Encouraging Communication, Creativity and Problem Solving in Young Children

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Teachers encourage children to participate in experiences that actively engage them in communication, creativity, and problem solving. These core skills are critical in children's cognitive development. Strategies for effective verbal interactions, encouraging problem-solving, and integrating the creative arts are explored.

Course Information

Some of the most important skills early childhood teachers strive to cultivate in young children include communication, creativity, and problem solving. By carefully planning the experiences and materials available to children, teachers encourage children to practice these critical, cognitive skills.

This online course:

  • explores strategies for helping children engage in effective verbal interactions
  • suggests ways to encourage problem-solving through productive struggles
  • generates ideas for integrating the creative arts
  • explains how to bring all these elements together using project-based learning

Funding for this 6-hour training was provided by the Workforce Solutions as part of their Early Care and Education Quality Improvement initiative.

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