Course

ECE: Principles of Infant/Toddler Caregiving | ECED.X314


This course satisfies part of the State Licensing requirement for the application of infant/toddler caregiving principles. The course "Infant/Toddler Growth and Development" fulfills the remainder of the requirement. This course is designed for those who work with children up to three years of age. The course focuses on understanding the principles of high-quality caregiving. Topics include understanding the adult role in the development and implementation of curriculum for infants and toddlers, and essential curricula components such as physical setting, social environment and play.


Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to

  • Describe milestones of children ages 0, 1, 2 and the monthly development that they go through
  • Discuss many different theories that have been given by child development theorists of the past
  • Explain the differences between toddlers/infants as compared to older children in preschool and beyond
  • Identify strategies that are best to use with children ages 0-2 years old

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