Course curriculum

  • 6

    Topic 1: Chapter 2

    • Components of Human Diversity

    • Self-Reflection

    • Cultural Diversity Self-Assessment​

    • How to Promote Diversity

    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 7

    Topic 1: Chapter 3

    • Inclusive Classrooms

    • The Importance of Deliberate Inclusion​​

    • A Diverse Classroom

    • Reducing Stereotypes

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 8

    Topic 1: Chapter 4

    • Interacting with Children Respectfully

    • Being Aware of Your Own Biases

    • Inclusive and Respectful Environment ​

    • Topic 1: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 9

    Topic 1: Chapter 5

    • Intentional Teaching

    • Intentional Teaching Strategies

    • Discussion Topic

    • Strategies with Infant and Toddlers

    • Strategies with Preschool and School Age

    • Topic 1: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 10

    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 1 Completion

    • Topic 1 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 1: Cultural Competency and Responsiveness Quiz

  • 11

    Topic 2: Family and Community Partnerships

    • Topic 2: Course Description

    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment

  • 12

    Topic 2: Chapter 1

    • Communication

    • Every Family is Unique

    • Family-Centered Practice

    • Worksheet: Support Families (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Honoring Diversity in Families

    • Discussion Topic

    • Diversity in Families

    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 13

    Topic 2: Chapter 2

    • Family Engagement

    • Discussion Topic

    • Parent Participation

    • Six Types of Parent Involvement

    • Helping Families Feel Welcome

    • Encouraging Family Involvement

    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 14

    Topic 2: Chapter 3

    • Supporting Families​

    • What Young Children Learn (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Worksheet: Supporting Families (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

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    Topic 2: Chapter 4

    • Ways of Communicating with Families

    • Having Difficult Conversations with Families

    • Parent Questions and Concerns

    • ​Obstacles to Partnerships

    • Topic 2: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 16

    Topic 2: Chapter 5

    • Confidentiality

    • Keeping Confidentiality

    • Confidentiality Matters

    • Topic 2: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 17

    Topic 2: Chapter 6

    • Transitions – From Home to Program

    • Transition Scenario

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 2: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

  • 18

    Topic 2: Chapter 7

    • Providing Support to Families Under Stress

    • Types of Resources

    • Specific Ways To Help

    • Resources for Families

    • Family Resources and Working with Volunteers

    • Topic 2: Chapter 7 Check for Understanding

  • 19

    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 2 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 2 Completion

    • Topic 2: Family and Community Partnerships Quiz

  • 20

    Topic 3: Operation: Military Families

    • Topic 3: Course Description

    • Topic 3: Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 21

    Topic 3: Chapter 1

    • Life of a Military Family

    • Types of Military

    • Identifying Military Families

    • Discussion Topic

    • Worksheet: Getting to Know Military Families (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 22

    Topic 3: Chapter 2

    • Experience Unique Stressors

    • Issues that Families Frequently Face

    • Military Children and Stress

    • I Serve Too

    • Worksheet: Behavioral Challenges (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 23

    Topic 3: Chapter 3

    • Frequent Separation

    • First Line of Support for Military Families

    • Ways to Support Military Families

    • Discussion Topic

    • Support Military Families

    • Early Childhood Education

  • 24

    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 3 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 3 Completion

    • Topic 3: Operation: Military Families Quiz

  • 25

    Topic 4: Building Community Through Circle Time

    • Topic 4: Course Description

    • Topic 4: Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 26

    Topic 4: Chapter 1

    • Essential to the Day

    • Benefits of Classroom Community

    • Practicing Circle Time Routines

    • Following a Schedule

    • Establishing a Circle Time Routine (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 4: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 27

    Topic 4: Chapter 2

    • Judge the Effectiveness

    • Discussion Topic

    • Circle Time Activity Example

    • One Year Olds

    • Considering Attention Levels: Toddlers

    • Two-Year-Olds

    • Three-Year-Olds

    • Considering Attention Levels: Preschoolers

    • Four and Five-Year-Olds

    • Considering Attention Levels: Pre-Kindergarten

    • Topic 4: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

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    Topic 4: Chapter 3

    • Observations and Behavior

    • Prevention of Behavior Problems

    • Discussion Topic

    • Circle Time Must be Guided

    • Presenting your Material

    • Redirection Accomplished Silently

    • Topic 4: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 29

    Topic 4: Chapter 4

    • Real Approaches

    • Practical Ideas

    • Topic 4: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 30

    Topic 4: 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

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    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up

    • Assignment Circle Time Lesson Plan

    • Topic 4 Completion

    • Topic 4 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 4: Building Community Through Circle Time Quiz

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