CCEI May 2022 Newsletter
Project-Based Learning
With the school year wrapping up, it is time for programs to reflect on what worked, opportunities for growth, and summer planning. Many early learning programs experience an influx of children who require care for the summer months. This is a great time to consider enhancing the learning opportunities and methods that align with the interests and skills of these youngsters. Learn More
Elements of
Project-Based Learning
Benefits of
Project-Based Learning
Getting Started and
 Project Ideas
Director's Corner: Supporting Project-Based Learning
Additional Articles
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CCEI Poll Results: April 2022 Newsletter
How much time do children get each day to explore nature in your program?

A. Over 2 hours - 25.7% (181)
B. About 1 hour - 32% (225)
C. Around 30 minutes - 23.2% (163)
D. Less than 30 minutes - 19.1% (134)
Total: 703 responses

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Which option describes your experience with using Project Based Learning in the classroom?
A. I use PBL all the time!
B. I have facilitated a few projects in the past.
C. I have never used PBL with the children in my care, but I want to!
D. I doubt I will use PBL in my program.
CCEI Student Spotlight
Daila Zamuc
Palmetto, Florida
I chose to obtain the Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) through CCEI because it was the highest-quality program offered and I can utilize the certification to help advance my career in ECE. I would recommend CCEI to anyone who is looking for an education that is hassle-free, offers amazing support through their education coaches, and a wonderful student support staff when you run into any technical problems or issues.

21st Century Skills

There is a set of skills that have been identified by experts known as 21st Century skills. These are the things children should develop throughout their education that will prepare them to be career-ready when they leave school. As it turns out, ...

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