CCEI April 2021 Newsletter
Strengthening Scientific Thinking
It is probably safe to say that we have all taken science classes that taught the Scientific Method. Most of us have used the Scientific Method at some point to structure lab experiments or science fair projects. It is quite likely that some of us continue to use the Scientific Method, even informally, in our lives today. Learn More
Making Observations
Asking Questions & Gathering Information
Making Predictions
Experimenting & Sharing Results
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CCEI Poll Results: March 2021 Newsletter
Which statement best reflects your experience with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)?

A. I am well-versed in the recommended practices of UDL. - 88 responses or 23%
B. I am aware of UDL and use some of the strategies in my work with children.- 92 responses or 24%
C. I have heard of UDL, but I am not intentionally using any of the practices. - 84 responses or 21%
D. I have not heard of UDL, but it sounds helpful. - 124 responses or 32%

Total: 388 responses
When is the last time you used elements of the Scientific Method with children in your care?
A. Today
B. Within the last few days
C. Sometime in the past month
D. I am not sure
CCEI Student Spotlight
Holly Sena
Oceanside, New York
I would definitely recommend ChildCare Education Institute for professional development training to others. It was a great experience for me and the student support staff, including my Education Coach, were very helpful and encouraging throughout my training. They made the learning experience a fun and positive one. The classes I took at CCEI were for the Infant-Toddler Certificate. I learned so much in this certification program from child abuse to positive guidelines. The courses were very informative and provided great content for me to use and implement in my classroom right away.

Next Generation Science Standards | CCEI

Many states' early learning standards contain a few descriptions of science-related skills that children under the age of 5 should be working toward. It is important for teachers to become familiar with these standards so that they can plan...

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