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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this 3 hour course, participants will discover how all children are natural scientists. This training will also provide the participants with strategies and tools to incorporate Science in the early childhood environment through discovery, problem solving, hands-on materials and language. 

 

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- 1.5, Health, 

Safety and Nutrition- 0.25, Special Needs - 0.25

 

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:

  • Examine and evaluate their experiences with science;

  • Review ways children naturally learn science through play;

  • Participants will identify different ways to adapt learning materials so they are more usable by children of all abilities;

  • Review the Scientific Method for use with children;

  • Review material and activities that support science and are sensitive to a families’ culture and the child’s developmental stage and/or other health concerns in the early childcare classroom. 

 

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.

Science Through the Eyes of Play

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