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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.

What to Expect From Programmer Analyst Training: Courses, Careers & Salary

Jun 1, 2017 10:35:38 AM

What exactly does a programmer analyst do? Part coder, part systems analyst, a programmer analyst is typically hired by a company to write, modify, test, and maintain a variety of computer and software applications.

Programmer analysts work in multiple industries (financial services, IT, healthcare, education, media, government), offering graduates a range of job options and work environments to choose from.  Each industry—and company—will define the precise role of the programmer analyst in somewhat different ways, depending on their business needs and goals.

What it's Like to Work as an Import/Export Clerk: Duties, Key Skills, Challenges

Apr 24, 2017 8:21:46 AM

Updated March 2021

Import/export clerks play a key role in managing the movement of products to and from foreign countries. They work for air, sea, and road shipping companies, retail businesses, and industrial companies.

They're also employed by export management companies who help other enterprises sell goods abroad.

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.

3 Personality Traits that Help Business School Grads Build Successful Careers

Mar 15, 2017 9:17:08 AM

There is no doubt that a successful career in business administration demands concrete skills in computers, accounting, marketing, and human resource management. College programs focus on helping students learn, practice, and apply these skills—so they can land great jobs after graduation.

What is International Trade Research & Why is it Crucial for Your Import/Export Career?

Feb 20, 2017 9:30:46 AM

Updated November, 2020

Imagine navigating in the dark without GPS, booking a hotel without first checking reviews, or making a major purchase without comparing prices or product features. You might get lucky, but it's far more likely that you'll end up lost, disappointed, and way over budget!

5 Technical Skills You Need to Become an Interior Designer

Feb 9, 2017 8:48:39 AM

Updated May 2021

3 Child-Calming Strategies Every Early Childhood Educator Should Know

Nov 11, 2016 8:58:10 AM

 

Photo credit: Matt Molinari

When it comes to early childhood education, nothing is more important than forming meaningful relationships with the youngsters under your care.


Given that a child's first 5-7 years are so crucial for social and intellectual development, it's no surprise that behavior management is a key part of the relationship-building process.

Learning how to observe, understand, and effectively respond to challenging behavior is key to building trust with children.

With trust comes better communication, which in turn helps kids learn and grow. That's why behavior intervention is a key component of early childhood education training.

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