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Exploring Learning Experiences for Mixed-Age Groups


Event Description

In this session, participants will learn about creating learning experiences that meet the needs of mixed-age groups in family child care settings. Through discussion and activities, participants will explore the role of the adult and child in learning, the different types of learning experiences, and how to plan developmentally appropriate experiences for all children in a mixed-age group.


Sessions / Training Location Info

Free Parking is available in the Jefferson Ave. Center parking lot at the SW corner of Long St. and Jefferson Ave. Please print parking pass available on the Action for Children website (click on “Parking” in “About” section). Some additional parking is available behind AFC weekdays after 5:30pm & on Saturdays – AFC staff will direct visitors on where to park.  Disability parking is located next to the back door of our building.  Please note that our front door is locked after 5 p.m. and on weekends, so class participants must enter through our back door (east side of building). Also note that the building will close 15 minutes after classes conclude. The temperature in our classrooms sometimes fluctuates, so please dress in layers so that you will be comfortable. For specific Professional Development policy information, go to www.actionforchildren.org 


Session Being Hosted At:
Action for Children - 78 Jefferson Avenue Columbus Franklin (directions)

Instructor(s)

Christin LeMaster

Event Information

Contact Hours 2.50
Training approved for OA-L1
Registration deadline Sep 13, 2019
Number of open seats 14
Event Owner Action for Children
Sponsor Phone (614) 224-0222

Topic Areas

Target Audience Family Child Care
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 Social-Emotional Development
Approaches Toward Learning
Physical Well-Being and Motor Development
Cognitive Development and General Knowledge
Language and Literacy Development
Assessment Type None

Objectives

Objective:

Participants will be able to identify two ways children learn through play-based experiences.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Learning Experiences
 
Competency: 1.2 Recognizes that learning occurs through play and supports and encourages children's participation in a variety of activities.
Objective:

Participants will be able to describe the adult’s role in facilitating learning experiences.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Learning Experiences
 
Competency: 1.4 Supports and encourages children's participation in a variety of learning experiences that foster curiosity, thinking and problem-solving.
Objective:

Participants will plan a learning experience for mixed age groups.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Learning Experiences
 
Competency: 2.4 Integrates various opportunities into the learning environment that support curiosity, thinking and problem-solving for children.

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