Course curriculum

  • 4

    Topic 1: Child Development Theorists and Learning Theories

  • 5

    Topic 1: Chapter 1

  • 6

    Topic 1: Chapter 2

    • Jean Piaget (1896 -1980)

    • Cognitive Development Stages

    • Major Contributions

    • Piaget's Stages of Development

    • Reflect: Piaget

    • Possible Answer: Piaget

    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 7

    Topic 1: Chapter 3

    • Maria Montessori (1870-1952)

    • Montessori Program

    • Discussion Topic

    • The Montessori Classroom Environment

    • Introduction to Montessori

    • Worksheet: Montessori

    • Possible Answer: Montessori

    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 8

    Topic 1: Chapter 4

    • Reggio Emilia Approach

    • Reggio Emilia Early Childhood Schools

    • Topic 1: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 9

    Topic 1: Chapter 5

    • Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934)

    • Discussion Topic

    • Lev Vygotsky

    • Topic 1: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 10

    Topic 1: Chapter 6

    • Lawrence Kohlberg (1927-1987)

    • Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development

    • Stages of Moral Development

    • Topic 1: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

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    Topic 1: Chapter 7

    • Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Theories

    • Developmental Appropriate Practice Basics

    • Discussion Topic

    • 12 Principles of Child Development and Learning

    • Developmental Theories in Practice

    • Topic 1: Chapter 7 Check for Understanding

  • 12

    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 1 Reflection

    • Topic 1 Completion

    • Topic 1 Quiz

  • 13

    Topic 2: Speech and Language Milestones

    • Topic 2: Course Description

    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment

  • 14

    Topic 2: Chapter 1

    • Language is the World

    • Voice, Speech, and Language

    • Voice Experiment Intro

    • Voice Experiment

    • Voice Experiment Check-In

    • Prenatal Language Development

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 15

    Topic 2: Chapter 2

    • Newborn

    • 0-3 Months Milestones

    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 16

    Topic 2: Chapter 3

    • Infant Milestones

    • 4-6 Months Milestones

    • 7-9 Month Milestones

    • 10-12 Month Milestones

    • Topic 2: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 17

    Topic 2: Chapter 4

    • Speech and Language Milestones

    • 12-36 Months Milestones

    • Topic 2: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 18

    Topic 2: Chapter 5

    • Preschool

    • 3 to 5 Year Milestones

    • Topic 2: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 19

    Topic 2: Chapter 6

    • Typical Speech and Language Development

    • Atypical Speech and Language Development

    • Red Flags

    • Documenting Red Flags

    • Discussion Topic

    • Worksheet: Documentation

    • Topic 2: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

  • 20

    Topic 2: Chapter 7

    • Causes of Speech Delays

    • Causes of Speech Delays

    • Discussion Topic

    • Causes and Problems in Speech Development

  • 21

    Topic 2: Chapter 8

    • Assignment Scenarios

  • 22

    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 2 Completion

    • Topic 2 Reflection

    • Topic 2 Quiz

  • 23

    Topic 3: The Gifted Child

    • Topic 3: Course Description

    • Topic 3: Pre-Assessment

  • 24

    Topic 3: Chapter 1

    • What is Gifted/Highly Capable?

    • Characteristics of Gifted Children

    • Discussion Topic

    • Gifted Children in ECE

    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 25

    Topic 3: Chapter 2

    • Video Introduction

    • Common Myths and Misconceptions

    • Discussion Topic

    • Areas of Giftedness

    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 26

    Topic 3: Chapter 3

    • Talents

    • How Gifted and Talented Manifests

    • Traits in Gifted Infants

    • Topic 3: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 27

    Topic 3: Chapter 4

    • Barriers to Identifying Giftedness

    • Assessing Giftedness

    • Gifted and Talented Children

    • Topic 3: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 28

    Topic 3: Chapter 5

    • Meeting Their Needs

    • Educational Strategies

    • Examine Examples

    • Educational Examples to Support Gifted Students

    • Topic 3: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 29

    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 3 Reflection

    • Topic 3 Completion

    • Topic 3 Quiz

  • 30

    Topic 4: What is Executive Function?

    • Topic 4: Course Description

    • Topic 4: Pre-Assessment

  • 31

    Topic 4: Chapter 1

    • Executive Function Defined

    • Discussion Topic

    • Example: Executive Function

    • Self-Regulation

    • Example: Self-Regulation

    • Myths about Executive Function

  • 32

    Topic 4: Chapter 2

    • Children with Executive Function Disorder

    • Meet Rodney

    • What Does it Take?

    • Rodney's Day and What it Takes

    • Discussion Topic

  • 33

    Topic 4: Chapter 3

    • Signs of Executive Function Issues by Age

    • Is it EFD?

    • Factors that Influence

    • Executive Function Stages

    • Topic 4: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 34

    Topic 4: Chapter 4

    • Helping Executive Function

    • Getting to Know Children​

    • Discussion Topic

    • Knowledge is Power

    • Specific Accommodations for EFD

    • Turning Some Ideas on Their Head

    • How is EFD Diagnosed

    • Topic 4: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 35

    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 4 Reflection

    • Topic 4 Completion

    • Topic 4 Quiz

  • 36

    Topic 5: Supporting Children for Life Success

    • Topic 5: Course Description

    • Children Do Not Choose

    • ACEs

    • Topic 5: Pre-Assessment

  • 37

    Topic 5: Chapter 1

    • Adverse Childhood Experiences

    • Categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences

    • Topic 5: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 38

    Topic 5: Chapter 2

    • Complex Trauma

    • The Relationship Between ACEs and Health

    • Discussion Topic

    • 5 Key Points

    • Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 39

    Topic 5: Chapter 3

    • Stress Mountain

    • Positive Stress

    • Tolerable Stress

    • Toxic Stress

    • Discussion Topic

    • Effect of Stress in Kids

    • Topic 5: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 40

    Topic 5: Chapter 4

    • The Brain

    • Understanding the Brain

    • Brain Architecture

    • ACEs in Early Childhood

    • Blueprint for Brain Development

    • Nature vs Nurture

    • Stress Derails Healthy Development

    • Myelination

    • The Brain Never Stops Changing

    • Topic 5: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 41

    Topic 5: Chapter 5

    • Predictable Pathways

    • Homelessness and ACEs

    • Defining Homelessness

    • Identifying Homelessness in Children

    • Topic 5: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 42

    Topic 5: Chapter 6

    • Ready to Learn

    • Behavior and Brain Development

    • Affects of Trauma

    • Topic 5: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

  • 43

    Topic 5: Chapter 7

    • Resiliency

    • The Science of Resilience

    • Positive Relationships

    • Regulating Emotions

    • Supporting Through Distress

    • Discussion Topic

    • Redirect

    • Self-Calming Techniques for Children

    • Breathing Exercises

    • Discussion Topic

    • Creating a Sense of Safety for Children

    • Emotional Triggers

    • Topic 5: Chapter 7 Check for Understanding

    • Assignment ACEs

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    Topic 5: Chapter 8

    • Support Positive Outcomes

    • Goals for Community Support 1

    • Goals for Community Support 2

    • Goals for Community Support 3

    • Goals for Community Support 4

    • Supportive Communities

    • Supportive Families

    • Resources for Families

    • Discussion Topic

    • Healthier Society

    • Topic 5: Chapter 8 Check for Understanding

    • Assignment Community Resources

  • 45

    Topic 5: Chapter 9

    • Self-Care Inspires Compassion

    • Recognize Symptoms

    • Self-Care Assignment

    • Commit!

  • 46

    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 5 Completion

    • Topic 5 Reflection

    • Topic 5 Quiz

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