Great Ways To Promote Cognitive Development in Preschoolers
Course Learning Objectives
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the two main theories of cognitive development underlying much of early care and education practice today and recognize their common beliefs.
- List at least two activities in each of six curriculum areas to promote cognitive development in preschoolers.
- Identify activities that are not appropriate for promoting cognitive development in preschoolers.
schedule 1 Hour
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How children learn has been the subject of many books, theories and methods of teaching for more than a hundred years. Early methods of teaching have been modified to recognize knowledge gained from brain development research and psychologists. For early education professionals, it is very important to learn how children develop and learn in all domains - physical, social/emotional and cognitive.
This course will cover cognitive development of preschoolers, ages three to five. An understanding of cognitive development, including brain development, and how these subjects relate to learning in various subject areas will be covered in this course.Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.