Be Active Kids Training for Child Care Providers & Teachers (August)

Thursday August 13, 2020 - 1:00 - 2:00

Online - LIVE
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Price: $0.00

Registration Deadline: Wednesday August 12, 2020

Be Active Kids will provide a foundation for active learning and better prepare the participant to utilize teaching strategies and practical resources to improve the health and development of young children ages birth to five.  Learn about the evidence-based Be Active Kids Movement Guide and how to implement developmentall appropriate play and learning opportunities for children inside and outside.  This 3-hour professional development opportunity will be delivered in one hour sessions over the course of three weeks.  

 

Dates:  August 13, 20, 27

Cost:  Free for DCDEE Contact Hour Credits (CHCs) or $25 for .3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for NC State University.

If taking the course for CEU's - Contact Be Active Kids for payment arrangements

 

Purpose:

(1) Provide preservice and In-Service education for child care providers on evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies for physical activity and nutrition.

(2) Expand the Use of evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies for physical activity and nutrition in pilot child care centers

 

Requirements:

  • Complete pre-assessment
  • Actively and completely participate in all 3 online sessions*
  • Complete post-assessment
  • Complete and submit assignments

* Participants must remain online for no less than 90% of each session.  If technology issues arrive and these requirements are not met, the participant must complete individual make-up session with Be Active Kids in order to receive compleition certificate and contact hour credits.

 

After Completition: 

Each participant the FULLY completes the requiremens listed above will received:

  • A certificate of completition
  • 3 DCDEE Contact Hour Credits (CHCs) or .3 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for NCSU
  • Free electronic access to the Be Active Kids® Guide to Early Childhood Physical Activity*
  • The opportunity to receive a hard copy of the Be Active Kids® Guide to Early Childhood Physical Activity**

* Movement Guide includes over 80 developmentally appropriate physical activities for children ages birth to five along with physical activity guidelinesm best practices, classroom management strategies, tips for modifying activities and much more!

** After using the Movement Guide lessons for one month and submitting a completed 1 Monthy Follow-up Survey, Be Active Kids will send one movement guide per center.

 

Areas of Alignment:

DCDEE Topics:

 

NCFELD Domains & Goals:

 

Head Start:

 

(1) Planning a safe, healthy learning environment

 

(2) Children’s physical & intellectual development

 

(3) Children’s social & emotional development

 

(4) Productive relationships with families

 

(7) Observing & recording children’s behavior

 

(8) Child growth and development

 

(9) Inclusion of children with special needs 

 

 

Domain: Health and Physical Development

 

Sub-Domain: Physical Health and Growth

 

Goal HPD-2: Children engage in active physical play indoors and outdoors.

 

Sub-Domain: Motor Development

 

Goal HPD-4: Children develop the large muscle control and abilities needed to move through and explore their environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Domain: Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development

SUB-DOMAIN: PERCEPTION

Goal IT-PMP 2. Child uses perceptual information in directing own actions, experiences, and interactions

SUB-DOMAIN: GROSS MOTOR

Goal IT-PMP 3. Child demonstrates effective and efficient use of large muscles for movement and position

Goal IT-PMP 4. Child demonstrates effective and efficient use of large muscles to explore the environment.

Goal IT-PMP 5. Child uses sensory information and body awareness to understand how their body relates to the environment.

Goal P-PMP 1. Child demonstrates control, strength, and coordination of large muscles.

Goal P-PMP 2. Child uses perceptual information to guide motions and interactions with objects and other people.

     

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