All Early-childhood-education-training Posts

Would You Make a Good Early Childhood Educator?

Jun 12, 2020 11:48:00 AM

Working with young children is one of the most rewarding careers in the world. You get to see each individual learn and grow right before your eyes. And you get to play a key role in their development as human beings, budding students, and members of our society.

Meet Sora: Your Guide to Herzing's Early Childhood Education Program

May 6, 2020 2:37:49 PM

Sora New teaches the Early Childhood Education program at Herzing College Montreal.

This is an excellent time to become an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Montreal. There is strong demand for ECEs at daycares and preschools throughout the city and across the province of Quebec.

This career is ideal for someone who loves working with young children, and is naturally interested in early childhood development. ECEs have a huge influence on a child's life. They help shape essential cognitive, physical, social and emotional skills.

Top 7 Myths about Early Childhood Education, Training, and Careers

Jun 11, 2019 2:05:16 PM

Every occupation and industry has its myths and misconceptions. Unless you actually work in the field, it's easy to develop some false ideas about what it's all about, right?

Early Childhood Education Training: 5 Smart Ways to Handle "Helicopter" Parents

Dec 27, 2018 3:15:00 PM

Is it possible to care for your kids too much? At what point does "helping" and "supporting" turn into "overbearing" and "smothering"?

This is a question you'll find yourself pondering quite often as an early childhood educator (ECE). Or, maybe you're a parent, and have already wondered how much is too much, when it comes to helping your own kids learn and grow.

We're talking about the phenomenon called "helicopter" parenting. In a nutshell, helicopter parents are overly focussed on their children. They "hover" over their every move, and take too much responsibility for their child's failures and successes.

Top 10 Skills You'll Learn in Early Childhood Education Courses

Sep 28, 2018 12:19:13 PM

Updated January 2021

Love the idea of working with young children, and considering taking early childhood education (ECE) training? Welcome! You've come to the right place.

In this post, we're breaking down the core elements of a quality ECE program.  We want you to understand what is taught in class, and which skills you'll graduate with, so you can know for sure whether this training is right for you.

So, let's get down to it. Exactly what will you learn in early childhood education courses?

What knowledge and experience will you gain, which will help you either start your own daycare, or land a great position at an established daycare or preschool?

These are the top 10 ECE skills you can expect to cover during your diploma.

Your Top 5 Goals as an Early Childhood Educator: Inspiration for New ECE Students

Jun 18, 2018 2:01:13 PM

What's your role as an early childhood educator? Exactly how big an impact will you have on young children's lives?

3 Famous Education Theories Every New ECE Teacher Should Know

Dec 6, 2017 8:57:21 AM

Are you considering becoming an early childhood educator? Already taking ECE courses? This is truly an exciting time to enter the teaching profession.

ECE Training: 3 Signs a Child in Your Class has Dyslexia

Jul 13, 2017 10:05:46 AM

Dyslexia is a learning disability (LD) that makes it difficult to read, write, and speak accurately and fluently. Some estimates suggest as many as 15% to 20% of Canadians have dyslexia—and about 4-5 students in every classroom struggle with reading and writing.

Dyslexia is a neurological disorder. We don't understand the precise cause of it, but studies have revealed that the brains of people with dyslexia actually develop and function differently.

This learning disability equally affects people of all genders, socio-economic, and ethnic backgrounds, and is genetically inherited.

ECE Training Tips: Caring for Preschoolers with ADHD

Jun 22, 2017 11:57:55 AM

What should early childhood educators (ECEs) know about ADHD in pre-school age children?

Let's start with the fundamentals. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that breaks down into three different categories:

1) Predominately inattentive (previously referred to as ADD)

2) Predominately hyperactive (very rare)

3) Combined (most prevalent)

According to the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is the most prevalent childhood mental health condition in Canada. More than 5% of all school children have ADHD.

4 Most Inspiring Reasons to Pursue Early Childhood Education Training

Mar 27, 2017 9:49:57 AM

Why do you want to work with young children? What is pulling you instinctively toward early childhood education training?

In most cases, prospective students simply know that they love kids and want to make a positive difference in their lives.

And that's a great start! But there are some additional, very significant ways in which working with babies and toddlers is uniquely rewarding and important.

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