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Technology: An IDEA for Everyday Learning

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 3
Training Level: 2

Technology is pervasive in our world today. Parents often boast of their very young toddlers operating phone applications and computers. What is appropriate and beneficial for children?

CDA Subject Areas26
Core ContentLearning Environment and CurriculumLEC
Course Completion Method

Words That Cook

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 9
Training Level: 2

This series celebrates the joy of reading, the art of writing, the wonder of storytelling and the magic of wordplay through a combination of interviews and live action spiced up with animated fun.

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: This course DOES NOT include the videos needed to complete the coursework. You will have to borrow them from your public library.

CDA Subject Areas2
Core ContentLearning Environment and CurriculumLEC
Course Completion Method

Visual Arts

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 2
Training Level: 2

Art helps children learn about their world and express their ideas. These programs show teachers providing children with open-ended activities and discussions and integrating art with language, literacy, math, and science. Other topics include how to store art materials so children can access them freely and some imaginative ways to exhibit and preserve their artwork.

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: This course DOES NOT include the videos needed to complete the coursework. You will have to borrow them from your public library.

CDA Subject Areas2
Core ContentLearning Environment and CurriculumLEC
Course Completion Method

Understanding Childhood Trauma

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 4
Training Level: 2

Trauma in childhood puts kids at risk for long-term physical, emotional, and learning problems in school and life. This important series examines traumatic experience during childhood—how to identify it, how to understand it, and how to respond to it in supportive ways.

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: This course DOES NOT include the videos needed to complete the coursework. You will have to borrow them from your public library.

CDA Subject Areas3
Core ContentHealth, Safety, and NutritionHSN
Course Completion Method

Tools for Teaching Developmentally Appropriate Practice

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 3
Training Level: 2

This program communicates the key concepts of good early childhood practice. Excellent teaching is seen in a range of programs: infant/toddler rooms, child-care centers, preschools, family child-care homes, kindergartens, and primary-grade classrooms. National early childhood leaders, classroom teachers, administrators, and parents explain developmentally appropriate practice.

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: This course DOES NOT include the videos needed to complete the coursework. You will have to borrow them from your public library.

CDA Subject Areas6
Core ContentProfessional Development/ProfessionalismPDLearning Environment and CurriculumLEC
Course Completion Method

Toddlers

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 2
Training Level: 1

This course examines the development of symbolic thinking and pretend play in the toddler as well as how toddlers interact with family and peers as they develop attachments and social bonds, while learning to speak individual words and short sentences.

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: This course DOES NOT include the videos needed to complete the coursework. You will have to borrow them from your public library.

CDA Subject Areas23
Core ContentChild Growth and DevelopmentCGD
Course Completion Method

Technology

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 3
Training Level: 1

This course explores standards for exemplary learning environments and technology use.

CDA Subject Areas2
Core ContentLearning Environment and CurriculumLEC
Course Completion Method

Succeeding as a Teacher

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 3
Training Level: 1

Designed to give beginning teachers the background and skills to become successful teachers. It will show how to plan and prepare meaningful instruction; use instructional strategies that help all students; put into effect proven classroom management skills; and communicate and grow as a professional.

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: This course DOES NOT include the videos needed to complete the coursework. You will have to borrow them from your public library.

CDA Subject Areas68
Core ContentProfessional Development/ProfessionalismPD
Course Completion Method

Study of a Child

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 2
Training Level: 2

This series helps early childhood educators and parents understand the educational theories of philosophers. It also shows that much of what we know about children is learned through observation. It lays out the history of child development, from early philosophies to changing beliefs about human nature, with a look at the nature-nurture question. Segments also show an overview of theory in action.

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: This course DOES NOT include the videos needed to complete the coursework. You will have to borrow them from your public library.

CDA Subject Areas8
Core ContentChild Growth and DevelopmentCGD
Course Completion Method

Story in the Early Years

CEU Available: Yes
Credit Hours: 2
Training Level: 1

This training describes how an early childhood curriculum can use stories from children and adults to help children develop cognitively, socially and emotionally. Participants will develop techniques in collecting, connecting and nurturing storytelling in young children.

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: This course DOES NOT include the videos needed to complete the coursework. You will have to borrow them from your public library.

CDA Subject Areas2
Core ContentLearning Environment and CurriculumLEC
Course Completion Method