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Basic Child Development: The Brain

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$69 Basic Child Development See Details  

Description

Explores the anatomy and development of the brain, its function, windows of opportunity for learning and environmental influences.

Goal: to understand brain development and functioning by age

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

What customers are saying about this class:

"The class was very interesting and challenging! It gives you added insights into the paths to early learning and the stages of brain development."

"Helps the educator to focus on the stimulus and tools needed for the stages of a child's development, as well as ways to help them if there are challenges."

"I found the information very useful and liked the interaction breaks."

 

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Basic Child Development: The Brain

Goal: to understand brain development and functioning by age

 

Table of Contents

  1. The Amazing Brain
  2. Neurons
  3. Myelinization
  4. Healthy Brains
  5. Windows of Opportunity
  6. What Affects Brain Development
  7. ADHD

 

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify parts of a neuron and the actions they perform
  • Identify reasons for unhealthy prenatal brain development
  • Describe the process of myelinization and its importance
  • Explain windows of opportunity and their implications
  • Describe the impact of several environmental issues for the developing brain

 

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

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify parts of a neuron and the actions they perform
  • Identify reasons for unhealthy prenatal brain development
  • Describe the process of myelinization and its importance
  • Explain windows of opportunity and their implications
  • Describe the impact of several environmental issues for the developing brain
Approved or accepted in:

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