This introductory course provides an overview of information that adults should understand before working with young children.
This course covers developmental stages, age appropriate activities for children, positive guidance techniques, ways to build children’s self-esteem, health and safety practices, ways to support children’s learning and development, supervision, and detection and reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
After completing Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care you will be able to identify techniques to facilitate young children’s physical, cognitive, and language development; describe the stages of young children’s cognitive development; select appropriate learning activities for young children; and describe the ways in which children’s motor skills develop. Read more.
Attention Nevada Students: This course fulfills your Child Development/Guidance and Discipline training requirement.
Topics Covered in Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care:
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read and write English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material, view videos, listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Multiple choice quizzes and written assignments.
Comments on Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care:
So far I really enjoy this course and I have learned so much more to go along with all of my experience. - Upper Marlboro, Maryland