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EVENT: NJ First Steps: Birth to Three Early Learning Standards - Thursdays, May 10 - June 14

Thursdays, May 10 - June 14 NJ First Steps: Birth to Three Early Learning Standards
  • May 10, 2018 Birth to Three Introduction In this 2 hour overview of New Jersey's newly released Birth to Three Early Learning Standards, participants will gain knowledge of the five do-mains of development to care for these youngest children. By playing group games participants will discover the components and indicators of each domain; and through individual and shared reflection of their practice, participants will recall their experiences observing children as it relates to each domain. Participants will be assessed by completing a pre and post test.
  • May 17, 2018 Social and Emotional Development The healthy development of social and emotional competence greatly affects the development of skills and abilities in all the other domains. In this session, learn about the NJ Birth to Three Early Learning Standards components of social and emotional development as well as the cultural differences and expectations for some social behaviors with families.
  • May 24, 2018 Approaches to Learning The ways that infants and toddlers approach learning are influenced by characteristics they are born with, such as gender and temperament, as well as by attitudes and expectations of others. In this session, learn about the NJ Birth to Three Early Learning Standards components of approaches to learning, and how caregivers can foster positive approaches to learning through encouraging the young child's curiosity, persistence, creativity and initiative.
  • May 31, 2018 Language Development and Communication Infants and toddlers learn the languages of their families and cultures through the natural interaction that occurs as part of care giving and everyday experiences. In this session, learn about the NJ Birth to Three Early Learning Standards components of language and communication, and how caregivers can support infants and toddlers understand and use language to communicate supports the development of social-emotional, cognitive and physical skills as well as their relationships with others.
  • June 7, 2018 Cognitive Development Babies enter the world ready to learn and they begin immediately to acquire and process new information. In this session, learn about the NJ Birth to Three Early Learning Standards components of cognitive development, and how caregivers can support infants and toddler by assuring that the environment is free of hazards so that infants and toddlers may explore safely and make modifications in the environment so that all children, including those with special needs, have similar access to exploration and learning opportunities.
  • June 14, 2018 Physical and Motor Development Infants and toddlers learn about themselves, others and their environment through the use of their motor skills and abilities and their increasing ability to coordinate their hands, arms, legs and their whole body. In this session, learn about the NJ Birth to Three Early Learning Standards components of physical and motor development, and how caregivers can support infants and toddler by assuring that the physical and social/emotional needs are met.
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    Location: Child & Family Resources
    Mt. Arlington
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    Date: Thursdays, May 10 - June 14 Cost: $FREE
    Time: 7pm-9pm To Register: CLICK HERE
         
    Phone: 973-398-1730  
    Presenter: Carmela McCleary, Quality Improvement Specialist
         
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