New On Demand in April

Preschool Foundations: Understand Physical and Cognitive Development; PYD Foundations: Cultural Competency and Responsiveness

Preschool Foundations: Understand Physical and Cognitive Development

Children’s physical and cognitive growth requires an understanding of child development and instructional practices that support children’s overall healthy development. Learn best practices for preschool professionals to create foundational experiences, environments, and interactions that support the development of physical and cognitive development in preschoolers. Review and build current practices with assessment activities to improve quality care for preschoolers. (K1.8 C2, CDA2) 2 hours

PYD Foundations: Cultural Competency and Responsiveness

Adult leaders who work with children and youth ages 5-18 in OST settings need awareness for how culture might affect children’s development. Cultural factors include race/ethnicity, national origin, language, gender identity/sexual orientation, age, physical/developmental ability, family type, geographic area, religion, and socioeconomic status. Develop knowledge and skills to create an atmosphere that is welcoming, respectful, and promotes cultural competency for all. (K1.3 C1) 2 hours

  

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