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Classroom Management #1

Understanding Early Childhood Development

This course emphasizes the importance of recognizing developmental milestones and individual differences among children. By understanding these connections, educators can create inclusive environments, build positive teacher-student relationships, and set clear expectations for behavior and learning, ultimately enhancing classroom management and fostering a supportive learning atmosphere.
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Course Info
State Approval
CDA/NAEYC
Instructor
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training HOURS
2 training/clock hours
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CEU
0.2 CEUs
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TARGET AUDIENCE
Adults, Administration
LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Identify key stages of early childhood development and explain their impact on behavior and learning.
2. Establish positive relationships with students using effective communication and create an inclusive classroom culture.
3. Define and communicate clear expectations, ensuring consistency in rule enforcement and using positive reinforcement.
4. Organize the classroom space and routines effectively for a better learning environment for young children.
Bertelsen Education courses are internationally accredited through IACET.
This course is approved in the following states:
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
This course counts towards the following CDA core competencies and naeyc standards:
CDA Subject Area:
1 - Planning a safe and healthy learning environment
6 - Maintaining a commitment to professionalism
8 - Understanding the principles of child development and learning

NAEYC Standards:
1 - Relationships
3 - Teaching
6 - Staff Competencies, Preparation, and Support
9 - Physical Environment

Meet the instructor

Sarah Steffen

Sarah Steffen, a U.S. Air Force veteran, shifted to ECE In 2014 after pursuing her bachelors in early childhood education/development. With roles spanning from preschool teacher to curriculum designer and IT manager, she holds expertise in education and technology.  

She is a proud mom to two boys on the autism spectrum. She spends her free time coaching youth soccer and volunteering at her children’s school.

See what other people have to say about this course

"I really enjoy the Bertelsen Courses. They are well set up and interactive. I always learn something!"

- Director, Texas

"10 stars. I would definitely recommend"

- Teacher, Texas

"Instructor was excellent. I learned a lot about managing my classroom."

                              - Teacher,  Florida.   

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