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A Picture in Time: Writing Anecdotal Notes

A well written anecdotal note draws a picture of a child’s development in a moment in time.  Many early childhood curriculums use observation to document a child’s development.  Depending on the curriculum or  Early Childhood Program, teachers are advised to document observations in each developmental domain. The following example are the central domains from the […]

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What’s in a Name? (Part 1)

Activities that incorporate each child’s name can support learning in several developmental areas.  Think about the daily routine.  How many times a day is a child exposed to their name or each child’s name. As a child enters the center, she finds her name on his cubbie. Takes off his jacket and hangs it up on […]

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A Picture in Time: Writing Anecdotal Notes

A well written anecdotal note draws a picture of a child’s development in a moment in time.  Many early childhood curriculums use observation to document a child’s development.  Depending on the curriculum or  Early Childhood Program, teachers are advised to … Continue reading

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DO NOT LOSE A CHILD!

“Do not lose a child!” Our compliance manager stresses after training our staff the Face-to-Name Tracking Procedure. To prevent children from being left in a room or on a playground, this procedure has been implemented in many child care centers. … Continue reading

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Children under 6, Living in Poverty

As I read the fact sheet about children living in poverty published in January 2017 by the National Center foe Children in Poverty, I find it astounding that 23 million children in the United States are living in poverty.  The … Continue reading

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Why Earn a CDA Credential?

Are you beginning an Early Childhood Education career? Are you unsure on where to start courses in Early Childhood Education? The Child Development Associate Credential is a great place to start your Professional Development. This credential provides basic skills and education for … Continue reading

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Professional Development and Training

Welcome to the Mosaic Professional Development and Training Website. Continual professional development is a very important factor in proving high quality Early Child Care.  Professional Development offerings include required training for Wisconsin Child Care Licensing, such as  Shaken Baby Syndrome … Continue reading

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