“Magic 8” Early Childhood Practices—2.5 Hours (Tuesday, August 31st, 6:00 p.m.)
Eight Key Educator Actions To Positively Influence Development And Program Quality: Through this workshop, participants will learn eight actions early childhood educators can take to influence children's development positively. These eight actions will also improve the overall quality of the early learning program. Core Of Knowledge (COK) Hours: 2.5 (Child Development)
- Identify the essential characteristics of positive, caring, safe, secure and responsive relationships with each child to facilitate optimal development (CD.5.C-I).
- Identify the important characteristics of environments that support the healthy growth and development of all children. (CD.5.B-I)
- Identify teaching methods and practices that use important facilitators to promote the healthy growth and development of all children (CD.5.A-I.b)