New Course from ChildCare Education Institute on Active Learning Experiences in Early Childhood

globenewswire | September 10, 2019

ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online child care training provider dedicated exclusively to the early care and education workforce, is proud to introduce CUR124: Active Learning Experiences in Early Childhood to the online child care training course catalog. Young children are experiential learners who acquire information with all of their senses.  The more senses used in the learning process, the more information children retain.  For young children, movement is their preferred mode of learning.  During the early years, the brain is closely tuned to the body’s actions; with each movement and sensation, the brain creates new neural connections and builds on previously acquired skills and knowledge.  Skills developed during early childhood can be separated into distinct developmental domains: physical, cognitive, emotional, and social. Although the developmental domains are distinct, children learn skills across all domains concurrently; when children learn something in one domain, it impacts the other domains.  For example, an improvement in gross motor skills (running, jumping, climbing) can boost a child’s confidence (emotional domain), which in turn can impact his social interactions on the playground.

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Top-performing educators can drive student success in your district, but state and federal requirements have often made teacher evaluation and support a real challenge for district leaders. Often, regulatory compliance took priority while professional development slipped.However, passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2015 gave states the freedom to rethink supervision, evaluation, and development processes. PowerSchool Lead Strategic Education Advisor Lisa Andrejko teaches you to use data, rubrics, and staff management techniques within this new regulatory environment to foster a culture of continuous development.

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Top-performing educators can drive student success in your district, but state and federal requirements have often made teacher evaluation and support a real challenge for district leaders. Often, regulatory compliance took priority while professional development slipped.However, passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2015 gave states the freedom to rethink supervision, evaluation, and development processes. PowerSchool Lead Strategic Education Advisor Lisa Andrejko teaches you to use data, rubrics, and staff management techniques within this new regulatory environment to foster a culture of continuous development.

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