How Children Learn
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.
Georgia, Kentucky, Nevada, New York
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This course introduces early childhood professionals to indoor safety standards in an early childhood setting. Topics covered include toy safety, poison control, the development of appropriate play space, controlling high traffic areas in the center, and other safety standards. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to identify common indoor injuries and identify appropriate ways to prevent these injuries. Students will also learn about the basic components of toy safety, potential safety hazards with specific equipment, and ways in which children may be exposed to poisons.
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