Course curriculum

  • 6
    Topic 1: Chapter 2
    • Jean Piaget (1896 -1980)
    • Cognitive Development Stages
    • Major Contributions
    • Piaget's Stages of Development
    • Reflect: Piaget
    • Possible Answer: Piaget
    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 1: Chapter 3
    • Maria Montessori (1870-1952)
    • Montessori Program
    • The Montessori Classroom Environment
    • Introduction to Montessori
    • Worksheet: Montessori
    • Possible Answer: Montessori
    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 1: Chapter 4
    • Reggio Emilia Approach
    • Reggio Emilia Early Childhood Schools
    • Topic 1: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 1: Chapter 5
    • Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934)
    • Lev Vygotsky
    • Topic 1: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 1: Chapter 6
    • Lawrence Kohlberg (1927-1987)
    • Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development
    • Stages of Moral Development
    • Topic 1: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 1: Chapter 7
    • Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Theories
    • Developmental Appropriate Practice Basics
    • 12 Principles of Child Development and Learning
    • Developmental Theories in Practice
    • Topic 1: Chapter 7 Check for Understanding
  • 12
    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 1 Completion
    • Topic 1 Reflection
    • Unit 8 Topic 1 Quiz
  • 13
    Topic 2: Speech and Language Milestones
    • Unit 8: Topic 2
    • Topic 2: Course Description
    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment
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    Topic 2: Chapter 1
    • Language is the World
    • Voice, Speech, and Language
    • Voice Experiment Intro
    • Voice Experiment
    • Voice Experiment Check-In
    • Prenatal Language Development
    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 2: Chapter 2
    • Newborn
    • 0-3 Months Milestones
    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 2: Chapter 3
    • Infant Milestones
    • 4-6 Months Milestones
    • 7-9 Month Milestones
    • 10-12 Month Milestones
    • Topic 2: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 2: Chapter 4
    • Speech and Language Milestones
    • 12-36 Months Milestones
    • Topic 2: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 2: Chapter 5
    • Preschool
    • 3 to 5 Year Milestones
    • Topic 2: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 2: Chapter 6
    • Typical Speech and Language Development
    • Atypical Speech and Language Development
    • Red Flags
    • Documenting Red Flags
    • Worksheet: Documentation
    • Topic 2: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 2: Chapter 7
    • Causes of Speech Delays
    • Causes of Speech Delays
    • Causes and Problems in Speech Development
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    Topic 2: Chapter 8
    • Scenario 1
    • Scenario 2
    • Scenario 3
  • 22
    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 2 Completion
    • Topic 2 Reflection
    • Unit 8 Topic 2 Quiz
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    Topic 3: The Gifted Child
    • Unit 8: Topic 3
    • Topic 3: Course Description
    • Topic 3: Pre-Assessment
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    Topic 3: Chapter 1
    • What is Gifted/Highly Capable?
    • Characteristics of Gifted Children
    • Gifted Children in ECE
    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
    • Video Introduction
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    Topic 3: Chapter 2
    • Common Myths and Misconceptions
    • Areas of Giftedness
    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 3: Chapter 3
    • Talents
    • How Gifted and Talented Manifests
    • Traits in Gifted Infants
    • Topic 3: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 3: Chapter 4
    • Barriers to Identifying Giftedness
    • Assessing Giftedness
    • Gifted and Talented Children
    • Topic 3: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 3: Chapter 5
    • Meeting Their Needs
    • Educational Strategies
    • Examine Examples
    • Educational Examples to Support Gifted Students
    • Topic 3: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding
  • 29
    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 3 Completion
    • Topic 3 Reflection
    • Unit 8 Topic 3 Quiz
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    Topic 4: What is Executive Function?
    • Unit 8: Topic 4
    • Topic 4: Course Description
    • Topic 4: Pre-Assessment
  • 31
    Topic 4: Chapter 1
    • Executive Function Defined
    • Example: Executive Function
    • Self-Regulation
    • Example: Self-Regulation
    • Myths about Executive Function
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    Topic 4: Chapter 2
    • Children with Executive Function Disorder
    • Meet Rodney
    • What Does it Take?
    • Rodney's Day and What it Takes
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    Topic 4: Chapter 3
    • Signs of Executive Function Issues by Age
    • Is it EFD?
    • Factors that Influence
    • Executive Function Stages
    • Topic 4: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 4: Chapter 4
    • Helping Executive Function
    • Getting to Know Children​
    • Knowledge is Power
    • Specific Accommodations for EFD
    • Turning Some Ideas on Their Head
    • How is EFD Diagnosed
    • Topic 4: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 4 Completion
    • Topic 4 Reflection
    • Unit 8 Topic 4 Quiz
  • 36
    Topic 5: Supporting Children for Life Success
    • Unit 8: Topic 5
    • Topic 5: Course Description
    • Children Do Not Choose
    • ACEs
    • Topic 5: Pre-Assessment
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    Topic 5: Chapter 1
    • Adverse Childhood Experiences
    • Categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences
    • Topic 5: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 38
    Topic 5: Chapter 2
    • Complex Trauma
    • The Relationship Between ACEs and Health
    • 5 Key Points
    • Childhood Trauma Affects Health
    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 5: Chapter 3
    • Stress Mountain
    • Positive Stress
    • Tolerable Stress
    • Toxic Stress
    • Effects of Stress in Kids​
    • Topic 5: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 5: Chapter 4
    • The Brain
    • Understanding the Brain
    • Brain Architecture
    • ACEs in Early Childhood
    • Blueprint for Brain Development
    • Cognitive Function
    • Nature vs Nurture
    • Stress Derails Healthy Development
    • Myelination
    • The Brain Never Stops Changing
    • Topic 5: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 5: Chapter 5
    • Predictable Pathways
    • Homelessness and ACEs
    • Defining Homelessness
    • Identifying Homelessness in Children
    • Topic 5: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 5: Chapter 6
    • Ready to Learn
    • Behavior and Brain Development
    • Affects of Trauma
    • Topic 5: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 5: Chapter 7
    • Resiliency
    • The Science of Resilience
    • Positive Relationships
    • Regulating Emotions
    • Supporting Through Distress
    • Redirect
    • Self-Calming Techniques for Children
    • Breathing Exercises
    • Creating a Sense of Safety for Children
    • Emotional Triggers
    • Topic 5: Chapter 7 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 5: Chapter 8
    • Support Positive Outcomes
    • Goals for Community Support 1
    • Goals for Community Support 2
    • Goals for Community Support 3
    • Goals for Community Support 4
    • Supportive Communities
    • Supportive Families
    • Resources for Families
    • Healthier Society
    • Topic 5: Chapter 8 Check for Understanding
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    Topic 5: Chapter 9
    • Self-Care Inspires Compassion
    • Recognize Symptoms
    • Commit!
  • 46
    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 5 Completion
    • Topic 5 Reflection
    • Unit 8 Topic 5 Quiz
    • Portfolio Resource Instructions
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    Professional Portfolio: RC II-7
    • RC II-7 Emotional Skills
    • RC II-7 Emotional Skills Quiz
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    Professional Portfolio: RC VI-3
    • RC VI-3 Reporting Child Abuse
    • RC VI-3 Reporting Child Abuse Quiz
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    The Professional Philosophy Statement
    • Guidelines for Writing Your Professional Philosophy Statement
    • The Professional Philosophy Statement
    • The Professional Philosophy Statement Quiz
  • 50
    Professional Portfolio Review
    • Professional Portfolio
    • CDA Professional Portfolio Examples
    • Organizing Your Professional Portfolio
    • Put It Together
    • What MUST be in your Professional Portfolio
    • The Resource Collection
    • The Reflective Statements of Competence
    • Bring Your Professional Portfolio to your Verification
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    ​CDA Credential Process Review
    • CDA Credential Process
    • Ready to Apply
    • Remember to Renew
  • 52
    Unit 8 Wrapping it Up
    • Unit 8 Feedback Form
    • ATTENTION