45 Hours Preschool Method and Materials ONLINE (self-paced online training)


45 Hours Preschool Method and Materials ONLINE - $345 (V I P pricing $325)

IACET accredit provider CEUs

4.5 CEUs

This course introduces the basic concepts of curriculum
planning and implementation for children three to five-years-old. Students will apply their knowledge of child
growth and development to enhance teaching strategies, environment design, and implementation of best practices
in early childhood education. Students must successfully complete all course requirements to receive a certificate.
Aligns with MD Staff Credential levels 2-4. Students will earn 4.5 CEUs. The online class has no classroom meetings and is
a self-paced training which begins at the time of registration.

NOTE: If you have been issued a voucher from MSDE for this course it MUST be completed 2 weeks before the expiration date that is on your voucher. Please check your voucher for this date.

Earns 4.5 CEUs/45 clock hours

Objectives / Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this training, the learner will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the ADA and inclusionary practices
  2. Demonstrate how to create a safe environment according to childcare regulations
  3. Identify theory and theorist in relation to child development and approaches to learning
  4. Identify the stages and milestones of development
  5. Demonstrate understanding of observational and assessment techniques to track skill development and individual need
  6. Demonstrate understanding of how to develop appropriate daily schedules that promote routines
  7. Identify procedures that will promote a safe environment (indoor and outdoor)
  8. Demonstrate understanding of the importance of parent/caregiver relationship
  9. Identify the components of a lesson plan
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of approaches to learning
  11. Identify the factors that influence learning
  12. Identify theorists of guidance and discipline
  13. Demonstrate understanding of strategies in responding to typical child care situations: biting, hitting, etc
  14. Demonstrates understanding of typical and atypical development
  15. Identify the stages and milestones of development
  16. Identify best practices in room arrangement
  17. Demonstrate an understanding of how to implement an Individual Education Plan
  18. Demonstrate an understanding of student centered learning environments
  19. Identify the differences in major theories
  20. Recognize the importance of knowing the stages of development
  21. Identify the components of: 1. Greeting and Departure 2. Feeding 3. Diapering and Toileting 4. Dressing 5. Sleeping
  22. Identify strategies to ensure appropriate infant and toddler supervision
  23. Identify ways to help parents and infants/toddlers handle separation and attachment
  24. Identify appropriate activities for children birth through age three
  25. Identify learning styles
  26. Demonstrate an understanding of individualized learning
  27. Demonstrate an understanding of how positive guidance promotes sound social and emotional development
  28. Demonstrates understanding of early intervention and its importance
  29. Recognize the importance of knowing the stages of development
  30. Identify materials and equipment for the early childhood classroom
  31. Identify ways to organize a safe environment under the guidance of the Office of Child Care Regulations
  32. Identify resources for referral and services
  33. Demonstrate how theory is reflective in the child care environment
  34. Identify strategies for the child care provider that will promote successful child development. Identify strategies for working with children with special needs
  35. Demonstrate understanding of the content and implications of OCC environment regulations and supervision requirements
  36. Define Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  37. Identify the factors that influence learning
  38. Define the term inclusion and how it relates to the child care environment and practice
  39. Demonstrates understanding of the ADA and how it applies to family child care homes
  40. Identify strategies for the child care provider that will promote successful child development. Identify strategies for working with children with special needs
  41. Demonstrate an understanding of how the environment and selected materials promote learning
  42. Demonstrate understand developmentally appropriate practices for school-age children with developmental, emotional, cognitive, language and/or physical needs
  43. Demonstrate an understanding of developmentally appropriate practices for infants and toddlers with developmental, emotional, cognitive, language and/or physical needs
  44. Identify strategies to ensure appropriate infant and toddler supervision
  45. Identify curriculums specific to children birth through age three
  46. Demonstrates knowledge of how setting up the environment can impact on accessibility for all children
  47. Demonstrate an understanding of developmentally appropriate practices for infants and toddlers with developmental, emotional, cognitive, language and/or physical needs
  48. Demonstrate understanding the relation between how material and equipment selection assist with lesson plan development and implementation
  49. Demonstrate an understanding of legal and advocacy issues in child care
  50. Demonstrate an understanding of how environment and equipment modifications support individual needs
  51. Demonstrate an understanding of individual planning
  52. Demonstrate an Outcome of inclusionary practices
  53. Describe an environment through video observation of a 3, 4, and/or 5 year classroom
  54. Demonstrate an understanding of childcare policies
  55. Demonstrate an understanding of teacher direct vs. child directed activities
  56. Identify Strategies for Working with Students with Special Needs
  57. Identify safety management and supervision practices
Learning Methodology: Online material will be presented in the form of slides, accompanied with speech. Videos will be used to demonstrate ideas and concepts. Charts and tables will be used for illustration.

Assessment: Learners will be assessed through questions after every section is completed. Learners will not be allowed to proceed to the next section of the training until all questions have been answered correctly. Learners will be presented with a final test composed of true/false and multiple choice questions. Upon successful completion of the training, learners will receive their certificate by email.

Core of Knowledge Awarded:
To be awarded the core of knowledge hours, learners must pay in full for the class, view all material, pass all review questions, and final test.
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Payment Policy:
Payments need to be made in full. No refunds will be issued after starting the class.
Please read carefully:

You are purchasing a session of an online training that includes online assessments. Your certificate will be emailed to you once you pass the final exam with a passing grade of 80%.

Your certificate will bear the name you provided to us when you signed up. To successfully complete this online training, you need a computer with internet connection running Google Chrome web browser. You will also need speakers or headphones to hear the videos and speech accompanied with the content. For support and questions regarding the material presented in this class please contact us at onlineservices@childcareed.com. Please consult our frequently asked questions page for other questions or feel free to contact us.


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