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Budget Friendly, Creative Play Ideas Targeting STEM Standards in the Early Childhood Classroom

Course: #30434Level: IntroductorySubject Area: Advancing children's physical and intellectual development1 Hour 190 Reviews
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Teachers of young children are always searching for new and creative ideas that target important early childhood skills. This course focuses on locating and using inexpensive materials to incorporate STEM standards in an early childhood classroom through play experiences.

This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "STEM in the Preschool Classroom", course 31213, which is offered for .3 CEUs.

This course is also part of many of the CDA Packages offered by continued Early Childhood Education. Please visit the links below to learn more about how to use our library if you are interested in coursework to support acquisition of a CDA credential or to renew your CDA credential.

Course created on January 19, 2018

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AZ Registry/1.0; CA Registry/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; HI/1.0; IA Registry/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID Stars/1.0; IL Gateways/1.0 B345755; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY ECE-TRIS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI Registry/1.0; MN/1.0; MO Open/1.0; NC DCDEE/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJCCIS/1.0; NV Registry/1.0; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OK Registry/1.0; OR/1.0; SC Endeavors/1.0; SD/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT NLCCV/1.0; WA STARS/1.0; WY Stars/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAs a result of this course, participants will be able to identify basic STEM skills, concepts, and/or goals that are appropriate for an early childhood classroom.
  • checkmarkAs a result of this course, participants will be able to identify and explain how to evaluate inexpensive materials to target STEM standards in an early childhood classroom.
  • checkmarkAs a result of this course, participants will be able to explain how to implement creative play experiences that target STEM standards for young children.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction, Objectives, Define STEM
5-10 Minutes EC Math & Science Goals
10-15 Minutes EC Engineering & Technology Goals
15-25 Minutes Incorporating STEM
25-30 Minutes Straws
30-35 Minutes Animal Figures
35-40 Minutes Sticky Notes
40-45 Minutes Wooden Blocks/ Cardboard Tubes
45-50 Minutes Lidded Containers
50-55 Minutes Plastic Bottles
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amber Tankersley was paid an honorarium for this course by continued.com. Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Arizona Registry

This course is approved by the Arizona Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry

continued is an Approved Training Sponsor with the California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Iowa Child Care Provider Training Registry

continued is approved to provide professional development for Iowa DHS child care credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC,is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


IdahoSTARS

continued is an approved training provider for IdahoSTARS. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Illinois Gateways

Illinois Gateways

continued is an Authorized Entity for the Illinois Gateways Registry, organization number B345755 . This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Kentucky ECE-TRIS

This course is approved by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Care. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Michigan Registry

This course is approved by the Michigan Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Missouri OPEN Initiative

This course has been approved by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for child care licensing and MOPD registry credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


North Carolina DCDEE

North Carolina DCDEE

This course is approved by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE). This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


New Jersey Workforce Registry

continued is an approved Training Agency with the New Jersey Workforce Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Nevada Registry

This course has been approved by the Nevada Registry for child care licensing and registry credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Oklahoma Registry

This course is approved by the Oklahoma Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


South Carolina Endeavors Registry

This course is approved by the South Carolina Endeavors Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Vermont Northern Lights

continued is an approved online training organization by Vermonts Northern Lights Career Development Center. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Washington STARS

continued is approved to provide professional development for Washington STARS training hours. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Wyoming Stars

This course has been approved by Wyoming Stars for child care licensing and registry credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).