Implementing the Early Childhood Learn, Grow, Eat & Go Curriculum Course

Type
Course
Date of Publication
February 28, 2023
Price
See Agrilife Learn

Overview

The Implementing the Early Childhood Learn, Grow, Eat & Go Curriculum Course will equip you to successfully teach Early Childhood Learn, Grow, Eat & Go (EC LGEG) curriculum in your classroom. This course will overview the popular school garden, nutrition and physical activity unit specifically developed for students in pre-K through kindergarten.

Course Information

If you are a preschool, Head Start, kindergarten teacher, or any other Early Childhood Educator (ECE), you will love this fun, video-based course that will help you to be very familiar with Early Childhood Learn, Grow, Eat and Go and see this curriculum in action!

You will be introduced to the EC LGEG daily lessons with weekly resources and then get to click on four featured lessons/activities each week to see the curriculum being taught to real classrooms of 4 and 5-year-olds.

You will also be shown the simple steps to access the easy-to-use resources to help you engage parents and help families support learning at home.

This course will complement the Early Childhood Learn, Grow, Eat and Go curriculum to:

  • Empower early childhood teachers to become very familiar with Early Childhood Learn, Grow, Eat and Go by seeing the curriculum in action in a preschool classroom of 4 and 5-year-old students.
  • Equip early childhood teachers to effectively implement lessons, activities, and dynamic curriculum resources.
  • Engage parents and families to be a part of this garden-based unit and maximize benefits to students with learning that is carried over into the home.

Credit for this Course

Participants can choose between Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS) clock hours for child care workers or a general completion certificate.

TECPDS

This course aligns with the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS) Core Competency 3.2 Curriculum and Standards.

Looking for solutions in your county? Contact your local extension experts

More choices in Life & Health

  • Course

    Outdoor and nature play can bring early childhood professionals, families, and community partners together in support of young children’s learning.

    The purpose of this 2-hour course is to share examples of successful efforts to engage families and communities around outdoor and nature play and prompt early childhood professionals to reflect on opportunities that might work well in their programs.

  • Course

    In early childhood, a child’s social emotional development and mental health are one and the same. That means the strategies early childhood educators use to cultivate positive social emotional development are, by definition, supportive of positive mental health outcomes.

    The purpose of this 2-hour course is to give early childhood professionals a review of key milestones and learning goals in the social emotional domain of development and a selection of practical strategies to help children achieve them.

  • Course

    Increased engagement in outdoor and nature play can benefit young children’s learning across all developmental domains.

    The purpose of this 2-hour course is to offer early childhood professionals strategies for supporting children’s cognitive development through outdoor play and learning activities.

  • Course

    Increased engagement in outdoor and nature play can benefit young children’s learning across all developmental domains.

    The purpose of this 2-hour course is to offer early childhood professionals strategies for supporting children’s language development through outdoor play and learning activities.

  • Course

    Indoors or outdoors, a strategic approach to observation and assessment gives early childhood educators the information they need to effectively plan for children’s needs, interests, and abilities.

    The purpose of this 2-hour course is to offer tips for incorporating systematic observation into outdoor and nature play activities, including what to look for and how to document what you see.

  • Course

    Increased engagement in outdoor and nature play can benefit young children’s learning across all developmental domains.

    The purpose of this 2-hour course is to offer early childhood professionals strategies for supporting children’s social emotional development through outdoor play and learning activities.