The Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network is proud to announce the second presentation of our Child Care and Military Families web conference series. You are invited to participate in the 60-minute web conference Using Books in Child Care to Connect with Military Children’s Lives on Wednesday, April 25 at 2 p.m. EDT.
This web conference will discuss:
- effective strategies for getting the most out of reading books in child care settings
- the role that books can play in supporting military children
- the newly developed, searchable Children’s Book Database from the eXtension Alliance for Better Child Care
- Dan Weigel, Professor and Extension Specialist, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
- Jane Lanigan, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Washington State University Vancouver
This 60-minute web conference will be presented for child care providers (both on-installation and in local communities) who work with Military Families, as well as early childhood professionals who supervise, direct, or educate child care providers who work with military families.
How to Attend the Web Conference:
No registration is required to attend this event. Simply log on to https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/milfam as a “guest” a few minutes before 2 p.m. EDT on April 25.
Selected articles have been identified to prepare you for this web conference. If you want to learn more about using books to connect with military families before the web conference, we recommend that you review these articles. Links can be found at http://learn.extension.org/events/488. A recording of the web conference and additional resources will also be available at this site after the session.
To receive more information after the web conference, you can type your email address into the chat box during the session, or send an email to email@example.com after the session.
To learn more about the Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network, please visit http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/child-care/