Course Agenda

  • 3
    Module 1
    • Module 1 Learning Outcomes
    • Occupation Vs Profession
    • NAEYC
    • Code of Ethics
    • Assignment 1
    • Qualities Of A Child Care Professional
    • Expectations
    • General Etiquette
    • Attire
    • Timeliness
    • Being Prepared
    • Interacting With Coworkers And Staff
    • Assignment 2
    • Social Media
    • Attitude
    • Confidentiality
    • Confidentiality Has Limits
    • Confidentiality Matters
    • Assignment 3
    • Professional Development of the Workforce
    • Professional Development
    • Core Competencies
    • Assignment 4
    • Washingtons Professional Development System
    • STARS ID Numbers
    • Training Requirements
    • Continuing Education
    • Assignment 5
    • STARS ID Assignment 6
    • Self-Assessment
    • Innovation In Washington State
    • Washington Licensing Rules and Laws
    • WACs
    • WAC Assignment
    • Assignment 7
    • Assignment 8
    • Records Reporting And Posting
    • Required Reading
    • Assignment 9
    • Lets Review Records
    • A few more things to remember
    • Confidentiality Required?
    • Assignment 10
    • Module 1 Complete
    • Module 1 Test
  • 4
    Module 2
    • Module 2 Learning Outcomes
    • Before we begin Module 2
    • Required Reading
    • What is Culture
    • Attributes of Culture
    • Assignment 1
    • Components of Human Diversity
    • Accept Each Family's Uniqueness
    • Self-Reflection
    • Cultural Diversity Self-Assessment
    • Assignment 2
    • Development Of Identity
    • The Importance of Deliberate Inclusion
    • A Diverse Classroom
    • Stereotypes
    • How to Integrate Diversity
    • Assignment 3
    • Inclusive Classrooms
    • Modifications
    • Multicultural Education Curriculum
    • Assignment 4
    • Interacting with Children Respectfully
    • Being Aware of Your Own Biases
    • Inclusive and Respectful Environment ​
    • Respectful Learning Environment
    • Assignment 5
    • Positive Relationships with Families
    • Every Family is Unique
    • Family-Centered Practice
    • Assignment 6
    • Honoring Diversity in Families
    • Being a Responsive Teacher
    • Assignment 7
    • Never too Early to Read to a Child
    • Family Literature
    • Early Literacy and Learning about Families
    • Monday is One Day
    • Assignment 8
    • Communicating with Families
    • Choosing Literature
    • Beyond Literature
    • Assignment 9
    • Assignment 10
    • Module 2 Complete
    • Module 2 Test
  • 5
    Module 3
    • Module 3 Learning Outcomes
    • Before we begin Module 3
    • Required Reading
    • NAEYC Principles of Child Development
    • The Basics
    • Growth and Development
    • Ages and Stages
    • Domains of Development​
    • Assignment 1
    • A Good Start
    • Stages
    • A Developmental Continuum
    • Theories
    • The Concept of Continuum
    • Continuum Indicators
    • Assignment 2
    • Science of Early Childhood Development
    • Infant Development
    • Assignment 3
    • Age 1 Month
    • Age 3 Months
    • Age 7 Months
    • Age 1 Year
    • Tummy Time
    • Tummy Time Q and A​
    • Tummy Time Timeline
    • Assignment 4 - Open Ended Question
    • Toddler Development
    • Age 18 Months
    • Age 2 Years
    • Assignment 5 - Open Ended Question
    • Red Flags
    • Red Flags Scenario
    • Assignment 6
    • Preschool Development
    • Three-Year-Old
    • Four-Year-Old
    • Five-Year-Old
    • Assignment 7
    • Supporting Preschool Development Through Play
    • Playful By Nature
    • Preschool Independence
    • School Readiness
    • Red Flags and Atypical Development
    • Preschool Red Flag Scenarios
    • Assignment 8
    • Developmental and Individual Needs
    • Developmental Appropriate Practices
    • Temperament and Development
    • Temperament Types
    • Development of the Individual Child
    • Assignment 9
    • Brain Development
    • Early Childhood and Brain Development
    • Serve and Return
    • Serve and Return Habits
    • Serve and Return Explained
    • Executive Function Defined
    • Toxic Stress
    • Screen Time
    • Executive Function Example
    • Self-Regulation
    • Module 3 Complete
    • Module 3 Test
  • 6
    Module 4
    • Module 4 Learning Outcomes
    • Before we begin Module 4
    • Required Reading
    • Why Observation
    • Curriculum Cycle
    • Celebrate Growth
    • Recordkeeping 101
    • Observing and Assessing Children
    • Observing
    • Assignment 1
    • Objective Vs. Subjective ​
    • Objective Vs. Subjective ​Example
    • Assignment 2
    • Quantitative Vs. Qualitative ​
    • Observing Young Children
    • Assignment 3
    • Recording and Documenting
    • Recording Observations In ECE
    • Document Observations
    • Assess
    • Types of Assessment
    • Observations
    • Anecdotal Record
    • Observation Tools
    • Portfolios
    • Assignment 4
    • Parent Input
    • Caution with Assessments
    • Following Standards
    • Assignment 5
    • Planning Ahead
    • Using The Data
    • Assignment 6
    • Putting It To Use
    • Developmental Assessments
    • Early Intervention
    • Speaking with Families
    • Assignment 7
    • Assignment 8
    • Module 4 Complete
    • Module 4 Test
  • 7
    Module 5
    • Module 5 Learning Outcomes
    • Before we begin Module 5
    • Required Reading
    • Introduction
    • Early Childhood Environment
    • Setting
    • Creating an Environment
    • Preparing the Environment
    • Healthy and Safe Environment
    • Assignment 1
    • The Basics of the Room
    • General Storage
    • Organize for Independence
    • Parent Communication Center
    • Wall Displays
    • Dividing the Classroom
    • Learning Centers
    • Age Appropriate Environment
    • Assignment 2
    • Infant and Toddler Classrooms
    • Infants
    • Assignment 3
    • Toddlers
    • Assignment 4
    • Preschool Classroom
    • Assignment 5
    • Using Themes
    • Ideas for Themes
    • Intro to Program Planning
    • Assignment 6
    • Daily Schedule Routines
    • Well Planned Schedule
    • Key Elements
    • Child -Directed Activities ​
    • Child-Initiated Learning
    • Teacher-Directed Activities
    • Assignment 7
    • Routines
    • Importance of Routines
    • Morning Routine
    • Infants and Toddlers
    • Arrival Routine for Preschool
    • Arrival Routine For School-Age
    • Example Infant Morning Routine
    • Example Toddler Morning Routine
    • Example Morning Routine for Preschool
    • Example Morning Routine for School Age
    • Lunch or Mealtime
    • Afternoon Routine
    • Example Afternoon Routine for Infants
    • Example Afternoon Routine for Toddlers
    • Example Afternoon Routine for Preschoolers
    • Example Afternoon Routine for School agers
    • Assignment 8
    • Departure
    • DAP Introduction
    • Treating all Children Respectfully and Individually
    • Assignment 9
    • What Is Curriculum?
    • Materials
    • Learning Styles
    • Types of Learning Styles
    • Curriculum Planning
    • Assignment 10
    • Intentional Teaching​
    • Module 5 Complete
    • Module 5 Test
  • 8
    Module 6
    • Module 6 Learning Outcomes
    • Before we begin Module 6
    • Required Reading
    • Introduction
    • Environmental Influences
    • Assignment 1
    • Positive Relationships
    • Family Engagement
    • Assignment 2
    • Parent Participation
    • Helping Families Feel Welcome
    • Encouraging Family Involvement
    • Ways of Communicating
    • Difficult Conversations
    • Questions and Concerns
    • Communication
    • Obstacles to Partnerships
    • Assignment 3
    • Confidentiality
    • Transitions – From Home To Program
    • Transitions Scenario
    • Assignment 4
    • Stress
    • Types of Resources
    • Community ​Resources
    • Volunteers
    • Assignment 5
    • Supporting Families with Special Needs
    • Inclusion
    • Benefits of Inclusion
    • Assignment 6
    • Module 6 Complete
    • Module 6 Test
  • 9
    Module 7
    • Module 7 Learning Outcomes
    • Before we begin Module 7
    • Required Reading
    • Health Policies
    • New Staff Orientation
    • Assignment 1
    • Abuse and Neglect
    • Family Strengths
    • Maltreatment
    • Statistics
    • Signs
    • Suspecting Abuse
    • Recognizing the Signs
    • Child Abuse Reporting
    • Report Child Abuse
    • Talking with Children
    • Disclosure
    • Myth 1
    • Myth 2
    • Myth 3
    • Myth 4
    • Myth 5
    • Myth 6
    • Myth 7
    • Myth 8
    • Myth 9
    • Myth 10
    • Myth 11
    • Myth 12
    • Assignment 2
    • Have a Plan
    • Positive Prevention Strategies for Parents
    • Shaken Baby Syndrome
    • Shaken Baby Syndrome
    • Abusive Head Trauma
    • Summary
    • Mandated Reporter
    • Assignment 3
    • Healthy Physical Environment
    • Assignment 4
    • Regular Safety Checks
    • Safety Standards and Practices
    • Indoor Safety Scan
    • Outdoor Safety Scan
    • Assignment 5
    • Supervision
    • Adult-Child Ratio
    • Burns and Fire
    • Causes of Burns and Fires
    • Assignment 6
    • Choking and Suffocation
    • Choking and Suffocation Hazards
    • Possible Choking and Suffocation Hazards
    • Assignment 7
    • Falls
    • Modification of Equipment and Environment
    • Assignment 8
    • Poisoning
    • Assignment 9
    • Water Safety
    • Water Safety Precautions
    • Assignment 10
    • Toy-Related Injuries
    • Seven Toy Dangers
    • Transporting Children
    • Car Seats
    • Accidents Will Happen
    • Assignment 11
    • Module 7 Complete
    • Module 7 Test
  • 10
    Module 8
    • Module 8 Learning Outcomes
    • Before we begin Module 8
    • Required Reading
    • Daily Health Check
    • When Child Becomes Ill
    • Understanding the Spread of Disease
    • How Are Illnesses Spread
    • Assignment 1
    • Transmission of Germs
    • Direct Contact Germs
    • Fecal Oral Route
    • Blood Transmission
    • Assignment 2
    • Universal and Standard Precautions
    • Applying Precautions
    • Handwashing
    • Handwashing Procedures
    • Assignment 3
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • PPE Items
    • Gloves
    • Assignment 4
    • Immunizations
    • Staff Immunizations
    • Assignment 5
    • Cleaning
    • Disinfecting or Sanitizing
    • Sanitizing versus Disinfecting
    • Use Bleach Water Safely
    • Assignment 6
    • Keeping Your Classroom Healthy
    • Toileting Areas and Bedding
    • Assignment 7
    • Special Needs
    • Children with Weak Immune Systems
    • ADA
    • Medication Management
    • Medication Video
    • Assignment 8
    • Supporting Healthy Eating
    • Responsibility
    • Food Safety
    • Food Handling
    • Food Temperatures
    • Healthy Eating Style
    • Infant Nutrition
    • Child Nutrition
    • Food Groups
    • Meals are Social
    • Food Allergies
    • Severe Allergies
    • Assignment 9
    • Assignment 10
    • Dental Care
    • Toothpaste
    • Toothbrushes
    • Benefits of Physical Activity
    • Benefits
    • Infants
    • Birth Through 11 Months
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • Toddlers
    • Preschool
    • Limit Inactive Time
    • Supporting Physical Activity
    • Consider All Children
    • Assignment 11
    • Sleep
    • Sleeping Equipment
    • Back to Sleep
    • Infant Sleep Equipment
    • Assignment 12
    • Emergency Procedures
    • Be Prepared
    • Contact Information
    • First Aid
    • Grab And Go Bag
    • Fire Safety
    • Disaster Preparedness
    • Practice How To Evacuate
    • Emergency Process Plan
    • Missing Child
    • After the Emergency
    • Assignment 13
    • Module 8 Complete
    • Module 8 Test
  • 11
    Module 9
    • Module 9 Learning Outcomes
    • Required Reading
    • Building Connections with Children
    • Teaching and Personal Beliefs
    • Unconscious Bias
    • Implicit Bias
    • Children are Learning at Birth
    • Social and Emotional Development
    • Self-Awareness
    • Self-Management
    • Social Awareness
    • Relationship Skills
    • Responsible Decision-Making
    • Individual Differences
    • Culture and Self-Concept
    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants
    • ​​​Socia Emotional Milestones in 6-9 months
    • ​​​Social/Emotional Milestones 12 Months
    • Infant Emotional Development
    • Meeting Emotional Needs of Infants
    • Interactions with Infants and Toddlers
    • ​​​Social/Emotional Milestones in Toddlers
    • Toddler Emotional Development
    • Meeting Emotional Needs of Toddlers
    • Toddler Social Development
    • Assignment 1
    • ​​​Social Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers
    • Preschool Emotional Development
    • Meeting Emotional Needs of Preschoolers
    • Preschool Social Development
    • Cooperative Play
    • About Emotions
    • Learning to Regulate Emotions
    • Helping Children Learn to Accept Feelings
    • Positive Behavior Model
    • Assignment 2
    • You Make a Difference
    • The Factors
    • Environmental Factors
    • Developing Social Behavior
    • Communication and Interactions
    • Assignment 3
    • Communication Strategies
    • Assignment 4
    • Defining Guidance Terms
    • Definitions of Behavior Terms
    • Off-Track Behavior
    • What the Child Needs
    • Mistaken Behavior
    • Causes of Behavioral Issues
    • Less Effective Responses
    • Direct and Indirect Guidance Techniques
    • Indirect Guidance - Physical Space
    • Indirect Guidance - Curriculum
    • Indirect Guidance - Expectations
    • Indirect Guidance - Recognize and Respond
    • Direct Guidance Techniques
    • Common Direct Guidance Methods
    • Rewards and Stickers
    • Assignment 5
    • Burnout
    • Stress in Child Care
    • Stress Relief
    • Healthy Choices for You
    • Limits of Your Expertise
    • Deep Breathing
    • Assignment 6
    • Limit Expulsion
    • Who Is Being Expelled
    • Risk Groups
    • Module 9 Complete
    • Module 9 Test
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    Module 10
    • Module 10 Learning Outcomes
    • Supporting Children for Life Success
    • Before we begin Module 10
    • Adverse Childhood Experiences
    • Complex Trauma
    • Stress Mountain
    • Kinds of Stress
    • Effects of Stress in Kids​
    • The Brain
    • Understanding the Brain
    • Brain Architecture
    • ACEs in Early Childhood
    • Blueprint for Brain Development
    • Assignment 1
    • Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development
    • Myelination
    • The Brain Never Stops Changing
    • Assignment 2
    • Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
    • Predictable Pathways
    • Homelessness and ACEs
    • Defining Homelessness
    • Identifying Homelessness in Children
    • Assignment 3
    • Ready to Learn
    • Behavior and Brain Development
    • Assignment 4
    • Where do we go from here
    • Supportive Families
    • Resources for Families
    • Resiliency
    • The Science of Resilience
    • Moving Forward
    • Assignment 5
    • Positive Relationships
    • Self-Care Inspires Compassion
    • Developing Self-Regulation
    • Self-Care for the Caregiver
    • Recognize Symptoms
    • Assignment 6
    • Commit!
    • Regulating Emotions
    • Supporting Through Distress
    • Redirect
    • Self-Calming Techniques for Children
    • Assignment 7
    • Breathing Exercises
    • Emotional Triggers
    • Module 10 Assignment 8
    • Module 10 Complete
    • Module 10 Test
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