If you don't yet have an account with ProSolutions Training, please fill in your first and last name (as you would like them to appear on your certificate
when you complete a course), an email address, and a password. Your email address will be your username whenever you return to the site, and we will
use it to contact you, if necessary. To protect your information, you should use your personal email account, and not
an address you share with other people.
This account is all you need to get started: purchase courses, view coursework, take tests, and print certificates!
Your account is being created. Please wait.
Need help creating your account? Contact us at 800.939.9694.
Already have an account? You don't need to complete this page again - just sign in!
There are dozens of myths about early childhood brain development. Due to the advancement of science, several have been proven false, leading to revolutionary new ideas in child care and how people interact with young children. Many would agree that early brain development is crucial for children's healthy growth, which is why it is important for early education professionals to learn and address certain brain development myths that are commonly accepted as fact.
Myth 1: The brain is fully developed at birth. While the majority of the cells in a young child's brain are formed before birth, most of the connections between these cells are created during the first three years of life.
Myth 2: Speaking to a child is not important before he or she begins to talk. Just because a baby cannot respond, does not mean that he or she is not learning. The first few years for a child are essential for learning new skills and the foundations of language and behavior.
Myth 3: Children only develop properly if they play with specifically designed educational toys. While these toys can be helpful for early minds, what children need most at this age is to interact with caregivers. If they form meaningful attachments early on, they are more likely to be adventurous and try new experiences later in life.