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.
Developing Leadership in Early Care and EducationRated 4.30909090909 out of 5Course ID: ADM109Course Hours: 3Course Level: Intermediate
This course examines what it means to be a successful leader in the field of early care and education (ECE) which includes afterschool or out-of-school-time care. While there are certain universal qualities to any good leader, regardless of profession, leaders in the ECE industry face some unique challenges and responsibilities that are not covered in typical corporate leadership books and seminars.
Bright Beginnings: Age Appropriate Activities for Infants and ToddlersRated 4.46590909091 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.
Assessing Young Children: Part 3 – Interpreting Data and Improving PracticesRated 4.4375 out of 5Course ID: CCEI1220Course Hours: 1Course Level: Intermediate
This is the third in a three-part series dealing with the assessment of young children. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain an understanding of how to interpret assessment data. In addition, participants will be familiar with NAEYC’s indicators of effectiveness,” which are useful in evaluating the success or quality of a school’s assessment system.
Sensational ScienceRated 4.33333333333 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.