Course curriculum

  • 6

    Topic 1: Chapter 2

    • Implementing Small Groups

    • Preparing the Group

    • Developmentally Appropriate Practice

    • Worksheet

  • 7

    Topic 1: Chapter 3

    • Creating Structure

    • Worksheet (Open-Ended Question)

  • 8

    Topic 1: Chapter 4

    • Assignment

  • 9

    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 1 Completion

    • Topic 1 Quiz

  • 10

    Topic 2: Social and Emotional Development in Preschoolers

    • Topic 2: Description

    • Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question)

  • 11

    Topic 2: Chapter 1

    • Social and Emotional Defined

    • Self-Awareness

    • Self-Management and Social Awareness

    • Relationship Skills

    • Responsible Decision-Making

    • Love is Not Enough

  • 12

    Topic 2: Chapter 2

    • Individual Differences

    • Culture and Self-Concept

    • Discussion Topic

    • Social Emotional Development

  • 13

    Topic 2: Chapter 3

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 3 Years

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 4 Years

    • Fostering Healthy Social & Emotional Development

    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Preschoolers

  • 14

    Topic 2: Chapter 4

    • Preschool Social Development

    • Preschool

  • 15

    Topic 2: Chapter 5

    • Development of Emotions

    • Identify and Express Emotions (Open-Ended Question)

    • Let's Talk More About Emotions

  • 16

    Topic 2: Chapter 6

    • Learning to Regulate Emotions

    • Discussion Topic

    • Tuning into Children’s Emotions

    • Thoughts, Feelings and Actions

    • Self-Regulation Skills (Open-Ended Question)

  • 17

    Topic 2: Chapter 7

    • Assignment

  • 18

    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 2 Completion

    • Topic 2 Quiz

  • 19

    Topic 3: Interactions and Guidance

    • Topic 3 Description

    • Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question)

    • Factors and Influences

  • 20

    Topic 3: Chapter 1

    • Positive Behavior Model

    • Factors that Affect Young Children’s Behavior

    • Discussion Topic

    • Environmental Factors

    • Factors and Influences

  • 21

    Topic 3: 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

    • Social Behavior (Open-Ended Question)

    • Social Behavior

  • 22

    Topic 3: Chapter 3

    • Winning Ways to Talk to Children

    • Talking with Children (Open-Ended Question)

    • Communication Strategies

    • Respectful Teacher-Child Relationships

    • Teaching and Personal Beliefs

    • Creating an Environment of Positive Interactions

    • Common Guidance Styles

    • Discussion Topic

    • Personal Beliefs (Open-Ended Question)

    • Communication and Interactions

  • 23

    Topic 3: Chapter 4

    • Off-Track Behavior

    • What the Child Needs

    • Mistaken Behavior

    • Explain Mistaken Behavior (Open-Ended Question)

    • Causes of Behavioral Issues

  • 24

    Topic 3: 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

  • 25

    Topic 3: Chapter 6

    • Assignment

  • 26

    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 3 Completion

    • Topic 3 Quiz

  • 27

    Topic 4: Reinforcement and Redirection

    • Topic 4 Description

    • Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question)

  • 28

    Topic 4: Chapter 1

    • What is Positive Reinforcement?

    • Positive Reinforcement Tips

    • Methods of Reinforcement

    • Discussion Topic

    • Positive Reinforcement in the Classroom

    • Promoting Desired Behavior (Open-Ended Question)

    • Positive Reinforcement

  • 29

    Topic 4: Chapter 2

    • Managing Mistaken Behavior

    • Working through Mistaken Behaviors

    • Discussion Topic

    • Age Appropriate Child Guidance

    • Examples of Positive Reinforcement

    • Difference Between Reinforcement and Bribes

    • Positive Reinforcement

    • Scenarios (Open-Ended Question)

  • 30

    Topic 4: Chapter 3

    • What is Redirection?

    • Redirecting Behavior

    • Scenarios (Open-Ended Question)

  • 31

    Topic 4: Chapter 5

    • Assignment

  • 32

    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 4 Completion

    • Topic 4 Quiz

  • 33

    Topic 5: Self-Calming Techniques for Children

    • Topic 5 Description

    • Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question)

  • 34

    Topic 5: Chapter 1

    • Emotional Development

    • Learning to Regulate Emotions

    • Helping Children Learn to Accept Feelings

    • Emotions

  • 35

    Topic 5: Chapter 2

    • Regulating Emotions

    • Supporting Through Distress

    • Redirect

    • Self-Calming Techniques for Children

    • Regulating Emotions

  • 36

    Topic 5: Chapter 3

    • Yoga is about Self-Regulation

    • What is Yoga?

    • Breathing Exercises

    • Breathing Techniques

    • Yoga Poses

    • Body Awareness and Safety

    • Discussion Topic

    • Yoga in the Classroom (Open-Ended Question)

    • Yoga with Children

  • 37

    Topic 5: Chapter 4

    • Schedule Calming Activities

    • Discussion Topic

    • Assignment Supporting with Transitions

  • 38

    Topic 5: Chapter 5

    • Assignment

  • 39

    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 5 Completion

    • Topic 5 Quiz

  • 40

    Topic 6: Sign Language Tools

    • Course Description

    • Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question)

  • 41

    Topic 6: Chapter 1

    • Deaf Culture and Community

    • Myth vs. Fact #1

    • Myth vs. Fact #2

    • Myth vs. Fact #3

    • Myth vs. Fact #4

    • Myth vs. Fact #5

    • Cultural Influences on Language

    • Cultural Norms

    • Protecting Deaf Culture

    • Deaf Culture Quiz

  • 42

    Topic 6: Chapter 2

    • Assignment 1

  • 43

    Topic 6: Chapter 3

    • Basic Signs

    • Hand Shapes

    • Hand Shapes

    • Facial Expressions and Body Language

    • Facial Expressions

    • Discussion Topic

    • Facial Expressions and Body Language Check-In (Open-Ended Question to be Reviewed by a Trainer)

  • 44

    Topic 6: Chapter 4

    • Signed Alphabet

    • Alphabet Check-In

    • Numbers

    • Numbers Check-In

    • Color Signs

    • Colors Check-In

  • 45

    Topic 6: Chapter 5

    • Days of the Week

    • Days of the Week Check-In (Open-Ended Question to be Reviewed by a Trainer)

    • Family Signs

    • Family Check-In (Open-Ended Question to be Reviewed by a Trainer)

    • Food Signs

    • Food Signs Check-In (Open-Ended Question to be Reviewed by a Trainer)

    • Animal Signs

    • Animal Check-In (Open-Ended Question to be Reviewed by a Trainer)

    • Feeling Signs

    • Feelings Check-In (Open-Ended Question to be Reviewed by a Trainer)

    • School Signs

    • School Signs Check-In (Open-Ended Question to be Reviewed by a Trainer)

    • Discussion Topic

  • 46

    Topic 6: Chapter 6

    • Assignment 2

  • 47

    Topic 6: Chapter 7

    • Where to Begin When Teaching Signs

    • Discussion Topic

    • Signs by Age

    • Basic Signs for Babies and Toddlers

    • Recommended Signs for Babies and Toddlers

    • Infant and Toddler Communication

    • Benefits of Signing with Young Children

    • Discussion Topic

    • Older Children Signs

    • Classroom Management

    • Management of the Classroom with ASL (No Sound)

    • Discussion Topic

    • Make it Fun!

    • ASL Games (No Sound)

    • In the Classroom

  • 48

    Topic 6: Chapter 8

    • Assignment 3

  • 49

    Topic 6: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 6 Completion

    • Topic 6 Quiz

  • 50

    Topic 7: Identifying and Managing Bullying Behaviors in Preschool

    • Topic 7 Description

    • Basics of Bullying Pre-Assessment

  • 51

    Topic 7: Chapter 1

    • What is Bullying?

    • Types of Bullying

    • When and Where Does Bullying Occur?

    • What Makes a Bully?

    • Identifying Bullying

    • Discussion Topic

    • Worksheet

  • 52

    Topic 7: Chapter 2

    • Bullying and Childhood Development

    • Bullying or Development? (Open-Ended Question)

    • Gender and Bullying

    • Observation is the Key

    • Positive Supports for Bullies

    • Discussion Topic

    • Positive Supports for Bullies 3-5 Years

    • Reflection (Open-Ended Question)

    • Positive Supports for Victims of Bullying

    • Bullying Prevention, Identification, & Support

    • Worksheet

  • 53

    Topic 7: Chapter 3

    • Lesson Plan: Friendship Charades

    • Worksheet: Friendship Charades

  • 54

    Topic 7: Chapter 4

    • Assignment

  • 55

    Topic 7: Wrapping it Up

    • Handout

    • Topic 7 Completion

    • Topic 7 Quiz

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