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Keeping Young Children's Attention in Preschool


Event Description

Participants will understand the importance of keeping young children's attention, and helping them focus on activities and tasks. We will discuss the ways an early childhood teacher can keep young children's attention, and share examples. Participants will understand the importance of identifying attention deficits early, assessmants and screening to use and ways to help children maintain their focus without medication.


Sessions / Training Location Info


Session Being Hosted At:
- Zoom 19110 Malvern Shaker Heights 44122 Cuyahoga (directions)

Instructor(s)

Pamela Millar
Pamela Millar

Event Information

Contact Hours 3.00
Training approved for OA-L1
Registration deadline Dec 03, 2021
Number of open seats 30
Event Owner Hanna Perkins (ps)
Sponsor Phone (216)991-4472

Topic Areas

Target Audience Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care,Parents/guardians
Age Groups related to content Preschoolers
Core Knowledge Area Child Growth and Development, Child Observation and Assessment, Learning Environments and Experiences
Child Development Associate Area To advance physical and intellectual competence
Early Learning and Development Standards Approaches Toward Learning
Cognitive Development and General Knowledge
Assessment Type None

Objectives

Objective:

Participants will understand how early brain development is affected by different experiences. Participants will identify critical periods of early brain development, and the role nature and nurture play in early brain development.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 2.1 Applies basic concepts and theories of child development and learning in work with children and can make direct connections to the program curriculum.
Objective:

Participants will learn the importance of helping children focus in the classroom, the connection between keeping children's attention and the development of executive functioning and self-regulatory skills.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 2.1 Applies basic concepts and theories of child development and learning in work with children and can make direct connections to the program curriculum.
Objective:

Participants will discuss strategies that will help young children focus during their daily routine. Participants will discuss ways they encourage young children to focus during their daily routine.

 
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.
Objective:

Participants will understand that early detection of add/adhd is important in order to provide therapy to the child, instead of medications. Participants will review the symtoms of attention deficit disorders and identify behaviors that would show these symptoms in the classroom. Participants will review NAEYC identified assessments and screening and sicuss the benefits of using these tools.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Gathering and Documenting
 
Competency: 3.1 Evaluates the use of informal and formal assessments and the methods used to document children's learning and development.
Objective:

Participants will show their knowledge and comprehension of the information presented in this training by discussing in groups and presenting to the class. Discussion questions focus on brain development, classroom strategies and assessing behaviors to provide early intervention if there is a concern.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Appropriate Environments and Experiences
 
Competency: 3.1 Evaluates the responsive learning environment to ensure that it is meeting the needs and interests of children, it reflects the culture of the children and it is connected to the curriculum and standards.

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