I teach a variety of independent childbirth classes in my community, including a seven-week series class. For as long as I can recall, I have established a Facebook group for each of the series classes. With ever-increasing concerns about privacy, I am trying a new system called Google Classroom.
This month's Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators' ideas are courtesy of contributor Stacie Bingham, LCCE, CD(DONA), CBS(LER). I consider Stacie to be an absolute genius with teaching props and she passed on these suggestions when I inquired what she likes to purchase at the Dollar Store.
This month's Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators involves a teaching prop that can serve many purposes. If you are a childbirth educator like me you thrive on having exciting, effective teaching aids that reinforce your learning objectives and make things fun for the families in your classes.
This month's Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators involves my best tips for acquiring materials for my Lamaze classes. When you are an interactive instructor, you look at all kinds of objects you see and wonder how you could incorporate them into your childbirth class activities.