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Animals in the Classroom

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

Description

Animals can teach us so much about life and help children build both academic and social skills.  Learn how to determine if an animal is right for your program and how to select the right pet.  And if having an animal in your facility isn't feasible, there are many other opportunities to teach children about the animal kingdom.

This mobile-friendly class can be accessed on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Animals in the Classroom

Goal: to understand the benefits of learning about animals and how to evaluate whether a pet is right for your program

Table of Contents

  1. What do animals teach us
  2. Is an animal appropriate for your classroom
  3. Selecting and caring for an animal
  4. Other ways to learn about animals

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, students will be able to:

  • list the benefits of children interacting with and learning about animals
  • describe the process of evaluating whether an animal is appropriate for their facility
  • discuss how to select an animal for their classroom
  • list options to help children learn about animals

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, students will be able to:

  • list the benefits of children interacting with and learning about animals
  • describe the process of evaluating whether an animal is appropriate for their facility
  • discuss how to select an animal for their classroom
  • list options to help children learn about animals
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin