Exploring the Emergent Curriculum Approach

Tiny Hoppers Summerside 2359 - 90b Street SW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Welcome to our Community Workshop PD Day! Exploring the Emergent Curriculum Approach We're bringing back our in-person community workshops! Our first community workshop will be a full-day event! When: Saturday, March 16, 2024 Time: 9:00AM - 3:30PM Investment: $135.00+GST Host Location: Tiny Hoppers Summerside, 2359 - 90b Street SW, Edmonton, AB Topic: Exploring the Emergent […]

NEW! Exploring Hygge!

Exploring Hygge! Creating Spaces that Foster Happiness, a Sense Belonging, and Togetherness Hygge. A Danish term that encompasses a way of living that promotes happiness, joy, coziness, and a sense of belonging. Does this sound familiar? It’s similar to what we want children to feel and experience when they walk into our early childhood spaces. […]

Managing Stress: Finding Balance at Work and in Life

Managing Stress: Finding Balance at Work and in Life Managing stress is not an easy task for many early childhood educators. We invest our heart, minds and bodies in what we do as professionals and often take things home with us. Not only the material 'to-do' list, but also the emotional 'to do' list. How […]

Lunch & Learn Mini Webinar: Nutrition

Lunch & Learn Mini Webinar: Image of the Educator Welcome to our Lunch and Learn mini webinars! These online community webinars give you some practical strategies you can implement immediately! Lunch and Learn webinars are only 30 minutes and are offered over the 12:30-1:00 PM lunch hour. Each month, we present a different topic to […]

Curiosity and Wonder of Heuristic Play and Treasure Baskets: Infant and Toddler Play Explorations

Curiosity and Wonder of Heuristic Play and Treasure Baskets: Infant and Toddler Play Explorations Infants and Toddles explore the world around them with awe and wonder. They explore with a zest for curiosity and exploration. They deserve an environment that supports this natural process of learning. They deserve Play! Creating responsive environments for infants and […]

April Sunday Sociable

IMECC Sunday Sociable Welcome to our Sunday Sociable events, where early childhood educators come together to connect, network, and learn! Join us for a Sunday afternoon as we gather to learn from local resources, organizations, and ELCC specialists who will share some tips to help us grow as early childhood educators. Each Sunday, Sociable will […]