Participants will learn design principles that encourage children’s exploration and learning and that can reduce negative behaviors. They will learn design strategies for multi-age group settings and how to select toys and materials that represent the cultures, interests, and learning goals of the children in their care. In addition, participants will be guided in evaluating and improving their own home care setting. In Family Child Care Indoor Environment, caregivers are provided with the knowledge and strategies to design a safe, functional home environment that supports developmentally appropriate practice and responsive caregiving.
Online self-paced training, 24/7, unlimited access! No powerpoints--learn through games, case studies, puzzles, videos, discussions, and more! Individual courses are $30; become a member for $89.95 for 12 months of unlimited access to all courses (over 145 hours of PD, including complete CDA training program).
|Training approved for||
|Registration deadline||May 01, 2023|
|Number of open seats||2147483615|
|Event Owner||Quality Assist, Inc.|
|Sponsor Phone||(404) 325-2225|
|Target Audience||Family Child Care,Parents/guardians|
|Age Groups related to content||Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers|
|Core Knowledge Area||N/A|
|Child Development Associate Area||To establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||Approaches Toward Learning|
• define and describe a developmentally appropriate learning environment.
• design a safe and healthy child-friendly environment that encourages and supports exploration and discovery.
• recognize characteristics of a practical, meaningful, and aesthetically pleasing indoor environment.
• select toys and materials that represent the cultures, interests, and learning goals of the children in their care.
• explain the influence of environment on mood and behavior.
assess the environment for necessary changes and plan to implement improvements.