Course curriculum

  • 6

    Topic 1: Chapter 2

    • Infant Emotional Development

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 2-4 months

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Infants 6 months

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 9 months

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Infants 12 months

    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Infants

    • Interactions with Infants and Toddlers

    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 7

    Topic 1: Chapter 3

    • Toddler Emotional Development

    • Socia Emotional Milestones in Toddlers 18 Months

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Toddlers 24 Months

    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Toddlers

    • Toddler Social Development

    • Meeting the Social Needs of Toddlers

    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 8

    Topic 1: Chapter 4

    • Preschool Emotional Development

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 3 Years

    • Social Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 4 Years

    • Meeting the Emotional Needs of Preschoolers

    • Preschool Social Development

    • Cooperative Play

    • Topic 1: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 9

    Topic 1: Chapter 5

    • Development of Emotions

    • Worksheet: Identify and Express Emotions (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Let's Talk More about Emotions

    • Learning to Regulate Emotions

    • Discussion Topic

    • Tuning into Children’s Emotions

    • Thoughts Feelings and Actions

    • Fostering Healthy Social & Emotional Development

    • Topic 1: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 10

    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 1 Completion

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

    • Topic 1: Tools to Encourage Social and Emotional Awareness Quiz

  • 11

    Topic 2: Interactions and Guidance

    • Topic 2: Course Description

    • Introduction

    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 12

    Topic 2: Chapter 1

    • Positive Behavior Model

    • You Make a Difference

    • Factors that Affect Young Children’s Behavior

    • Discussion Topic

    • Environmental Factors

    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 13

    Topic 2: 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

    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 14

    Topic 2: Chapter 3

    • Winning Ways to Talk to Children

    • Talking with Children (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Communication Strategies

    • Respectful Teacher-Child Relationships

    • Teaching and Personal Beliefs

    • Common Guidance Styles

    • Discussion Topic

    • Creating an Environment of Positive Interactions

    • Worksheet: Personal Beliefs (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 2: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 15

    Topic 2: Chapter 4

    • Off-Track Behavior

    • What the Child Needs

    • Mistaken Behavior

    • Causes of Behavioral Issues

    • Worksheet: Explain Mistaken Behavior (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 16

    Topic 2: 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

  • 17

    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up

    • Assignment Scenarios

    • Topic 2 Completion

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

    • Topic 2: Interactions and Guidance Quiz

  • 18

    Topic 3: Reinforcement and Redirection

    • Topic 3: Course Description

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

  • 19

    Topic 3: Chapter 1

    • What is Positive Reinforcement?

    • Positive Reinforcement Tips

    • Methods 1: Praise

    • Method 2: Tangible Reinforcement

    • Method 3: Token Economy

    • Method 4: Attention from Adults

    • Method 5: Special Privileges

    • Discussion Topic

    • Positive Reinforcement in the Classroom

    • Promoting Desired Behavior (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 20

    Topic 3: 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

    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Scenarios (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 21

    Topic 3: Chapter 3

    • What is Redirection?

    • Redirecting Behavior

    • Using Redirection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 22

    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 3 Completion

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

    • Topic 3: Reinforcement and Redirection Quiz

  • 23

    Topic 4: The Anxious Child

    • Topic 4: Course Description

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

  • 24

    Topic 4: Chapter 1

    • What is Anxiety?

    • What Teacher's Should Know

    • Anxiety in Kids

    • Anxiety Defined

  • 25

    Topic 4: Chapter 2

    • Signs of Stress and Anxiety in Children

    • Worksheet: Severe Anxiety (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 26

    Topic 4: Chapter 3

    • Instructional Strategies

    • Children's Books for the Anxious Child

    • Classroom Activities

    • Discussion Topic

  • 27

    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up

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

    • Topic 4 Completion

    • Topic 4: The Anxious Child Quiz

  • 28

    Topic 5: Yoga as a Tool for Self-Regulation

    • Topic 5: Course Description

    • Topic 5: Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 29

    Topic 5: Chapter 1

    • Regulating Emotions

    • Supporting Through Distress

    • Redirect

    • Self-Calming Techniques for Children

    • Topic 5: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 30

    Topic 5: Chapter 2

    • Yoga is about Self-Regulation

    • What is Yoga?

    • Breathing Exercises

    • Breathing Techniques

    • Yoga Poses

    • Body Awareness and Safety

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 31

    Topic 5: Chapter 3

    • Schedule Calming Activities

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 32

    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up

    • Assignment Self-Calming Techniques

    • Topic 5 Completion

    • Topic 5 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 5 Quiz

  • 33

    Topic 6: Teaching Self-Expression with Ezra Jack Keats

    • Topic 6: Course Description

    • Topic 6: Pre-Assessment

  • 34

    Topic 6: Chapter 1

    • Ezra Jack Keats Biography

    • Life and Writings of Ezra Jack Keats

    • Discussion Topic

  • 35

    Topic 6: Chapter 2

    • Self-Expression

    • Early Self-Expression

    • Supporting Self-Expression

    • Discussion Topic

    • Teaching Appreciation for Diversity

    • CDA Competency Standard

    • Topic 6: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 36

    Topic 6: Chapter 3

    • Lesson Plan: Snowy Day

    • Worksheet: The Snowy Day

  • 37

    Topic 6: Chapter 4

    • Lesson Plan: Goggles Template

    • Worksheet: Goggles Template

  • 38

    Topic 6: Chapter 5

    • Lesson Plan: Pet Food Pouring

    • Worksheet: Pet Food Pouring

  • 39

    Topic 6: Chapter 6

    • Lesson Plan: Infant Animal Petting

    • Worksheet: Infant Animal Petting

  • 40

    Topic 6: Wrapping it Up

    • Assignment Developing Cultural Sensitivity

    • Topic 6 Completion

    • Topic 6 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 6 Quiz

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