Developmental Screening Tools in Early Childhood Education
In this course, participants will discover features of some of the more widely used developmental screening tools. The course will also explore how to talk to families about screening results, when to make referrals to early intervention services, and how to adapt the curriculum to support children’s development.
How Children LearnRated 4.41509433962 out of 5Course ID: CCEI3014Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner
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.
Bright Beginnings: Age Appropriate Activities for Infants and ToddlersRated 4.49382716049 out of 5Course ID: CCEI670Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner
This course is designed to help participants understand the importance of developmentally appropriate and individually appropriate activities in the childcare setting. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to define the four domains in which learning and development occur, list the four stages of Piaget’s Theory, define the sensorimotor stage, list the four general guidelines teachers should keep in mind to promote positive interactions with infants and toddlers, list the three factors to consider in arranging an indoor infant and toddler environment, and identify four criteria to use when selecting toys for infants and toddlers.
Parent-Teacher ConferencesRated 4.55 out of 5Course ID: CCEI3022Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner
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.
Sensational ScienceRated 4.37704918033 out of 5Course ID: CCEI440Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner
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.