child development classes
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 (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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  • Comienzos brillantes: Actividades apropiadas para los bebés y los niños pequeños

    Course ID: ESP_CCEI670Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    En este curso usted examinará la importancia de las actividades apropiadas para la edad y desarrollo de los bebés y los niños pequeños. Se enfatizan las principales áreas de desarrollo infantil: físico, cognitivo, emocional, social y del lenguaje.

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    Cómo obtener el máximo provecho de la lectura en voz alta

    Course ID: ESP_LIT103Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    Leer a los niños es un evento diario en los entornos de la primera infancia. Este curso describe la preparación y las habilidades necesarias para garantizar que la lectura en voz alta sea atractiva y promueva importantes habilidades de alfabetización temprana. El curso cubre el proceso de llevar a cabo lecturas en voz alta efectivas y significativas que desarrollen habilidades fundamentales de alfabetización que los niños usarán por el resto de sus vidas.

  • Constructivist Learning Theory and Approaches to Hands-On Learning

    Course ID: CUR112Course Hours: 3Course Level: Intermediate

    This course features examination of “hands-on learning” in the context of constructivist learning theory, including the theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, and Bruner and the teaching methods established by Maria Montessori and the Reggio Emilia community.

  • Cooking in the Classroom

    Course ID: CUR129Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    Cooking activities provide a wealth of possibilities for learning and exploration in the early childhood setting. Cooking helps children develop their five senses as well as a sense of independence and confidence. Additionally, cooking activities can be used to target skills and concepts across the entire curriculum, including math, science, early literacy, cultural studies, and social skills.

  • Critical Thinking Skills in the Preschool Environment

    Course ID: COG101Course Hours: 1Course Level: Intermediate

    Critical thinking skills are essential for good decision-making and long-term academic and professional success. This course examines critical thinking skills through the lens of Bloom’s Taxonomy, which categorizes the different ways humans interact with knowledge. Participants will explore basic, practical classroom strategies that support the development of critical thinking skills in young children.

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How Do I Get Started?

You have three options for purchasing child development classes online

Individual or
Block Hours

Students may purchase one hour of child care online coursework or multiple hours at a time.

  • 1-10 Hours: $15 per hour

  • 11-49 Hours: $14 per hour

  • 50 Hour Block: $650

  • 125 Hour Block: $1,500

  • 225 Hour Block: $2,475

Individual Annual Subscription

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.

Child Care Center-Based Subscription

The Child Care Center-Based Annual Subscription is the most manageable, accessible and cost-effective method for a center to provide its staff with training to meet annual licensing professional development needs. CCEI offers two child care center-based subscriptions:
  • $499/year

  • $999/year

With the 50-user option, staff can receive access to annual training for just $20 per person.