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Care Courses offers online training classes and book courses for child care providers, home visitors and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs toward CDA Renewal.

Our informative child care training programs can be completed anywhere and at any time. Study at home, at the park, or wherever is most convenient for you. Then go online to complete and submit your coursework. Our friendly, knowledgeable instructors offer unlimited free student support by phone or email, and are always happy to help!

Early childhood child care training can be fun, interesting, and relevant to your daily work and experience! We've been offering professional development classes for over 20 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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MD Core of Knowledge Areas Curriculum
Care Courses
Maryland Core of Knowledge Area: Curriculum

Click on a course title below to learn more and order.

Core knowledge areas listed: Child Development, Curriculum, Health, Safety and Nutrition, Community, Professionalism, and Special Needs.

Click here to see a printable chart that lists hours per knowledge area for each course.

Child Development
Curriculum

After-School Programs 4 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Child Development
The Art of Child Care 6 hrs in Curriculum, 10 hrs in Child Development
Caring for Children in Your Home 10 hrs in Curriculum, 6 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 4 hrs in Professionalism
Child Development and Guidance 6 hrs in Curriculum, 14 hrs in Child Development
Children with Special Needs: Autism Spectrum Disorder 4 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Child Development, 8 hrs in Special Needs
Children with Special Needs: Physical Disabilities 4 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Special Needs
Creating Schedules and Routines 4 hrs in Curriculum
Day by Day with Toddlers 6 hrs in Curriculum, 9 hrs in Child Development
Discipline in Child Care 4 hrs in Curriculum, 16 hrs in Child Development
The Early Childhood Professional 3 hrs in Curriculum, 3 hrs in Community, 10 hrs in Professionalism
Great Days with Kids 4 hrs in Curriculum, 1 hr in Child Development
Imagination at Play 4 hrs in Curriculum, 2 hrs in Child Development
Infants in Child Care 6 hrs in Curriculum, 10 hrs in Child Development, 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Language Development in Infants 4 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Child Development
Learning Centers 6 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Child Development
Let's Play Outdoors 10 hrs in Curriculum
The Magic of Play 12 hrs in Curriculum
Making Learning Fun 12 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Child Development
Many Ways to Learn 8 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Child Development
Mixed-Age Groups 3 hrs in Curriculum
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem 4 hrs in Curriculum, 16 hrs in Child Development
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development 4 hrs in Curriculum, 6 hrs in Child Development
Preschoolers in Child Care 4 hrs in Curriculum, 12 hrs in Child Development, 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Principles of Child Development and Learning 4 hrs in Curriculum, 6 hrs in Child Development
The Road to Reading 12 hrs in Curriculum
School-Age Children: Spatial Intelligence 4 hrs in Curriculum
Stress and Day Care 10 hrs in Curriculum, 5 hrs in Child Development, 6 hrs in Community, 4 hrs in Professionalism
Toddlers in Child Care 5 hrs in Curriculum, 11 hrs in Child Development, 3 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 1 hr in Community
Transitions and Other Troublesome Times 4 hrs in Curriculum, 2 hrs in Child Development
Understanding Children 4 hrs in Curriculum, 16 hrs in Child Development
Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Special Needs
Professionalism
Community