After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Identify proper reflective teaching practices
• Define developmentally appropriate practices
• Recognize the fundamentals of creating a properly structured classroom environment
• Recall the importance of building trust and a network with both children and family
Price: $195.00

    New teachers in the world of early childhood education can easily become overwhelmed by lesson plans, behavior management, and children's individual needs. This course, offered by our accredited school partners, provides an overview of proper reflective teaching practices, tools to reflect on lesson plan activities, and suggestions for monitoring and encouraging student achievement. Having the right tools as a new teacher provides valuable insight into the world of early education and its many challenges and rewards! Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!
    Module 1-Reflective Teaching
    • Setting Goals for Learning
    • Professional Development
    • Lesson Plan Reflection
    • Interaction With Parents, Co-Workers and Children
    • Personal Reflection: Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses

    Module 2-Child Development and Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • Birth to Age One: Trust vs. Mistrust
    • Age One to Age Three: Autonomy vs. Shame
    • Age Three to Age Five: Initiative vs. Guilt
    • Defiance, Sharing and Cooperative Play
    • Strategies for Individualizing Learning

    Module 3-Creating the Classroom Environment
    • Developing Learning Spaces
    • Scheduling and Transitions
    • Curriculum Units
    • Building a Community
    • Strategies for Resolving Conflict: Language Development

    Module 4-Family Engagement and Involvement
    • Building Trust With Families
    • Separation Anxiety
    • Sharing Difficult/Negative Information
    • Communication is Key
    • Family Engagement Activities
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

    Product Type:
    Course Type:
    Continuing Education
    1 month
    Avg Completion:
    1 Month

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