THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
(1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)
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This course is designed to help childcare professionals understand how to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses by following guidelines for food safety, personal hygiene and sanitation in the early childhood environment. Upon successful completion of this course participants should be able to define foodborne illness, identify common signs of foodborne illnesses, identify five personal hygiene behaviors, identify effective hand washing techniques and identify sanitary behaviors that should be used at mealtimes.
This course examines the importance of open communication between parents and teachers. Participants will learn about positive listening and speaking skills, overcoming communication barriers, and other methods and strategies that will help ensure parents are active partners in education.
This course examines the process of establishing and enhancing learning centers in an early childhood education setting. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list common learning centers found in an early childhood classroom and identify the requirements for evaluating and adjusting each classroom center to ensure the appropriateness for young children.
This course examines age appropriate guidelines and activities for setting up a science center that includes activities that build curiosity. Upon successful completion of this course, student should be able to define science as it relates to preschool children, identify appropriate materials to include in a science center, and identify basic activities for promoting early science skills.
This course explains how children learn early math skills during the preschool years and provides suggestions for numerous math activities for young children. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define the activities that help children develop math skills such as classifying, patterning, sequencing, comparing, ordering and one to one correspondence, identify materials that belong in a well-stocked math/manipulative center and activities that strengthen early math skills for children in the preschool classroom.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to identify strategies for sharing positive guidance principles and methods with parents. This course focuses on effective communication methods and practical tools intended to promote the use of positive guidance in the home as well as the child care environment. Emphasis is placed on the challenge of sharing positive guidance methods while respecting family values and goals.
This course focuses on specific guidance methods for early school-age children. Recommended methods are based on children’s developmental needs, which are significantly advanced compared to younger children. Topics include: developmental milestones of early school-age children; educational theories behind the positive guidance philosophy; goals and motivations of misbehavior; and methods for confronting a variety of specific behaviors in the school-age environment.
This course provides information about the use of positive guidance methods in the preschool environment. Course topics include background information on Erik Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development; descriptions of Dr. Jane Nelsen’s Eight Methods for Positive Discipline; and other important methods for promoting self esteem, personal responsibility, and good decision making in young children.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to identify important developmental milestones for two-year-olds, including cognitive, social, and emotional characteristics. Additionally, students will gain a great understanding of the foundational theories behind positive guidance, along with specific methods for promoting a child’s self-esteem, self-confidence, and decision-making abilities.
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to define the term positive guidance and identify strategies for promoting self-identity, self-confidence, and self-control in young children. Course participants will also be introduced to theories, theorists, and concepts regarding human behavior and early childhood development.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define the term positive guidance and explain why it is valuable for caregivers to use it during the early childhood years. Students will be introduced to foundational theories behind positive guidance, as well as basic methods for implementing it in the classroom.
This course explores the teacher’s role in parent-teacher conferences. Upon successful completion of this course participants should be able to properly prepare for a parent-teacher conference and cultivate a positive relationship between parent and teacher.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to define the four domains in which learning and development occur, identify Piaget’s stages of cognitive development, explain how children learn through the observation of models, and identify additional common learning theories and teaching strategies based on research into brain development.
This course examines social development in young children during the first five years of life. Emphasis is placed on the development of social interaction skills, self-regulation, and the development of independence. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to identify the stages of social development, the causes of temper tantrums and biting and appropriate social development in young children.
Students taking this course will learn about the cognitive changes in children from birth to age five. Emphasis is placed on the development of memory, cause and effect, and problem solving. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list the cognitive changes children undergo during the first five years of life, define early childhood development and identify developmental milestones and developmentally appropriate activities for young children.
This course examines the emotional development of young children. Participants will learn about Erikson’s eight stages of emotional development, methods of increasing emotional literacy, and activities that can be applied in the home to encourage emotional development. Upon successful completion of this course, a student should be able to define Trust vs. Mistrust, Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt and Initiative vs. Guilt.
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Students may purchase one hour of child care online coursework or multiple hours at a time.
For $99, a child care professional can purchase an Individual Annual Professional Development Subscription. The subscription allows unlimited access to CCEI’s professional development course catalog for the year of the subscription.