Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course include:

  • Recognize infant, toddler, preschool, and school-age development and milestones

  • Describe appropriate social, emotional, cognitive, language, and physical domains that are taking place within each of the milestones for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children

  • Determine suitable activities and tasks that are developmentally appropriate for specific age groups and milestones

  • Determine suitable activities and tasks that are developmentally appropriate for specific age groups and milestones

  • Select appropriate developmental activities and tasks for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children.

Overview

In this 60-hr course  you will learn about the developmental milestones in infants, toddlers, preschool and school-age children.  You will discover the cognitive, emotional-social,language, and physical domains that are appropriate for specific age groups.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the micro-credential!

    • Before we begin...

    • Welcome and Course Information

    • Navigation

    • Modes of Learning

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    • Technical Discussion Forum

  • 2

    Lesson 1: Infant Development

    • Lesson 1: Modes of Learning

    • Lesson 1: Module Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 1: Overview

    • Lesson 1: What Are Milestones?

    • Lesson 1: How Do Milestones Foster Development?

    • Lesson 1: Domains

    • Lesson 1: Six Domains

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 1: Daily Activities

    • Lesson 1: Infant Milestones - Physical Domain

    • Lesson 1: Infant Milestones and the Physical Domain

    • Lesson 1: Exploring Milestones

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 1: Strategies to Foster Physical Infant Development and Knowledge Check

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 1: Infant Milestones and the Language Domain

    • Lesson 1: Language Milestones – Infants

    • Infant Milestones and the Aesthetic Domain

    • Lesson 1: Strategies to Implement Language into Milestones

    • Lesson 1: Sensory Milestones – Infants

    • Lesson 1: Summary

    • Lesson 1 Quiz

    • Lesson 1: Conclusion

    • Lesson 1: References

  • 3

    Lesson 2: Infant Development Continued

    • Lesson 2: Overview

    • Lesson 2: Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 2: Introduction

    • Lesson 2: Domains

    • Lesson 2: Infant Milestones – Cognitive Domain

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 2: Exploring the Cognitive Domain

    • Lesson 2: Exploring the Cognitive Domain

    • Lesson 2: Strategies to Foster the Cognitive Domain

    • Lesson 2: Infant Milestones – Emotional Domain

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 2: Exploring the Emotional Domain

    • Lesson 2: Exploring the Emotional Domain

    • Lesson 2: Strategies to Foster the Emotional Domain

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 2: Exploring the Social Domain – Infant Milestones

    • Lesson 2: Social-Emotional Infant Development

    • Lesson 2: Social Milestones and Interaction

    • Lesson 2: Strategies to Foster the Social Domain and Milestones

    • Lesson 2: Summary

    • Lesson 2 Quiz

    • Lesson 2: Conclusion

    • Lesson 2: References

  • 4

    Lesson 3: Toddlers

    • Lesson 3: Modes of Learning

    • Lesson 3: Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 3: Introduction

    • Lesson 3: Toddler Development

    • Lesson 3: Toddler Developmental Milestones – Physical Domain

    • Lesson 3: Strategies to Support Physical Milestones

    • Lesson 3: Toddler Developmental Milestones – Language Domain

    • Lesson 3: Exploring Language Milestones in Toddlers

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 3: Toddler Developmental Milestones – Cognitive Domain

    • Lesson 3: Strategies to Support Language Milestones for Toddlers

    • Lesson 3: Video

    • Lesson 3: Video Discussions

    • Lesson 3: Exploring Cognitive Milestones – Toddlers

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 3: Activity

    • Lesson 3: Cognitive Materials

    • Lesson 3: Objects and Materials

    • Lesson 3: Language Materials

    • Lesson 3: Physical Materials – Fine Motor

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 3: Simple Fine Motor Activities

    • Lesson 3: Simple Gross Motor Materials

    • Lesson 3: Summary

    • Lesson 3 Quiz

    • Lesson 3: Conclusion

    • Lesson 3: References

  • 5

    Lesson 4: Toddler’s Part 2 – Social and Emotional

    • Lesson 4: Modes of Learning

    • Lesson 4: Module Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 4: Toddler Developmental Milestones – Social Domain

    • Lesson 4: Toddler Development

    • Lesson 4: Sharing Activity

    • Lesson 4: Social Observation

    • Lesson 4: Social Emotional Development

    • Lesson 4: Understanding Empathy 

    • Lesson 4: Video Review – Empathy during Tantrums

    • Lesson 4: Pretend Play Learning Activity

    • Lesson 4: The Value of Pretend Play within Social Emotional Development

    • Lesson 4: Fostering Imaginative/Dramatic Play

    • Lesson 4: Strategies to Support Social Emotional Development 

    • Lesson 4: Self-Regulation in Toddlers

    • Lesson 4: Guiding and Assisting Toddler Self-Regulation

    • Lesson 4: Further Language to Support Regulation

    • Lesson 4: Summary

    • Lesson 4 Quiz

    • Lesson 4: Conclusion

    • Lesson 4: References

  • 6

    Lesson 5: Preschool Age – Part 1

    • Lesson 5: Modes of Learning

    • Lesson 5: Module Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 5: Preschool Age Development

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    • Lesson 5: Preschool Age - Developmental Milestones

    • Lesson 5: Physical Development – Preschool Milestones

    • Lesson 5: Gross Motor Developmental Milestones

    • Lesson 5: Preschool Physical Domain – Fine Motor Learning Activity

    • Lesson 5: Strategies to Support Physical Development : Videos

    • Lesson 5: Preschool Developmental Milestones – Cognitive Domain

    • Lesson 5: Exploring Cognitive Milestones – Preschoolers

    • Lesson 5: Strategies to Support Developmental Cognitive Milestones for Preschoolers – Scaffolding

    • Lesson 5: Strategies to support Developmental Cognitive Milestones for Preschoolers - Scenario

    • Lesson 5: Language Milestones - Ages Three to Five Learning Activity

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    • Lesson 5: Preschool Speech and Language

    • Lesson 5: Reflection Questions

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    • Lesson 5: Objects/Activities to Support Language Development

    • Lesson 5: Video Guidance

    • Lesson 5: Summary

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 5 Quiz

    • Lesson 5: Conclusion

    • Lesson 5: References

  • 7

    Lesson 6: Preschool Age – Part 2

    • Lesson 6: Modes of Learning

    • Lesson 6: Modules Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 6: Introduction

    • Lesson 6: Preschool Age Development

    • Lesson 6: Preschool Age - Developmental Milestones

    • Lesson 6: Strong Foundational Responsibilities

    • Lesson 6: Guiding Social Milestones

    • Lesson 6: Examples of Social Milestones

    • Lesson 6: Scenario-Based Learning – Social Reflection

    • Lesson 6: Scenario-Based Learning – Social – Continued

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    • Lesson 6: Activity Explorations – Social Milestones

    • Lesson 6: Emotional Milestones - Preschool Aged Children

    • Lesson 6: Emotional Milestones – Ages Three to Five

    • Lesson 6: Scenario Based Learning - Emotional Development

    • Lesson 6: Scenario Based Learning – Emotional Development Continued

    • Lesson 6: Activity Explorations – Emotional Milestones

    • Lesson 6: Literature Research

    • Lesson 6: Summary

    • Lesson 6 Quiz

    • Lesson 6: Conclusion

    • Lesson 6: References

  • 8

    Lesson 7: School Aged Children Part 1

    • Lesson 7: Modes of Learning

    • Lesson 7: Module Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 7: Introduction

    • Lesson 7: School Age Development

    • Lesson 7: School Age - Physical Developmental

    • Lesson 7: Noticeable Physical Milestones

    • Lesson 7: Development Scenarios

    • Lesson 7: Cognitive Developmental Milestones

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 7: Activities to Engage With and Support Cognitive Development *link

    • Lesson 7: Language and Communication Milestones – School Age Children

    • Lesson 7: Language Growth

    • Lesson 7: Communication Development

    • Lesson 7: Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 7: Summary

    • Lesson 7 Quiz

    • Lesson 7: Conclusion

    • Lesson 7: References

  • 9

    Lesson 8: School Aged Children Part 2

    • Lesson 8: Overview

    • Lesson 8: Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 8: Introduction

    • Lesson 8: Review and Learn

    • Lesson 8: Social Development in School Aged Children

    • Lesson 8: Building Strong Social and Communicative Skills in School age Children

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 8: Social - Emotional Ages

    • Lesson 8: Social - Emotional Ages, Five to Seven

    • Lesson 8: Social - Emotional Ages, Eight to Nine

    • Social -Emotional – Ages Ten to Eleven

    • Social - Emotional Ages Ten

    • Lesson 8: Stress and Emotions

    • Knowledge Check/Self-Reflection

    • Lesson 8: Stress and Emotions

    • Lesson 8: Chores!

    • Lesson 8: Fostering Positive Development

    • Lesson 8: Fostering Social Skills Through Teachable Moments

    • Lesson 8: Social Skills

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 8: Reflection

    • Lesson 8: Summary

    • Lesson 8: Quiz

    • Lesson 8: Conclusion

    • Lesson 8: References

  • 10

    Lesson 9: Developmental Delays

    • Lesson 9: Modes of Learning

    • Lesson 9: Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 9: Introduction

    • Lesson 9: Understanding the Diverse Responsibilities as A Nanny

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 9: Developmental Delays

    • Lesson 9: Developmental Delays – Language

    • Lesson 9: Learning Activities to Support Language Delays

    • Lesson 9: Developmental Delays – Physical

    • Lesson 9: Learning Activities to support Physical Delays

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 9: Developmental Delays – Social/Emotional

    • Lesson 9: Developmental Delays – Cognitive

    • Lesson 9: Learning Activities to support Cognitive Delays

    • Lesson 9: Milestone Delays - A Nannies Fundamental Role

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 9: Undiagnosed Delays

    • Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 9: Communicating Observations to Parents

    • Lesson 9: Summary

    • Lesson 9: Concluding Slide

    • Lesson 9: Quiz

    • Lesson 9: Conclusion

    • Lesson 9: References

  • 11

    Lesson 10: Portfolio and Final Resources

    • Lesson 10: Overview

    • Lesson 10: Learning Objectives

    • Lesson 10: Final Steps

    • Lesson 10: Organization Information

    • Lesson 10: Methods of Organizing

    • Lesson 10: Building Your Portfolio

    • Lesson 10: Quick Guide

    • Lesson 10: Elect Document

    • Lesson 10: Structuring Your Layout

    • Lesson 10: Observation Templates

    • Lesson 10: Quick Options

    • Lesson 10: Developmental Screening & Developmental Monitoring

    • Lesson 10: Reviewing Your Child's Developmental Strategies

    • Lesson 10: Keep it Going!

    • Lesson 10: Summary

    • Lesson 10: Knowledge Check

    • Lesson 10: Conclusion

    • Lesson 10: References

  • 12

    Next steps

    • Summary

    • You're Almost Done

    • Before you go...

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