Child Development: An Introduction to Learning Theories

This lesson explores what it means to understand and apply various learning theories in the classroom and in teaching. Discover what concepts to consider when determining activities, lessons, and materials that are appropriate for an age group and for individual children. (K1.2 C1, CDA 8) 2 hours


  • Identify the learning theory in action in three examples.
  • Understand the important role research plays in understanding children’s learning.
  • Implement any changes needed to assure all children are provided with positive growth experiences.