In order to complete each module you will need to attend both sessions.
Module III introduces an overview of brain development, early learning, and appropriate curriculum planning for infants and toddlers.? Participants will discuss the four domains of the infant?s curriculum: physical development, social relationships, language development, and intellectual development.? The PITC?s view of infants as active, self-motivated learners is explained.? The perspective that is presented can be summed up in the following way, ?All children are born wired for feelings and ready to learn? when provided nurturing relationships and peaceful but engaging environments.? In addition to focusing on the infant?s curriculum, this module illustrates three strategies that infant care teachers can use to support early learning, adapt, support practice and repetition, and expand learning. Training includes: small/large group discussions, hands-on activities, video vignettes, mini-lecture and power point presentation.