Experience a variety of counting activities and learn developmentally appropriate approaches for teaching addition and subtraction.
Explore the main principles, objectives, and developmental stages of counting, and examine ways to support children's counting in everyday situations.
A collection of number and operations tasks for preschoolers are provided.
Funding for this 2-hour training course was generously provided through a grant by The Boeing Company.
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Creating healthy habits is a critical element of quality early childhood programs. This course reviews practices that promote oral health. It is aligned with Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition criteria and was developed with support from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Providing a broad overview of 4 main areas of child growth and development, this course offers practical tips on supporting children’s development. Key findings from brain research and its relevance to the care of young children is briefly explored, as well as the principles of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP).
Infants’ experiences early in life literally influence the physical structures of the brain, opening the way for patterns of thought and behavior for the rest of a child’s life. This 1-hour course addresses critical topics related to caring for the youngest and most vulnerable population of children, infants and toddlers.
One of the most challenging aspects of child care is deciding upon a style of discipline that is appropriate, effective, and in the best interest of each child. Students will learn about the strengths and weaknesses of various disciplinary styles and explore strategies for setting and enforcing healthy limits.
Guidance and discipline issues are two of the most challenging aspects of any early childhood teacher’s work. Explore what contributes to problem behaviors and how to work with children to promote positive behaviors. Examine the effects of the classroom environment on children’s behaviors.
Course Information Infants and toddlers engage in challenging behaviors as a way of communicating that they have unmet needs. This 2-hour online training course is designed to help child care…