THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
(1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)
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This course explores the important role of risk-taking during early childhood development. Course participants will learn about safe, appropriate risks in all areas of the learning environment, including physical and social-emotional risks that help all young children, including those with special needs, develop advanced skills and self-confidence.
This course presents basic recommendations for designing and maintaining a safe, healthy, productive learning environment for school-age children. The course is intended primarily for childcare professionals who care for school-age children in an afterschool setting but is also relevant and helpful for anyone who works with children in grade K and up.
This course is designed specifically for early childhood professionals who work with toddlers, a group that typically includes children between their first and third birthdays. Course participants will learn basic information about appropriate, effective curriculum; recommended guidance and teaching practices; appropriate materials and design elements in the learning environment; and effective strategies for working and communicating with parents.
This course provides participants with an understanding of their role in supporting mindfulness practices in the early childhood environment. The course explores the need for these calming and reflective approaches when working with young children. Participants will discover ways to plan for mindfulness throughout each day and arrange the early childhood classroom to support this approach.
This intermediate-level course explores ways to incorporate theater arts into the early childhood curriculum to promote development of social-emotional, cognitive, early literacy/language skills. Course content is relevant to teachers of all age groups, though many of the activities will be appropriate for pre-K and up. Participants will learn about the connection between early dramatic play and structured, teacher-planned activities that build cultural knowledge and skills related to critical thinking, creativity, and emotional expression. This course provides numerous ideas for activities and teaching strategies teachers can start using right away, plus resources and guidance to assist in creating staged theatrical performances.
This course presents recommended practices and policies for the safe, developmentally appropriate transport of young children to and from child care centers. Information is based primarily on federal safety standards, which are generally used as the basis for state standards, though specific regulations vary from state to state. Topics include staff training and support; recommended vehicle types and maintenance routines; child passenger restraint systems; operating procedures and practices; safe loading and unloading procedures; field trip safety, and more.
This course presents recommended practices and policies for the safe, developmentally appropriate transport of young children to and from child care centers. ADM103-GA includes specific Rules for Child Care Learning Centers, as issued by Georgia DECAL.
This course presents recommended practices and policies for the safe, developmentally appropriate transport of young children to and from child care programs. Information is based primarily on federal safety standards and Nevada child care licensing regulations NAC 432A.290 and NAC 432A.520. Topics include staff training and support, recommended vehicle types and maintenance routines, child passenger restraint systems operating procedures and practices, safe loading and unloading procedures, and more. This training meets the initial training requirement for Transportation Safety in Nevada.
This course is written by well known author Vicki Folds, Ed.D. This course is designed to provide new and innovative ways to engage young children in tasks that promote whole body integration for reading and writing skills. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to define Tray Tasking, explain the purpose of Tray Tasking, identify four ways Tray Tasking contributes to reading and writing readiness and identify an Authentic Assessment tool that can be used with Tray Tasking.
This course presents practical and fun methods for reducing the stress of daily classroom transitions. It explores effective transition strategies that ensure smooth progression through the daily schedule. The course also promotes the use of transitions as valuable learning opportunities that exist throughout the day.
Aggressive and defiant behaviors in children pose tremendous challenges to adults at every level, from the early childhood environment through high school. In this course, participants will learn about the underlying causes of aggressive behavior, the reasons why aggressive behaviors cannot be ignored, and strategies and practices for helping children develop positive social-emotional skills.
This course explores the developmental milestones that children experience at 3, 4, and 5 years of age. The course will explore growth across all areas of development. The goal of the course is to provide early childhood educators with a basic understanding of child development so that they can create realistic expectations, appropriate learning environments, and engaging curriculum for all of the children in their care.
Early childhood is the most active stage of human development and more growth occurs in the first year of life than any other period. Caregivers who understand the progression of development are more prepared to respond to needs and create appropriate learning environments. In this course caregivers will discover the characteristics of infant development. In addition, the course provides strategies caregivers can use to promote growth and learning across all areas of development.
This course provides a brief overview of the physical, social, and cognitive development of children during the 12- to 36-month period of life. Participants are provided with information about early childhood developmental characteristics as well as practical applications for the classroom that foster development.
The goal of this course is introduce participants to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the characteristics of children who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Participants will also be introduced to several students with autism spectrum disorder and many of the classroom strategies that support these students.
This course provides an introduction to the most recent revision of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) and is intended primarily for early childhood professionals whose programs are or may be subject to quality ratings by program monitors, regulatory agencies, or other formal observers. If you are an early childhood professional, this course will help you understand the basics about what ECERS observers look for during the observation period and how you can use the ECERS as a guide to improve the quality and effectiveness of your program.
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