Science Play: Inquiry-Based Learning Made Easy


Young children ask a lot of questions. They are naturally curious about the world around them. Through playful science activities, teachers of young children can leverage that curiosity to create inquiry-based learning investigations. This course explores how easy it is to design an inquiry-based investigation using hands-on experiments, games, puppet shows, story books, and more. Lesson plans, mathematics connections, and California learning foundations in science will be discussed in the broader context of early childhood education.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X317.(1) 6/28/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 200 Robyn F Stone View Enroll

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the Classroom


The average classroom may include several students who exhibit symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Many educators need to build skills to meet the educational needs of these children. This course provides the tools needed to better understand, identify and evaluate the ADHD student. It addresses school-related problems associated with ADHD. In-depth coverage of practical, effective instructional strategies is offered as well as social skills training activities that can be easily incorporated into the regular curriculum.

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No prerequisites


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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X318.(2) 6/22/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 395 Erin Kathleen Powers View Enroll

Introduction to the Common Core State Standards (K-12): What Counts as Common Core?


As school districts throughout the country transition to the Common Core Standards, it is critical that teachers learn an entirely new way of presenting and assessing their subject matter. This course explains the differences between the California 1997 State Standards (97s) and the Common Core State Standards (2010), including what constitutes Common Core lessons and assessments, under what conditions, for what outcomes and according to whom. You will learn how to use online and paper-based tools for curriculum development and collaborative planning with other teachers.

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No prerequisites


ECE 10: Supervision and Administration: Parents as Partners in Education


This course will examine ways of creating an environment where parents and teachers work in partnership for the education of young children. Attitude, understanding and skills which lead to effective communication and cooperation between home and school will be shared and explored.




(30395)

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No prerequisites


ECE 11: Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers, Part A


This course focuses on the history of early childhood education, the laws governing early childhood centers in California, and the goals of early childhood education. You’ll also discuss the administrator's job description, budgeting, personnel selection and standards, records and reports, and staff policies. The course discusses laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of an early childhood program and examines how to budget administrative responsibilities.

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No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECEA.X321.(803) 9/17/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Ninet Moradi View Enroll

ECE 12: Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers, Part B


This course explores the challenges and issues related to the supervision and operation of preschool programs. Staff-administrator relationships, staff inservice education and working with parents are also covered.




(3655)

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Offering code Offering title
ECEA.X321 ECE 11: Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers, Part A

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECEA.X322.(802) 6/18/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Ninet Moradi View Enroll

ECE 13: Adult Supervision and Mentoring


This course examines the process of building a staff organization through development of effective communication and interpersonal relationships. Topics include the criteria for selection and evaluation of personnel, involvement of staff in the planning and evaluation of programs, the administrative role in promoting professional growth, teaching effectiveness and developing sensitivity to individual needs.




(5956)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECEA.X323.(801) 7/23/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Robyn F Stone View Enroll

ECE: Brain Development in Early Childhood


How does the human brain develop during the first years of life? How can a child learn two or more languages at the same time? How does stress slow brain growth? This course answers those questions, providing parents or teachers of infants, toddlers or preschoolers with the latest research in brain development, demonstrating how this information can enhance parenting and teaching practices. This course will help you appreciate a child's unique qualities and your own strengths, as you work toward long-term success in parenting or teaching.




(4984)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X310.(2) 10/22/2018 05:30 PM SANTA CLARA 295 Melissa Chi Le View Enroll

ECE: CPR and First Aid


In most cases, specified personnel working in childcare centers and in other group-care settings must meet mandated training in pediatric health and safety. This 8-hour course covers infant, child, and adult CPR techniques, pediatric first aid, scene assessment, and preventive-health and injury practices and policies. The course also meets the California State requirement for childcare providers.

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No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X800.(2) 8/4/2018 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA 85 Pamela Wells View Enroll

ECE: Creative Arts for the Young Child (Preschool Through Grade 3)


You know intuitively that art activities engage children of all ages. But how can you make the most of your teaching with art? How can you---even without formal training---organize stellar lessons that leave the kids asking for more? In this fundamentals course, participants start with a review of art expression at each stage of early childhood development, then move on to understanding ways to foster creativity and the creative process. Next, participants work hands-on with basic art processes, such as, painting, drawing, and creating designs.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X312.(2) 8/11/2018 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA 360 Melissa Chi Le View Enroll

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