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Unit 7 | The Growing Brain Series

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The Growing Brain is an innovative course that provides a toolkit of how the brain develops step-by-step, neuron-by-neuron. The 7 module series provides explanations of brain processes and the effects of outside influences, along with ways you can encourage healthy brain development in children from birth to 5 years old.

 

In this 3-hour module, the participants will understand the stages and types of play that unfold in early childhood, the role of the brain in this process, and how to maximize children’s learning through play.

 

This course costs $32 per participant.

 

PREREQUISITES: 

There are no prerequisites required for completing this course.

 

HOURS BREAKDOWN:

0.3 IACET CEUs or 3 Core of Knowledge Hours: Child Development- 2, Curriculum 1

 

COURSE LOGISTICS, MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT:

This course is offered in-person and virtually. 

  • Virtual: A laptop, computer or tablet that includes a functional camera, microphone and headphones/speaker is required in order to complete this course virtually. A phone device is not acceptable. A Powerpoint Handout will be provided to each participant via email prior to their scheduled course.

  • In-Person: A Powerpoint Handout will be provided to each registered participant. Participants should bring a pen or pencil for note taking. 

The Instructor will utilize Powerpoint slides and speech to present the content material. A variety of videos, charts and tables may be utilized to demonstrate content ideas and concepts. 

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES:

Participants will:

  • Learn about the development of play;

  • Learn the difference between free and guided play;

  • Learn the core skills that children develop through play and how to promote these skills.


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LEARNER ASSESSMENT METHOD:

Participants' knowledge will be assessed through a Post-Assessment via Google Form and the Google Form link will be provided to each participant immediately following a course. The assessment will include multiple choice and/or matching questions to test comprehension. Upon successful completion and receiving a 75% or higher, participants will receive their certificate by email. 

 

CRITERIA FOR EARNING IACET CEUs:

Participants will be awarded their certificates when the following has been met:

  • Course has been paid in full.

  • Participants have attended the course from beginning to end.

  • Participants have completed the Post-Assessment, scoring a 75% or higher.

Everyday Play (The Growing Brain Series)

$32.00Price
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