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Creating a Mixed-Age Learning Environment


Event Description

In this session, participants will learn how to arrange their environment to accommodate the needs of mixed-age groups in family child care homes. Through discussion and activities, participants will explore the characteristics of the physical space, considerations for selecting toys/materials, and ten social/emotional messages a quality environment conveys to children.
 


Sessions / Training Location Info


Session Being Hosted At:
Virtual Training - 1000 N. Keowee Street Dayton OH 45404 Montgomery (directions)

Instructor(s)

Jacqueline Leader

Event Information

Contact Hours 2.50
Training approved for OA-L1
Registration deadline Jun 01, 2020
Number of open seats 27
Event Owner 4C Miami Valley
Sponsor Phone (937) 220-9660 x1301

Topic Areas

Target Audience Staff working with children with special needs,Family Child Care
Age Groups related to content Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers
Core Knowledge Area Learning Environments and Experiences
Child Development Associate Area To support social and emotional development and to provide positive guidance
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 three characteristics of a mixed-age learning environment.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Learning Experiences
 
Competency: 1.1 Describes ways to develop and implement a daily schedule and routine that are appropriate for all children's learning and development. Describes ways to choose a curriculum that includes all domains in Ohio's Early Learning and Development Standards and includes knowledge of individual children and their interests.
Objective:

Participants will be able to describe three categories of toys and materials to use with mixed-ages.

 
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 environment 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: 1.2 Recognizes that learning occurs through play and supports and encourages children's participation in a variety of activities.

Training Organization


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