Welcome to the ELC of the Big Bend Distance Education Portal Page!!!!


Skip site news

Site news

Picture of Kathy Douglas
New Course for August 2015 - ELC 300 Exploring Art & Literacy through Stories by Eric Carle
by Kathy Douglas - Monday, 29 June 2015, 3:34 PM
 

ELC 300 Exploring Art & Literacy through Stories by Eric Carle

10 Hours In-Service

Course starts – August 26, 2015, ends September 28, 2015

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

Opportunities await for the creative teaching process to occur in this colorful course.  You will explore art and literacy using some of the tools Eric Carle uses to create his stories, while sparking curiosity and interest in teaching young children language arts. Caution, this course is for teachers who allow children to paint Target Audience Toddler & Pre-K Teachers

 
Picture of Kathy Douglas
New Course for July 2015 - ELC 201 Cool Hands-On Activities for Hot Summer Days
by Kathy Douglas - Monday, 29 June 2015, 11:27 AM
 

ELC 201 Cool Hands-On Activities for Hot Summer Days

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

Course begins  July 16 , 2015 ends on, August 14, 2015

10 Hours In-Service

It is hot outdoors and young children want to engage in summer fun learning activities. This course provides new ideas and activities for teachers of young children that encourage eagerness and curiosity with a focus on learning through play.   You will gather activities and ideas that support summer themes, along with ideas to keep the children cool indoors and outdoors too. Target Audience Toddler & Pre-K Teachers

 
Picture of Kathy Douglas
New Course for August 2015 ELC 202 Engaging Children in Interactive Circle Time ~ Fifty Nifty Ideas to Enhance Learning
by Kathy Douglas - Monday, 29 June 2015, 11:23 AM
 

ELC 202 Engaging Children in Interactive Circle Time ~ Fifty Nifty Ideas to Enhance Learning

Course starts – August 26, 2015, ends September 28, 2015

10 Hours In-Service, or 1 CEU

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

Circle Time, is a time for young children to come together as a community of learners. Within the circle, young children are able to share their thoughts, listen to each other, and actively engage together in practicing and learning new concepts. Join the ELC online learning community and discover fifty nifty ideas to enhance circle time.  Target Audience Pre-K Teachers

 
Picture of Kathy Douglas
ELC 100 Growing Professionally: Pathways to Obtaining Your National CDA – Repeat Course
by Kathy Douglas - Monday, 29 June 2015, 10:44 AM
 

 ELC 100 Growing Professionally: Pathways to Obtaining Your National CDA – Repeat Course

10 Hours In-Service

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

Course starts July 16, 2015, ends August 14, 2015

The National Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) is the “best first step” a teacher can take ...

Read the rest of this topic
(161 words)
 

Skip available courses

Available courses

ELC 201

Engaging Children in Interactive Circle Time ~ Fifty Nifty Ideas to Enhance Learning

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

Course starts – August 26, 2015, ends September 28, 2015

10 Hours In-Service

ELC 301 Supporting Family Involvement in Early Childhood Programs

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

Course starts, August 26, ends, September 28, 2015

10 Hours In-Service, or 1 CEU

ELC 300

Exploring Art & Literacy through Stories by Eric Carle

10 Hours In-Service

Course starts – August 26, 2015, ends September 28, 2015

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

ELC   101 - National CDA Preparatory Course 1

Keeping Young Children Safe, Healthy and Thriving in the Learning Environment

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

20 Hours In-Service

Course begins August 26, 2015  – Ends September 27, 2015

ELC 100

Growing Professionally: Pathways to Obtaining Your National CDA

Repeat Course

Course Begins July 16, 2015 & Ends August 17, 2015

10 Hours In-Service

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

ELC 201 Cool Hands-On Activities for Hot Summer Days

 Course starts,  July 16 – ends, August 14, 2015

10 Hours In-Service

Register at www.elcbigbend.org

ELC 297

Supporting Art and Social Development - The Day the Crayons Quit

Course Begins April 28, 2015 Ends June 15, 2015

10 Hours – In-Service, or 1 CEU

 ELC 399

Chicka Chicka 123 - Meet Me A the Top of the Apple Tree

10 Hours In-Service or 1 CEU

Course Begins May 12, 2015 & Ends June 15, 2015

 

ELC 395

Guiding Behavior: Teaching Young Children about Classroom Expectations

Course Begins May 5, 2015 & Ends June 15, 2015

10 Hours – In-Service, or 1 CEU