Course Agenda

  • 3
    Module 1
  • 4
    Module 2
    • Module 2 Learning Outcomes
    • Child Growth and Development: Pre-Assessment
    • The Basics
    • Child Development in the School-Age Years
    • Growth and Development
    • Theorist: Erik Erikson
    • Erikson
    • Stages 1 Basic Trust vs. Basic Mistrust
    • Stages 2 Autonomy vs. Shame Doubt
    • Stage 3 Initiative vs. Guilt
    • Stage 4 Industry vs. Inferiority
    • Assignment 1
    • Assignment 2
    • Theorist: Jean Piaget
    • Cognitive Development Stages
    • Major Contributions
    • Piaget's Stages of Development
    • Assignment 3
    • Assignment 4
    • Theorist: Lawrence Kohlberg
    • Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development
    • Stages of Moral Development
    • Assignment 5
    • Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Theories
    • 12 Principles of Child Development and Learning
    • Developmental Theories in Practice
    • Assignment 6
    • A Developmental Continuum
    • Developmental Profiles: Physical Development
    • Developmental Profiles: Emotional Development
    • Developmental Profiles: Social Development
    • Developmental Profiles: Intellectual Development
    • Executive Function Defined
    • Executive Function Example
    • Self-Regulation
    • Example: Self-Regulation
    • Child and Youth Development Frameworks
    • Module 2 Complete
    • Module 2 Test
  • 5
    Module 3
    • Module 3 Learning Outcomes
    • Observation and Assessment: Pre-Assessment
    • Observation and Assessment: Required Reading
    • Development of the Individual Child
    • Temperament Types
    • Why Observation
    • Curriculum Cycle
    • Celebrate Growth
    • Red Flags and Atypical Development
    • Speaking with Families
    • Assignment 1
    • Assignment 2
    • Recordkeeping 101
    • Observing and Assessing Children
    • Assignment 3
    • Objective Vs. Subjective ​
    • Objective Vs. Subjective ​Example
    • Assignment 4
    • Quantitative Vs. Qualitative ​
    • Observing Children
    • Assignment 5
    • Recording and Documenting
    • Recording Observations
    • Assess
    • Types of Assessment
    • Observations
    • Anecdotal Record
    • Observation Tools
    • Portfolios
    • Assignment 6
    • Youth Development Frameworks
    • Examples of Youth Development Frameworks
    • Assignment 7
    • Module 3 Complete
    • Module 3 Test
  • 6
    Module 4
    • Module 4 Learning Outcomes
    • Environment and Curriculum: Pre-Assessment
    • After School Programs
    • Environments Which Nurture
    • Treating all Children Respectfully and Individually
    • Setting
    • Creating an Environment
    • Preparing the Environment
    • Healthy and Safe Environment
    • Assignment 1
    • Organize for Independence
    • Parent Communication Center
    • Child-Directed Activities ​
    • Learning Centers
    • Common Learning Centers
    • Assignment 2
    • Daily Schedule Routines
    • Guidelines for Scheduling
    • Arrival Routine
    • Example Morning Routine
    • Lunch or Mealtime
    • Example Afternoon Routine
    • Departure
    • Assignment 3
    • Homework Help
    • Children with Learning Disabilities
    • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
    • Play Through the Ages
    • Early School Age Children
    • 5-6 Year Olds
    • 7-8 Year Olds
    • Assignment 4
    • 9-12 Year Olds
    • 6 Types of Play
    • Assignment 5
    • Cooperative Play
    • Making Friends
    • Independent Play
    • Assignment 6
    • Active Play
    • Constructive Play
    • Fantasy Play
    • Rule-Based Play
    • Structured Play
    • Unstructured Play
    • Assignment 7
    • Incorporate Child Choice, Reflection, Planning and Leadership
    • Reflection: Incorporating Choices
    • Module 4 Complete
    • Module 4 Test
  • 7
    Module 5
    • Module 5 Learning Outcomes
    • Required Reading
    • Health Policies
    • New Staff Orientation
    • Assignment 1
    • Abuse and Neglect
    • Family Strengths
    • Maltreatment
    • Statistics
    • Signs
    • Suspecting Abuse
    • Recognizing the Signs
    • Child Abuse Reporting
    • Report Child Abuse
    • Talking with Children
    • Disclosure
    • Myth 1
    • Myth 2
    • Myth 3
    • Myth 4
    • Myth 5
    • Myth 6
    • Myth 7
    • Myth 8
    • Myth 9
    • Myth 10
    • Myth 11
    • Myth 12
    • Assignment 2
    • Summary
    • Mandated Reporter
    • Healthy Physical Environment
    • Assignment 3
    • Regular Safety Checks
    • Safety Standards and Practices
    • Indoor Safety Scan
    • Outdoor Safety Scan
    • Supervision
    • Adult-Child Ratio
    • Burns and Fire
    • Assignment 4
    • Falls
    • Transporting Children
    • Car Seats
    • Accidents Will Happen
    • Assignment 5
    • Reflection: Module 5
    • Module 5 Complete
    • Module 5 Test
  • 8
    Module 6
    • Module 6 Learning Outcomes
    • Healthy Practices: Pre-Assessment
    • Required Reading
    • Daily Health Check
    • When Child Becomes Ill
    • Understanding the Spread of Disease
    • How Are Illnesses Spread
    • Assignment 1
    • Transmission of Germs
    • Direct Contact Germs
    • Fecal Oral Route
    • Blood Transmission
    • Assignment 2
    • Universal and Standard Precautions
    • Applying Precautions
    • Handwashing
    • Assignment 3
    • Immunizations
    • Staff Immunizations
    • Assignment 4
    • Cleaning
    • Disinfecting or Sanitizing
    • Sanitizing versus Disinfecting
    • Use Bleach Water Safely
    • Assignment 5
    • Keeping Your Classroom Healthy
    • Toileting Areas and Bedding
    • Assignment 6
    • Special Needs
    • Children with Weak Immune Systems
    • ADA
    • Medication Management
    • Medication Video
    • Assignment 7
    • Supporting Healthy Eating
    • Responsibility
    • Food Safety
    • Food Handling
    • Food Temperatures
    • Healthy Eating Style
    • Food Groups
    • Meals are Social
    • Food Allergies
    • Severe Allergies
    • Assignment 8
    • Assignment 9
    • Benefits of Physical Activity
    • Benefits
    • Limit Inactive Time
    • Supporting Physical Activity
    • Consider All Children
    • Assignment 10
    • Emergency Procedures
    • Be Prepared
    • Contact Information
    • First Aid
    • Grab And Go Bag
    • Fire Safety
    • Disaster Preparedness
    • Practice How To Evacuate
    • Emergency Process Plan
    • After the Emergency
    • Assignment 11
    • Module 6 Complete
    • Module 6 Test
  • 9
    Module 7
    • Module 7 Learning Outcomes
    • Family Partnerships: Pre-Assessment
    • Family Partnerships: Required Reading
    • Community
    • Positive Relationships and Communication
    • Family Engagement
    • Assignment 1
    • Working Parents and the Community
    • Working with the Community
    • Interact Positively with School Staff
    • Volunteers
    • Assignment 2
    • Stress
    • Types of Resources
    • Community ​Resources
    • Confidentiality
    • Assignment 3
    • Cultural Competency: Required Reading
    • Cultural Competency: Pre-Assessment
    • Every Family is Unique
    • Environmental Influences
    • Assignment 4
    • Family-Centered Practice
    • What is Culture
    • Attributes of Culture
    • Assignment 5
    • Components of Human Diversity
    • Assignment 6
    • Accept Each Family's Uniqueness
    • Self-Reflection
    • Cultural Diversity Self-Assessment
    • Being Aware of Your Own Biases
    • Development Of Identity
    • Assignment 7
    • Interacting with Children Respectfully
    • Inclusive and Respectful Environment ​
    • Supporting Diverse Families
    • The Importance of Deliberate Inclusion
    • Supporting Families with Special Needs
    • Inclusion
    • Benefits of Inclusion
    • Inclusive Classrooms
    • Modifications
    • Assignment 8
    • Positive Relationships with Families
    • Being a Responsive School Age Professional
    • Module 7 Complete
    • Module 7 Test
  • 10
    Module 8
    • Module 8 Learning Outcomes
    • The Value of Youth Voice and Expertise
    • Good Practice
    • Learning from Kids
    • Assignment 1
    • Opportunities to Make Choices
    • Providing Feedback
    • Assignment 2
    • Celebrate Children's Success
    • Celebrate Failure as a Group
    • Assignment 3
    • Module 8 Complete
    • Module 8 Test
  • 11
    Module 9
    • Module 9 Learning Outcomes
    • Building Connections with Children
    • Teaching and Personal Beliefs
    • Unconscious Bias
    • Implicit Bias
    • Children are Learning at Birth
    • Social and Emotional Development
    • Self-Awareness
    • Self-Management
    • Social Awareness
    • Relationship Skills
    • Responsible decision-making
    • Individual Differences
    • Culture and Self-concept
    • Assignment 1
    • About Emotions
    • Learning to Regulate Emotions
    • Helping Children Learn to Accept Feelings
    • Positive Behavior Model
    • Assignment 2
    • You Make a Difference
    • The Factors
    • Environmental Factors
    • Developing Social Behavior
    • Communication and Interactions
    • Assignment 3
    • Communication Strategies
    • Assignment 4
    • Defining Guidance Terms
    • Definitions of Behavior Terms
    • Off-Track Behavior
    • What the Child Needs
    • Mistaken Behavior
    • Less Effective Responses
    • Direct and Indirect Guidance Techniques
    • Direct Guidance Techniques
    • Common Direct Guidance Methods
    • Assignment 5
    • Burnout
    • Stress Relief
    • Healthy Choices for You
    • Limits of Your Expertise
    • Deep Breathing
    • Assignment 6
    • Module 9 Complete
    • Module 9 Test
  • 12
    Module 10
    • Module 10 Learning Outcomes
    • Supporting Children for Life Success
    • Module 10 Pre-Assessment
    • Adverse Childhood Experiences
    • Complex Trauma
    • Stress Mountain
    • Kinds of Stress
    • Effects of Stress in Kids​
    • The Brain
    • Understanding the Brain
    • Brain Architecture
    • ACEs in Childhood
    • Blueprint for Brain Development
    • Assignment 1
    • Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development
    • Myelination
    • The Brain Never Stops Changing
    • Assignment 2
    • Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
    • Predictable Pathways
    • Homelessness and ACEs
    • Defining Homelessness
    • Identifying Homelessness in Children
    • Assignment 3
    • Ready to Learn
    • Behavior and Brain Development
    • Assignment 4
    • Where do we go from here
    • Supportive Families
    • Resources for Families
    • Resiliency
    • The Science of Resilience
    • Moving Forward
    • Assignment 5
    • Positive Relationships
    • Self-Care Inspires Compassion
    • Developing Self-regulation
    • Self-Care for the Caregiver
    • Recognize Symptoms
    • Assignment 6
    • Commit!
    • Regulating Emotions
    • Supporting Through Distress
    • Redirect
    • Self-calming Techniques for Children
    • Assignment 7
    • Breathing Exercises
    • Emotional Triggers
    • Assignment 8
    • Module 10 Complete
    • Module 10 Test
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