Course Code: REL-HHS-0-APAPL
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2021
Describe why childrens approaches to play and learning are powerful predictors of their later success.
Understand how a young child's communication skills (verbal and nonverbal) influence learning during various stages of play development.
Utilize effective strategies to promote initiative, curiosity, engagement, persistence, reasoning, and problem solving in children.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Approaches to Play and Learning A. Meet Megan B. Play Skills and Communication C. Solitary Play D. Parallel Play E. Associative Play F. Cooperative Play G. Review H. Summary Section 3: Stages and Ages of Learning A. Domains of Learning B. Physical Development C. Language and Literacy Development D. Social and Emotional Development E. Cognitive Development F. Review G. Summary Section 4: Strategies and Activities A. Self-Talk B. Parallel Talk C. Wait Time D. Conversational Turn-Taking E. Open-Ended Questions F. Adapted Activities G. Open-Ended Materials H. Encourage Self-Direction I. Additional Activities J. Model Appropriate Functions K. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!
Linda Snead-Sanders MA, CCC-SLP
Linda Snead is a licensed speech-language pathologist with national certification. She has worked extensively in both Head Start and Early Head Start instructing teacher on how to use effective communication strategies with young children. She spoke at both state and national conferences topics related to young children.
Disclosure: Linda Snead-Sanders MA, CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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