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Participants will explore the key areas that underpin best practices in early care and education, including: brain development, social and emotional development, the learning environment, language and literacy development, and math and science concepts. Through interactive, online experiences participants will learn foundational principles and methods to build resilient children and support the development of critical thinking skills. Course content is based on Kaplan Early Learning Company's Learn Every Day™ The Preschool Curriculum Foundations for Learning. This is a 3-hour course worth .3 CEU's.
This course can be utilized to meet the training requirements to earn or renew your Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Course content is aligned with the CDA Subject Area 8: Understanding principles of child development and learning.
- Course Topics
- STEM Concepts
- Child Development
- State Approval
Approved for .3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in all 50 states.
Also approved for 3 Early Childhood State Training Hours in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
- Who Should Enroll
Who Should Enroll
All teachers and administrators of programs serving children toddlers to age 5. This course is especially recommended for programs utilizing Kaplan Early Learning Company’s Learn Every Day™ The Preschool Curriculum.
"I really liked the concept of letting the kids take the reigns and the initiative to learn and problem solve."
"I liked the modified scientific method used and plan to use this in my own class."
"Brain Development and Language and Literacy Concepts were meaningful to me. I'm always looking for new ways of bringing language and literacy into the classroom."