Course curriculum

  • 6

    Topic 1: Chapter 2

    • Infant Emotional Development

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 2-4 months

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Infants 6 months

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 9 months

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 12 months

    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Infants

    • Interactions with Infants and Toddlers

    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 7

    Topic 1: Chapter 3

    • Toddler Emotional Development

    • Socia Emotional Milestones in Toddlers 18 Months

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Toddlers 24 Months

    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Toddlers

    • Toddler Social Development

    • Meeting the Social Needs of Toddlers

    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 8

    Topic 1: Chapter 4

    • Preschool Emotional Development

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 3 Years

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 4 Years

    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Preschoolers

    • Preschool Social Development

    • Cooperative Play

    • Topic 1: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 9

    Topic 1: Chapter 5

    • Development of Emotions

    • Worksheet: Identify and Express Emotions

    • Let's Talk More about Emotions

    • Learning to Regulate Emotions

    • Tuning into Children’s Emotions

    • Thoughts Feelings and Actions

    • Fostering Healthy Social & Emotional Development

    • Topic 1: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 10

    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 1 Completion

    • Topic 1 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 1 Quiz

  • 11

    Topic 2: Interactions and Guidance

    • Unit 3 Topic 2

    • Topic 2: Course Description

    • Introduction

    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment

  • 12

    Topic 2: Chapter 1

    • Positive Behavior Model

    • You Make a Difference

    • Factors that Affect Young Children’s Behavior

    • Environmental Factors

    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 13

    Topic 2: Chapter 2

    • Developing Social Behavior

    • Positive Social Characteristics

    • Positive Social Characteristics: Empathy

    • Positive Social Characteristics: Communication Skills

    • Positive Social Characteristics: Self-Regulation

    • Positive Social Characteristics: Following Rules

    • Ability to Control Environment

    • Fostering Positive Social Behaviors

    • Worksheet: Social Behavior

    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 14

    Topic 2: Chapter 3

    • Winning Ways to Talk to Children

    • Talking with Children

    • Communication Strategies

    • Respectful Teacher-Child Relationships

    • Teaching and Personal Beliefs

    • Creating an Environment of Positive Interactions

    • Worksheet: Personal Beliefs

    • Topic 2: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 15

    Topic 2: Chapter 4

    • Off-Track Behavior

    • What the Child Needs

    • Mistaken Behavior

    • Causes of Behavioral Issues

    • Worksheet: Explain Mistaken Behavior

  • 16

    Topic 2: Chapter 5

    • Defining Guidance Terms

    • Definitions of Terms

    • Guidance Techniques

    • Prevention: Indirect Guidance

    • Indirect Guidance - Curriculum

    • Indirect Guidance - Expectations

    • Respond to Children’s Positive Behavior

    • Direct Guidance Techniques

    • Common Direct Guidance Methods

    • Rewards and Stickers

  • 17

    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 2 Completion

    • Topic 2 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 2 Quiz

  • 18

    Topic 3: Reinforcement and Redirection: A Positive Approach

    • Unit 3 Topic 3

    • Topic 3: Course Description

    • Topic 3: Pre-Assessment

  • 19

    Topic 3: Chapter 1

    • What is Positive Reinforcement?

    • Positive Reinforcement Tips

    • Methods 1: Praise

    • Method 2: Tangible Reinforcement

    • Method 3: Token Economy

    • Method 4: Attention from Adults

    • Method 5: Special Privileges

    • Positive Reinforcement in the Classroom

    • Promoting Desired Behavior

    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 20

    Topic 3: Chapter 2

    • Managing Mistaken Behavior

    • Working through Mistaken Behaviors

    • Age Appropriate Child Guidance

    • Examples of Positive Reinforcement

    • Difference Between Reinforcement and Bribes

    • Positive Reinforcement

    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Scenarios

  • 21

    Topic 3: Chapter 3

    • What is Redirection?

    • Redirecting Behavior

    • Using Redirection

  • 22

    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 3 Completion

    • Topic 3 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 3 Quiz

  • 23

    Topic 4: Supporting Self-Esteem

    • Unit 3 Topic 4

    • Topic 4: Course Description

    • Topic 4: Pre-Assessment

  • 24

    Topic 4: Chapter 1

    • Supporting Self-Esteem

    • Health Mind Healthy Body

    • Nurture a Child’s Self-Concept

    • Helping Children to Develop Self-Esteem

    • Worksheet: Supporting Self-Esteem

    • Topic 4: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 25

    Topic 4: Chapter 2

    • Low Self-Esteem

    • High Self-Esteem

    • Biased Expectations

    • Improving Self-Esteem

    • Topic 4: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 26

    Topic 4: Chapter 3

    • Helping Children Build Self-Esteem

    • It's Okay to be Different

    • Collage of Me

    • Researching DAP Books

    • Worksheet: Bibliography

  • 27

    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 4 Completion

    • Topic 4 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 4 Quiz

  • 28

    Topic 5: Yoga as a Tool for Self-Regulation

    • Unit 3 Topic 5

    • Topic 5: Course Description

    • Topic 5: Pre-Assessment

  • 29

    Topic 5: Chapter 1

    • Regulating Emotions

    • Supporting Through Distress

    • Redirect

    • Self-Calming Techniques for Children

    • Topic 5: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 30

    Topic 5: Chapter 2

    • Yoga is about Self-Regulation

    • What is Yoga?

    • Breathing Exercises

    • Breathing Techniques

    • Yoga Poses

    • Body Awareness and Safety

    • Worksheet: Yoga in the Classroom

    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 31

    Topic 5: Chapter 3

    • Schedule Calming Activities

    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 32

    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 5 Completion

    • Topic 5 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 5 Quiz

  • 33

    Topic 6: Easing Separation Anxiety

    • Unit 3 Topic 6

    • Topic 6: Course Description

    • Topic 6: Pre-Assessment

  • 34

    Topic 6: Chapter 1

    • Defining Separation Anxiety

    • Separation Anxiety and Development

    • A Familiar Face

    • Secondary Attachment

    • Worksheet: Familiar Caregiver

    • Temperament and Separation Anxiety

    • Topic 6: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 35

    Topic 6: Chapter 2

    • Separation Anxiety Disorder

    • Factors that Cause Separation Anxiety

    • Ease Separation Anxiety in Infants

    • Toddlers and Preschoolers

    • Managing Separation Anxiety​

    • Worksheet: Strategies for Helping Children

    • Topic 6: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 36

    Topic 6: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 6 Completion

    • Topic 6 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 6 Quiz

  • 37

    Topic 7: The Anxious Child

    • Unit 3 Topic 7

    • Topic 7: Course Description

    • Topic 7: Pre-Assessment

  • 38

    Topic 7: Chapter 1

    • What is Anxiety?

    • What Teacher's Should Know

    • Anxiety in Kids

    • Anxiety Defined

  • 39

    Topic 7: Chapter 2

    • Signs of Stress and Anxiety in Children

    • Worksheet: Severe Anxiety

  • 40

    Topic 7: Chapter 3

    • Instructional Strategies

    • Children's Books for the Anxious Child

    • Classroom Activities

  • 41

    Topic 7: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 7 Completion

    • Topic 7 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 7 Quiz

  • 42

    Topic 8: Teaching Self-Expression with Ezra Jack Keats

    • Unit 3 Topic 8

    • Topic 8: Course Description

    • Topic 8: Pre-Assessment

  • 43

    Topic 8: Chapter 1

    • Ezra Jack Keets Biography

    • Life and Writings of Ezra Jack Keats

  • 44

    Topic 8: Chapter 2

    • Self-Expression

    • Early Self-Expression

    • Supporting Self-Expression

    • Teaching Appreciation for Diversity

    • CDA Competency Standard

    • Topic 8: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 45

    Topic 8: Chapter 3

    • Lesson Plan: Snowy Day

    • Worksheet: The Snowy Day

  • 46

    Topic 8: Chapter 4

    • Lesson Plan: Goggles Template

    • Worksheet: Goggles Template

  • 47

    Topic 8: Chapter 5

    • Lesson Plan: Pet Food Pouring

    • Worksheet: Pet Food Pouring

  • 48

    Topic 8: Chapter 6

    • Lesson Plan: Infant Animal Petting

    • Worksheet: Infant Animal Petting

  • 49

    Topic 8: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 8 Completion

    • Topic 8 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 8 Quiz

  • 50

    Topic 9: Building Community Through Circle Time

    • Unit 3 Topic 9

    • Topic 9: Course Description

    • Topic 9: Pre-Assessment

  • 51

    Topic 9: Chapter 1

    • Essential to the Day

    • Benefits of Classroom Community

    • Practicing Circle Time Routines

    • Following a Schedule

    • Establishing a Circle Time Routine

    • Topic 9: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 52

    Topic 9: Chapter 2

    • Judge the Effectiveness

    • Circle Time Activity Example

    • Considering Attention Levels: Toddlers

    • Considering Attention Levels: Two-Year-Olds

    • Considering Attention Levels: Preschoolers

    • Considering Attention Levels: ​Pre-Kindergarten

    • Topic 9: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 53

    Topic 9: Chapter 3

    • Observations and Behavior

    • Prevention of Behavior Problems

    • Circle Time Must be Guided

    • Presenting your Material

    • Redirection Accomplished Silently

    • Topic 9: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 54

    Topic 9: Chapter 4

    • Real Approaches

    • Practical Ideas

    • Topic 9: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 55

    Topic 9: Chapter 5

    • Lesson Plan Class Bracelets

    • Worksheet Class Bracelets

    • Lesson Plan Our Classroom Book

    • Worksheet Our Classroom Book

    • Lesson Plan Big Ball, Medium Ball, Small Ball too!

    • Worksheet Big Ball, Medium Ball, Small Ball too!

    • Lesson Plan Bear Hunt

    • Worksheet Bear Hunt

  • 56

    Topic 9: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 9 Completion

    • Topic 9 Reflection

    • Unit 3 Topic 9 Quiz

  • 57

    Time to Start Building the Portfolio

    • Competency Standards Book

    • Let's Build Your Portfolio

    • Portfolio Resource Instructions

  • 58

    Professional Portfolio Assignment

    • Assignments

    • Tab D - RC II Unit 3 Learning Experiences

    • Tab E - CS III a Developing Children’s Self-Concept

    • Tab E - RC III Developmentally Appropriate Books

    • Competency Statement 3

    • Professional Portfolio Resources

  • 59

    Unit 3 Wrapping it Up

    • Unit 3 Review

    • Unit 3 Feedback Form

    • ATTENTION