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The Role Of The Environment On Infant And Toddler Development

Short Description

Learn how to curate a learning space that encourages the growth and development of infants and toddlers in this online self-study. Examine the foundational principles outlined in the STORY approach to creating a space that meets the needs of the child and the adults who share the space:

Safety and Security
The Environment as “The Third Teacher”
Outdoor Environments
Resources for Learning
You, as an Individual

  • Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - II.A: Creating Positive Learning Experiences (10 Hours) 
  • CDA Content Area - Content Area II: Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual development (10 Hours)
  • Level 1 - Explores

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For ten clock hours on your Learning Record, please register and pay online at Develop. Then, complete a 500 word reflection paper and submit this document with your reflectionPlease note: You have access to this document as view only. To enable editing, download the document. Click "file" then "download as" in the upper left-hand corner of this screen. This will give you the option to open the document as a Word doc on your own computer. Then, you can complete the information and email it to: credit@inclusivechildcare.org. *Disregard any directions regarding a final quiz. The only learning assessment needed is the reflection paper.

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To receive 10 Approved Clock Hours on your learning record, please register for the course below, complete the course at your own pace, and submit a 500-word reflection paper. Your paper will be reviewed and entered as complete in Develop within 5 days.