Friendly Environments, Safe Environments
6 Clock Hours / 0.6 CEUs
Friendly Environments, Safe Environments Course Description:
Learning Outcomes: After completing Friendly Environments, Safe Environments you will be able to distinguish between a teaching environment and a learning environment; explain how children’s environment affects their behavior and development; compare the advantages and disadvantages of large and small child care programs; explain why privacy is important in a child care setting; describe the significance of beauty and wonder in a child care environment; list some important considerations for programs planning a remodel or redesign; and identify harmful substances in children’s environments.
This course applies to children of all ages.
Learn to create learning environments for children that support children's optimum development-environments that are pleasant and inviting for adults as well as children. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
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Topics covered in Friendly Environments, Safe Environments:
- The difference between teaching environments and learning environments
- The components of an effective learning environment
- The adult's role in a developmentally appropriate learning environment
- Ways to create environments that facilitate young children's optimum learning and development
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Final Course Multiple Choice Quiz and Short Essay Assignments.
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