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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