This training is designed to give early childhood professionals specific, fun, gross motor ideas that they can use to support children’s development. These gross motor ideas and suggestions help connect the dots that link movement, brain activity, and learning. Movement is the essential and often overlooked starting point for children’s learning and this training is full of ways to incorporate movement into a typical preschool day.
If you need this training to be added into your OPR, click ‘Add to Cart’ on the next available date. This will REGISTER you on the OCCRRA site, which will allow tracking on your OPR. Then you will be redirected to airchildcare.com to PURCHASE and COMPLETE your course. This course is 100% online and you will receive certification immediately upon completion. Please note, the course can be taken right away, you do not need to wait until the date listed. This course is approved for Step Up To Quality and Ohio Approved. This course does not have to be completed by the deadline listed on this site. You will have 4 months after purchase to complete the course. In addition, the course can be stopped and resumed at any point.
|Training approved for||
|Registration deadline||Sep 30, 2019|
|Number of open seats||145|
|Event Owner||AIR Child Care Training Solutions|
|Target Audience||Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care|
|Age Groups related to content||Preschoolers|
|Core Knowledge Area||N/A|
|Child Development Associate Area||To advance physical and intellectual competence|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||
Approaches Toward Learning
Physical Well-Being and Motor Development
Cognitive Development and General Knowledge
Participants will learn the benefits of incorporating movement in the classroom.
Participants will learn how to add specific, fun gross motor activities to circle time, free play, lining up and wallking, and motor time.
Participants will be able to describe gross motor activities that facilitate learning in preschoolers.
Participants will be able to recognize red flags in gross motor development.