The Child Care Basics Course - 30 Hour STARS

The Child Care Basics Course - 30 Hour STARS

This course is no longer available on this site

About this course

This course has expired and moved to a different site.  Please click here to access the most current version of this course


 

Curriculum

  • Welcome!
  • Important Information Before You Start...
  • Module 1: Professional Practice
  • Professional Practice - Learning Outcomes
  • The Licensing Guidebooks
  • What Is Professionalism?
  • The Professional Teacher
  • Professionalism
  • Professional Development
  • Forms & Documentation
  • Record Keeping
  • The Heart of the Teacher
  • Dear Me!
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 2: Valuing Each Child and Family
  • Valuing Each Child & Family - Learning Outcomes
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Cultural Volcano
  • Components of Human Diversity
  • Family Structures
  • Family Structures Feedback
  • Classroom Practices
  • In Your Classroom
  • Attitudes and Practices
  • Supporting Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in The Classroom
  • Building Partnerships
  • Communicating with Families
  • More on Effective Communication
  • If You Were The Parent...
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 3: Child Growth & Development
  • Child Growth & Development - Learning Outcomes
  • Principles of Child Development & Learning
  • Understanding NAEYC's Principles of Child Development
  • Child Development Terminology
  • How I Learn!
  • Developmental Milestones: Preschool
  • Developmental Milestones: Ages 3 - 5
  • Developmental & Individual Needs
  • Developmental Profile
  • Age- and Developmentally Appropriate Behaviors
  • Brain Development Facts
  • Serve & Return Interactions
  • Executive Function
  • This Is Your Brain On Stress
  • Stress and Brain Development
  • Helpful or Harmful?
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 4: Celebrating Child Growth
  • Celebrating Child Growth - Learning Outcomes
  • Why Observation?
  • Observation & Assessment
  • Observation & Scaffolding
  • Observing Children
  • What Do You Observe?
  • Objective vs Subjective
  • Developmental Screening & Assessment
  • Your Ethical Responsibilities
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 5: Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Curriculum & Learning Environment - Learning Outcomes
  • Child-Centered Environments
  • Assessing Your Learning Environment
  • Managing Flow in the Early Childhood Classroom
  • Planning for Success
  • Developmentally Appropriate Environments
  • What's It For?
  • How Much Space Is Needed?
  • Effective Communication
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 6: Family & Community Partnerships
  • Family & Community Partnerships - Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction
  • Families As Teachers
  • Building Partnerships
  • Both Sides Of The Story: Teacher
  • Both Sides Of The Story: Parent
  • What Would You Do?
  • Resources
  • Using Volunteers
  • What Young Children Learn
  • Family Photos
  • Helping Children and Families with Separation
  • Helping with Separation
  • Conflict Resolution Tips
  • Resolving Conflict with Families
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 7: Healthy Practices: Part I
  • Safety & Wellness - Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction
  • WAC Compliance
  • Strengthening Families
  • Helping Families
  • Signs of Abuse & Neglect
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Dealing With Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Safety Hazards
  • More Safety Considerations
  • Safe or Unsafe?
  • Bleach Solutions
  • Weak or Strong?
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 8: Healthy Practices: Part II
  • Wellness, Nutrition, and Fitness - Learning Outcomes
  • Hand Washing Procedures
  • Hand Washing
  • Diapering
  • Diapering
  • Food Handling
  • Nutrition
  • Food Service and Nutrition
  • Food Allergies
  • Dental Care, Physical Activity and Sleep
  • Health and Fitness
  • Appropriate Practices for Illness, Medications, Emergencies, and Disasters
  • What Would You Do?
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 9: Interactions & Guidance
  • Interactions & Guidance - Learning Outcomes
  • Building Connections With Children
  • Special Time
  • Benefits of Special Time
  • Maximizing Children's Learning
  • How Children Learn
  • Positive Behavior Model
  • Cultural Responsiveness
  • Implicit Bias
  • Positive Responses
  • Less Effective Responses
  • Off Track Behavior
  • Setting Limits with Young Children
  • Handling Off Track Behavior In The Classroom
  • Guidance Policy
  • Appropriate Responses
  • Expulsion of Children
  • WAC 170-300-0340 | Expulsion Policies
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 10: Supporting Children for Life Success
  • Supporting Children for Life Success - Learning Outcomes
  • ACEs Resource Packet
  • When Stress Becomes Toxic
  • The Effects of Stress
  • Brain Science: The "Downstairs" Brain
  • Brain Science: The "Upstairs" Brain
  • How You Act and Respond Matters
  • Understanding the Brain
  • Neurons that Fire Together...
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Original Study
  • ACEs: Ten Common Experiences
  • Complex Trauma
  • At Least One ACE
  • Significant Adversity
  • Comprehending ACEs
  • How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
  • Toxic Stress
  • Predictable Pathways of Early Trauma
  • Homelessness and ACEs
  • Defining Homelessness
  • Identifying Homelessness in Children
  • Identifying Homelessness in Families
  • Resources for Families
  • Reviewing Toxic Stress and Early Trauma
  • Ready to Learn
  • The Science of Resilience
  • Positive Relationships
  • Self-Care Inspires Compassion
  • Developing Self-Regulation
  • How Do You Take Care of Yourself?
  • Design Your Self Care Plan
  • Reflect on your Self-Care
  • Regulating Emotions
  • Challenging Behaviors?
  • Supporting Through Distress
  • Redirect
  • Self-Regulation Techniques for Children
  • Practice is Key
  • Connect Feelings to Behaviors
  • Emotional Triggers
  • You're Launching Bright Futures
  • Assessment of Learning
  • The End

About this course

This course has expired and moved to a different site.  Please click here to access the most current version of this course


 

Curriculum

  • Welcome!
  • Important Information Before You Start...
  • Module 1: Professional Practice
  • Professional Practice - Learning Outcomes
  • The Licensing Guidebooks
  • What Is Professionalism?
  • The Professional Teacher
  • Professionalism
  • Professional Development
  • Forms & Documentation
  • Record Keeping
  • The Heart of the Teacher
  • Dear Me!
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 2: Valuing Each Child and Family
  • Valuing Each Child & Family - Learning Outcomes
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Cultural Volcano
  • Components of Human Diversity
  • Family Structures
  • Family Structures Feedback
  • Classroom Practices
  • In Your Classroom
  • Attitudes and Practices
  • Supporting Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in The Classroom
  • Building Partnerships
  • Communicating with Families
  • More on Effective Communication
  • If You Were The Parent...
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 3: Child Growth & Development
  • Child Growth & Development - Learning Outcomes
  • Principles of Child Development & Learning
  • Understanding NAEYC's Principles of Child Development
  • Child Development Terminology
  • How I Learn!
  • Developmental Milestones: Preschool
  • Developmental Milestones: Ages 3 - 5
  • Developmental & Individual Needs
  • Developmental Profile
  • Age- and Developmentally Appropriate Behaviors
  • Brain Development Facts
  • Serve & Return Interactions
  • Executive Function
  • This Is Your Brain On Stress
  • Stress and Brain Development
  • Helpful or Harmful?
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 4: Celebrating Child Growth
  • Celebrating Child Growth - Learning Outcomes
  • Why Observation?
  • Observation & Assessment
  • Observation & Scaffolding
  • Observing Children
  • What Do You Observe?
  • Objective vs Subjective
  • Developmental Screening & Assessment
  • Your Ethical Responsibilities
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 5: Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Curriculum & Learning Environment - Learning Outcomes
  • Child-Centered Environments
  • Assessing Your Learning Environment
  • Managing Flow in the Early Childhood Classroom
  • Planning for Success
  • Developmentally Appropriate Environments
  • What's It For?
  • How Much Space Is Needed?
  • Effective Communication
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 6: Family & Community Partnerships
  • Family & Community Partnerships - Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction
  • Families As Teachers
  • Building Partnerships
  • Both Sides Of The Story: Teacher
  • Both Sides Of The Story: Parent
  • What Would You Do?
  • Resources
  • Using Volunteers
  • What Young Children Learn
  • Family Photos
  • Helping Children and Families with Separation
  • Helping with Separation
  • Conflict Resolution Tips
  • Resolving Conflict with Families
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 7: Healthy Practices: Part I
  • Safety & Wellness - Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction
  • WAC Compliance
  • Strengthening Families
  • Helping Families
  • Signs of Abuse & Neglect
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Dealing With Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Safety Hazards
  • More Safety Considerations
  • Safe or Unsafe?
  • Bleach Solutions
  • Weak or Strong?
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 8: Healthy Practices: Part II
  • Wellness, Nutrition, and Fitness - Learning Outcomes
  • Hand Washing Procedures
  • Hand Washing
  • Diapering
  • Diapering
  • Food Handling
  • Nutrition
  • Food Service and Nutrition
  • Food Allergies
  • Dental Care, Physical Activity and Sleep
  • Health and Fitness
  • Appropriate Practices for Illness, Medications, Emergencies, and Disasters
  • What Would You Do?
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 9: Interactions & Guidance
  • Interactions & Guidance - Learning Outcomes
  • Building Connections With Children
  • Special Time
  • Benefits of Special Time
  • Maximizing Children's Learning
  • How Children Learn
  • Positive Behavior Model
  • Cultural Responsiveness
  • Implicit Bias
  • Positive Responses
  • Less Effective Responses
  • Off Track Behavior
  • Setting Limits with Young Children
  • Handling Off Track Behavior In The Classroom
  • Guidance Policy
  • Appropriate Responses
  • Expulsion of Children
  • WAC 170-300-0340 | Expulsion Policies
  • Required Reading
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Module 10: Supporting Children for Life Success
  • Supporting Children for Life Success - Learning Outcomes
  • ACEs Resource Packet
  • When Stress Becomes Toxic
  • The Effects of Stress
  • Brain Science: The "Downstairs" Brain
  • Brain Science: The "Upstairs" Brain
  • How You Act and Respond Matters
  • Understanding the Brain
  • Neurons that Fire Together...
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Original Study
  • ACEs: Ten Common Experiences
  • Complex Trauma
  • At Least One ACE
  • Significant Adversity
  • Comprehending ACEs
  • How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
  • Toxic Stress
  • Predictable Pathways of Early Trauma
  • Homelessness and ACEs
  • Defining Homelessness
  • Identifying Homelessness in Children
  • Identifying Homelessness in Families
  • Resources for Families
  • Reviewing Toxic Stress and Early Trauma
  • Ready to Learn
  • The Science of Resilience
  • Positive Relationships
  • Self-Care Inspires Compassion
  • Developing Self-Regulation
  • How Do You Take Care of Yourself?
  • Design Your Self Care Plan
  • Reflect on your Self-Care
  • Regulating Emotions
  • Challenging Behaviors?
  • Supporting Through Distress
  • Redirect
  • Self-Regulation Techniques for Children
  • Practice is Key
  • Connect Feelings to Behaviors
  • Emotional Triggers
  • You're Launching Bright Futures
  • Assessment of Learning
  • The End