Course curriculum

  • 6
    Topic 1: Chapter 2
    • Infant Emotional Development
    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 2-4 months
    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Infants 6 months
    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 9 months
    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 12 months
    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Infants
    • Interactions with Infants and Toddlers
    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 1: Chapter 3
    • Toddler Emotional Development
    • Socia Emotional Milestones in Toddlers 18 Months
    • Social Emotional Milestones in Toddlers 24 Months
    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Toddlers
    • Toddler Social Development
    • Meeting the Social Needs of Toddlers
    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 1: Chapter 4
    • Preschool Emotional Development
    • Social Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 3 Years
    • Social Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 4 Years
    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Preschoolers
    • Preschool Social Development
    • Cooperative Play
    • Topic 1: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
  • 9
    Topic 1: Chapter 5
    • Development of Emotions
    • Worksheet: Identify and Express Emotions
    • Let's Talk More about Emotions
    • Learning to Regulate Emotions
    • Tuning into Children’s Emotions
    • Thoughts Feelings and Actions
    • Fostering Healthy Social & Emotional Development
    • Topic 1: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding
  • 10
    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 1 Completion
    • Topic 1 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 1 Quiz
  • 11
    Topic 2: Interactions and Guidance
    • Unit 3 Topic 2
    • Topic 2: Course Description
    • Introduction
    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment
  • 12
    Topic 2: Chapter 1
    • Positive Behavior Model
    • You Make a Difference
    • Factors that Affect Young Children’s Behavior
    • Environmental Factors
    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 13
    Topic 2: Chapter 2
    • Developing Social Behavior
    • Positive Social Characteristics
    • Positive Social Characteristics: Empathy
    • Positive Social Characteristics: Communication Skills
    • Positive Social Characteristics: Self-Regulation
    • Positive Social Characteristics: Following Rules
    • Ability to Control Environment
    • Fostering Positive Social Behaviors
    • Worksheet: Social Behavior
    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 2: Chapter 3
    • Winning Ways to Talk to Children
    • Talking with Children
    • Communication Strategies
    • Respectful Teacher-Child Relationships
    • Teaching and Personal Beliefs
    • Creating an Environment of Positive Interactions
    • Worksheet: Personal Beliefs
    • Topic 2: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 2: Chapter 4
    • Off-Track Behavior
    • What the Child Needs
    • Mistaken Behavior
    • Causes of Behavioral Issues
    • Worksheet: Explain Mistaken Behavior
  • 16
    Topic 2: Chapter 5
    • Defining Guidance Terms
    • Definitions of Terms
    • Guidance Techniques
    • Prevention: Indirect Guidance
    • Indirect Guidance - Curriculum
    • Indirect Guidance - Expectations
    • Respond to Children’s Positive Behavior
    • Direct Guidance Techniques
    • Common Direct Guidance Methods
    • Rewards and Stickers
  • 17
    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 2 Completion
    • Topic 2 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 2 Quiz
  • 18
    Topic 3: Reinforcement and Redirection: A Positive Approach
    • Unit 3 Topic 3
    • Topic 3: Course Description
    • Topic 3: Pre-Assessment
  • 19
    Topic 3: Chapter 1
    • What is Positive Reinforcement?
    • Positive Reinforcement Tips
    • Methods 1: Praise
    • Method 2: Tangible Reinforcement
    • Method 3: Token Economy
    • Method 4: Attention from Adults
    • Method 5: Special Privileges
    • Positive Reinforcement in the Classroom
    • Promoting Desired Behavior
    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 3: Chapter 2
    • Managing Mistaken Behavior
    • Working through Mistaken Behaviors
    • Age Appropriate Child Guidance
    • Examples of Positive Reinforcement
    • Difference Between Reinforcement and Bribes
    • Positive Reinforcement
    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Scenarios
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    Topic 3: Chapter 3
    • What is Redirection?
    • Redirecting Behavior
    • Using Redirection
  • 22
    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 3 Completion
    • Topic 3 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 3 Quiz
  • 23
    Topic 4: Supporting Self-Esteem
    • Unit 3 Topic 4
    • Topic 4: Course Description
    • Topic 4: Pre-Assessment
  • 24
    Topic 4: Chapter 1
    • Supporting Self-Esteem
    • Health Mind Healthy Body
    • Nurture a Child’s Self-Concept
    • Helping Children to Develop Self-Esteem
    • Worksheet: Supporting Self-Esteem
    • Topic 4: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 4: Chapter 2
    • Low Self-Esteem
    • High Self-Esteem
    • Biased Expectations
    • Improving Self-Esteem
    • Topic 4: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 26
    Topic 4: Chapter 3
    • Helping Children Build Self-Esteem
    • It's Okay to be Different
    • Collage of Me
    • Researching DAP Books
    • Worksheet: Bibliography
  • 27
    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 4 Completion
    • Topic 4 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 4 Quiz
  • 28
    Topic 5: Yoga as a Tool for Self-Regulation
    • Unit 3 Topic 5
    • Topic 5: Course Description
    • Topic 5: Pre-Assessment
  • 29
    Topic 5: Chapter 1
    • Regulating Emotions
    • Supporting Through Distress
    • Redirect
    • Self-Calming Techniques for Children
    • Topic 5: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 30
    Topic 5: Chapter 2
    • Yoga is about Self-Regulation
    • What is Yoga?
    • Breathing Exercises
    • Breathing Techniques
    • Yoga Poses
    • Body Awareness and Safety
    • Worksheet: Yoga in the Classroom
    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 31
    Topic 5: Chapter 3
    • Schedule Calming Activities
    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 32
    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 5 Completion
    • Topic 5 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 5 Quiz
  • 33
    Topic 6: Easing Separation Anxiety
    • Unit 3 Topic 6
    • Topic 6: Course Description
    • Topic 6: Pre-Assessment
  • 34
    Topic 6: Chapter 1
    • Defining Separation Anxiety
    • Separation Anxiety and Development
    • A Familiar Face
    • Secondary Attachment
    • Worksheet: Familiar Caregiver
    • Temperament and Separation Anxiety
    • Topic 6: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 6: Chapter 2
    • Separation Anxiety Disorder
    • Factors that Cause Separation Anxiety
    • Ease Separation Anxiety in Infants
    • Toddlers and Preschoolers
    • Managing Separation Anxiety​
    • Worksheet: Strategies for Helping Children
    • Topic 6: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 36
    Topic 6: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 6 Completion
    • Topic 6 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 6 Quiz
  • 37
    Topic 7: The Anxious Child
    • Unit 3 Topic 7
    • Topic 7: Course Description
    • Topic 7: Pre-Assessment
  • 38
    Topic 7: Chapter 1
    • What is Anxiety?
    • What Teacher's Should Know
    • Anxiety in Kids
    • Anxiety Defined
  • 39
    Topic 7: Chapter 2
    • Signs of Stress and Anxiety in Children
    • Worksheet: Severe Anxiety
  • 40
    Topic 7: Chapter 3
    • Instructional Strategies
    • Children's Books for the Anxious Child
    • Classroom Activities
  • 41
    Topic 7: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 7 Completion
    • Topic 7 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 7 Quiz
  • 42
    Topic 8: Teaching Self-Expression with Ezra Jack Keats
    • Unit 3 Topic 8
    • Topic 8: Course Description
    • Topic 8: Pre-Assessment
  • 43
    Topic 8: Chapter 1
    • Ezra Jack Keets Biography
    • Life and Writings of Ezra Jack Keats
  • 44
    Topic 8: Chapter 2
    • Self-Expression
    • Early Self-Expression
    • Supporting Self-Expression
    • Teaching Appreciation for Diversity
    • CDA Competency Standard
    • Topic 8: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 45
    Topic 8: Chapter 3
    • Lesson Plan: Snowy Day
    • Worksheet: The Snowy Day
  • 46
    Topic 8: Chapter 4
    • Lesson Plan: Goggles Template
    • Worksheet: Goggles Template
  • 47
    Topic 8: Chapter 5
    • Lesson Plan: Pet Food Pouring
    • Worksheet: Pet Food Pouring
  • 48
    Topic 8: Chapter 6
    • Lesson Plan: Infant Animal Petting
    • Worksheet: Infant Animal Petting
  • 49
    Topic 8: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 8 Completion
    • Topic 8 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 8 Quiz
  • 50
    Topic 9: Building Community Through Circle Time
    • Unit 3 Topic 9
    • Topic 9: Course Description
    • Topic 9: Pre-Assessment
  • 51
    Topic 9: Chapter 1
    • Essential to the Day
    • Benefits of Classroom Community
    • Practicing Circle Time Routines
    • Following a Schedule
    • Establishing a Circle Time Routine
    • Topic 9: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 52
    Topic 9: Chapter 2
    • Judge the Effectiveness
    • Circle Time Activity Example
    • Considering Attention Levels: Toddlers
    • Considering Attention Levels: Two-Year-Olds
    • Considering Attention Levels: Preschoolers
    • Considering Attention Levels: ​Pre-Kindergarten
    • Topic 9: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 9: Chapter 3
    • Observations and Behavior
    • Prevention of Behavior Problems
    • Circle Time Must be Guided
    • Presenting your Material
    • Redirection Accomplished Silently
    • Topic 9: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
  • 54
    Topic 9: Chapter 4
    • Real Approaches
    • Practical Ideas
    • Topic 9: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
  • 55
    Topic 9: Chapter 5
    • Lesson Plan Class Bracelets
    • Worksheet Class Bracelets
    • Lesson Plan Our Classroom Book
    • Worksheet Our Classroom Book
    • Lesson Plan Big Ball, Medium Ball, Small Ball too!
    • Worksheet Big Ball, Medium Ball, Small Ball too!
    • Lesson Plan Bear Hunt
    • Worksheet Bear Hunt
  • 56
    Topic 9: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 9 Completion
    • Topic 9 Reflection
    • Unit 3 Topic 9 Quiz
    • Portfolio Resource Instructions
  • 57
    Professional Portfolio: RC II-6
    • RC II-6 Self Concept
    • RC II-6 Self Concept Quiz
  • 58
    Professional Portfolio: CS III a
    • CS III a Developing Children’s Self-Concept
    • CS III a Developing Children’s Self-Concept Quiz
  • 59
    Professional Portfolio: RC II-8
    • RC II-8 Social Skills
    • RC II-8 Social Skills Quiz
  • 60
    Professional Portfolio: RC III
    • RC III Developmentally Appropriate Books
    • RC III Developmentally Appropriate Books Quiz
  • 61
    Professional Portfolio: Competency Statement 3
    • Competency Statement 3
    • Competency Statement 3 Quiz
  • 62
    Unit 3 Wrapping it Up
    • Unit 3 Review
    • Unit 3 Feedback Form
    • ATTENTION