Course curriculum

  • 6

    Topic 1: Chapter 2

    • Brogan's Scenario

    • Student-Led Preschool Programs

    • Student-Led School-Age Classroom

    • Examining Student-Led Preschool Programs

    • Examining Intentional Teaching

    • Administrative Support

    • Examining 21st Century Skills

    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 7

    Topic 1: Chapter 3

    • Unlocking That Learning

    • Student-Led Dramatic Play Centers

    • Student-Led Learning Centers

    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 8

    Topic 1: Chapter 4

    • Lesson Plan: Sponge Puzzles

    • Worksheet: Sponge Puzzles

    • Possible Answer: Sponge Puzzle

    • Lesson Plan: Sensory Crawl

    • Worksheet: Sensory Crawl

    • Possible Answer: Sensory Crawl

    • Lesson Plan: Ball Toss Challenge

    • Worksheet: Ball Toss Challenge

    • Possible Answer: Ball Toss Challenge

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    Topic 1: Chapter 5

    • Lesson Plan: Autumn Tree

    • Worksheet: Autumn Tree

    • Possible Answer: Autumn Tree

    • Lesson Plan: Busy Box

    • Worksheet: Busy Box

    • Possible Answer: Busy Box

    • Lesson Plan: Light Box

    • Worksheet: Light Box

    • Possible Answer: Light Box

  • 10

    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 1 Completion

    • Topic 1 Reflection

    • Unit 6 Topic 1 Quiz

  • 11

    Topic 2: Team Teaching Strategies

    • Unit 6: Topic 2

    • Topic 2: Course Description

    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment

  • 12

    Topic 2: Chapter 1

    • What is Co-Teaching?

    • What Co-Teaching is Not

    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 13

    Topic 2: Chapter 2

    • Co-Teaching is a Marriage

    • The Benefits for Co-Teachers

    • The Benefits for Children

    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 14

    Topic 2: Chapter 3

    • How to Co-Teach

    • Co-Teaching How To's

    • Effective Co-Teaching Strategies

    • Topic 2: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 15

    Topic 2: Chapter 4

    • Potential Challenges

    • Problem #2

    • Problem #3

    • Collaborate with Co-Teachers

  • 16

    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 2 Completion

    • Topic 2 Reflection

    • Unit 6 Topic 2 Quiz

  • 17

    Topic 3: Everyday Etiquette for Educators

    • Unit 6: Topic 3

    • Topic 3: Course Description

    • Topic 3: Pre-Assessment

  • 18

    Topic 3: Chapter 1

    • Qualities of a Child Care Professional

    • General Etiquette for Professionals

    • Workplace Etiquette

    • Worksheet: Workplace Values

    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 19

    Topic 3: Chapter 2

    • Interacting with Coworkers and Staff

    • Relationships with Families

    • Worksheet: Welcoming Environment

    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 20

    Topic 3: Chapter 3

    • Email Communication

    • Social Media

    • Topic 3: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 21

    Topic 3: Chapter 4

    • Negativity and Stress

    • Staying Positive

    • Topic 3: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 22

    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 3 Completion

    • Unit 6 Topic 3 Quiz

  • 23

    Topic 4: Preventing Teacher Burnout

    • Unit 6: Topic 4

    • Topic 4: Course Description

    • Topic 4: Pre-Assessment

  • 24

    Topic 4: Chapter 1

    • Burnout

    • Stress in Child Care

    • Causes of Teacher Burnout

    • Topic 4: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 25

    Topic 4: Chapter 2

    • Recognizing Signs of Burnout in Your Staff

    • Outward Signs of Teacher Burnout

    • How Teachers Can Help Curb Burnout

    • How Directors Can Help Curb Teacher Burnout

    • Topic 4: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 26

    Topic 4: Chapter 3

    • Stress Relief

    • Healthy Choices for You

    • Deep Breathing

    • Topic 4: Chapter 3: Reflection

  • 27

    Topic 4: Chapter 4

    • Self-Care Inspires Compassion

    • Developing Self-Regulation

    • Self-Care for the Caregiver

    • Recognize Symptoms

    • Self-Care Assignment

    • Commit!

  • 28

    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 4 Completion

    • Topic 4 Reflection

    • Unit 6 Topic 4 Quiz

  • 29

    Topic 5: Dream Team: Successful Team Building

    • Unit 6: Topic 5

    • Topic 5: Course Description

    • Topic 5: Pre-Assessment

  • 30

    Topic 5: Chapter 1

    • A Roadmap to Success

    • Build a Tower Build a Team

    • Why do I Need a Strong Team

    • Habits of a Strong Team

    • Topic 5: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 31

    Topic 5: Chapter 2

    • Team-Building Elements

    • Mission or Vision Statement

    • Building a Mission Statement

    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 32

    Topic 5: Chapter 3

    • New Staff

    • Respectful Communication

    • Implementing Respectful Communication

    • Topic 5: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 33

    Topic 5: Chapter 4

    • Acknowledge the Elephant in the Room

    • Scenario Example

    • Scenarios Worksheet

    • More Than Professional Development

  • 34

    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 5 Completion

    • Topic 5 Reflection

    • Unit 6 Topic 5 Quiz

  • 35

    Topic 6: A Director's Guide to Evaluations

    • Unit 6: Topic 6

    • Topic 6: Course Description

    • Topic 6: Pre-Assessment

  • 36

    Topic 6: Chapter 1

    • Choosing an Evaluation System

    • Inquiry Meetings

    • Do's and Don't

    • Topic 6: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 37

    Topic 6: Chapter 2

    • Observations

    • Data Collection

    • Example Observation Notes

    • Topic 6: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 38

    Topic 6: Chapter 3

    • Post Evaluation Meeting

    • Moving Forward

    • Topic 6: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 39

    Topic 6: Chapter 4

    • Evaluation FAQs

    • Teachers Need Real Feedback

    • Topic 6: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 40

    Topic 6: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 6 Completion

    • Topic 6 Reflection

    • Unit 6 Topic 6 Quiz

  • 41

    Topic 7: Mindful Leadership

    • Unit 6: Topic 7

    • Topic 7: Course Description

    • Topic 7: Pre-Assessment

  • 42

    Topic 7: Chapter 1

    • Leading the Way

    • What does a leader look like?

    • Worksheet: Effective Leader

    • Characteristics of Effective Leaders

    • Effective Leaders

    • Discussion Topic

    • Reflective Practice

    • Worksheet: Self-Assessment

    • Topic 7: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 43

    Topic 7: Chapter 2

    • Creating a Positive Work Environment

    • Positive Work Environment Suggestions

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 7: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 44

    Topic 7: Chapter 3

    • Change

    • Worksheet: Budget Scenario

    • Lack of Support

    • Worksheet: Substitute Scenario

    • Long Hours

    • Worksheet: Toddler Teacher Scenario

    • Identifying Stressors

    • Topic 7: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 45

    Topic 7: Chapter 4

    • Professional Development

    • Professional Development Suggestions

    • Professional Development Details

    • Discussion Topic

    • Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)

    • Topic 7: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 46

    Topic 7: Chapter 5

    • Team Building for ECE Educators

    • Discussion Topic

    • Team Building

    • Community Building that Isn’t Cheesy

    • Community Building Ideas: Bonding

    • Community Building Ideas: Communication

    • Community Building Ideas: Collaboration

    • Community Building Ideas: Problem Solving

    • Topic 7: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 47

    Topic 7: Wrapping it Up

    • Self-Assessment

    • Topic 7 Completion

    • Topic 7 Reflection

    • Unit 6 Topic 7 Quiz

  • 48

    Topic 8: Managing Your Time

    • Unit 6: Topic 8

    • Topic 8: Course Description

    • Topic 8: Pre-Assessment

  • 49

    Topic 8: Chapter 1

    • Time Thieves

    • The Paperwork Problem

    • Paperwork Management Tools

    • Division - Not Just for Math

    • How to be Productive

    • If I Could Turn Back Time

    • Topic 8: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 50

    Topic 8: Chapter 2

    • Keep Calm and Remain Prepared

    • How to Prepare

    • A Series of Unfortunate Events

    • Overcoming Obstacles

    • Communicate to Save Time

    • Communication

    • Topic 8: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 51

    Topic 8: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 8 Completion

    • Topic 8 Reflection

    • Unit 6 Topic 8 Quiz

  • 52

    Topic 9: Exploring Adult Learning

    • Uit 6: Topic 9

    • Topic 9: Course Description

    • Topic 9: Pre-Assessment

  • 53

    Topic 9: Chapter 1

    • The Pros of Teaching Adults

    • Teaching Adult Pros

    • The Cons of Teaching Adults

    • Biggest Challenges in Teaching Adult Learners

    • Topic 9: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 54

    Topic 9: Chapter 2

    • Reasons for Professional Development

    • Susan: Bad Attitude

    • Emma: Shy

    • ​Ming: Eager

    • Topic 9: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 55

    Topic 9: Chapter 3

    • Learning Foundation

    • Building a Foundation

    • Preconceived Notions and Past Experiences

    • Your Role as a Trainer

    • Topic 9: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 56

    Topic 9: Chapter 4

    • Learner’s Schema

    • Emotions and Schema

    • Worksheet: Understanding Schema

    • Topic 9: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 57

    Topic 9: Chapter 5

    • Imagine

    • Diversity Can Enrich a Training

    • Topic 9: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 58

    Topic 9: Chapter 6

    • Teach the Why

    • Make it Active

    • ​Encourage Independence

    • ​Be Realistic​

    • Topic 9: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

  • 59

    Topic 9: Chapter 7

    • Understanding Fear

    • Take Ming, Susan, and Emma into consideration now.

    • Suggestions for Creating a Safe Place

    • Some Suggestions

    • Topic 9: Chapter 7 Check for Understanding

  • 60

    Topic 9: Chapter 8

    • Stereotypes Impact on Learners

    • Potential Stereotypes

    • Topic 9: Chapter 8 Check for Understanding

  • 61

    Topic 9: Chapter 9

    • Adult Learner Hypothetical Situation

    • Worksheet: Hypothetical Situation #2: Your Turn

    • Worksheet: Hypothetical Situation #3: Your Turn

  • 62

    Topic 9: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 9 Completion

    • Topic 9 Reflection

    • Unit 6 Topic 9 Quiz

  • 63

    Time to Start Building the Portfolio

    • Competency Standards Book

    • Let's Build Your Portfolio

    • Portfolio Resource Instructions

  • 64

    Professional Portfolio Assignment

    • Assignments

    • Tab H - RC VI

    • Competency Statement 6

    • Professional Portfolio Resources

  • 65

    Unit 6 Wrapping it Up

    • Unit 6 Review

    • Unit 6 Feedback Form

    • ATTENTION