Free Online Training Opportunity from CCEI - Sensory Learning for All Ages
Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by Shelly Nye
ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is proud to offer CCEI967: Sensory Learning For All Ages as an online no-cost trial child care training course to new CCEI users June 1-30, 2018. This course is approved by The Nevada Registry for one child care training hour.
The point of "sensory learning" is not simply to use the senses, since nearly all human activities require the use of at least one or more of the five senses. In the early childhood environment, sensory activities are those that require or encourage children to think deliberately about and discuss what they see, hear, smell, touch, or taste. Sensory activities are primary tools for building vocabulary and encouraging experimentation, exploration, and discovery. In short, basic sensory activities in early childhood can help establish a lifelong love of learning.
Developmentally appropriate sensory and multisensory activities are used to develop skills and knowledge across all developmental domains, including:
- Promote communication skills and build vocabulary
- Develop social and emotional skills
- Improve cognitive skills, including mathematical concepts
- Encourage a love for learning and exploration
- Increase knowledge of the physical environment
- Practice fine motor skills
This course examines sensory experiences in the early childhood classroom and the benefits of these activities for young children. Participants will explore various ways of incorporating sensory learning into everyday activities, enhancing sensory learning centers, and appropriate methods of guidance. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to identify ways children benefit from sensory experiences, list ways for guiding developmentally appropriate sensory learning experiences and implement developmentally appropriate ideas and props used for sensory learning experiences.
This beginner-level, one-hour training course with a 0.1 IACET CEU value is available as a trial course to new users with CCEI account creation. Current CCEI users with active, unlimited annual subscriptions can enroll in professional development courses at no additional cost when logged in to their CCEI account. Users without subscriptions can purchase child care training courses as block hours through CCEI online enrollment.
For more information, visit www.cceionline.edu or call 1.800.499.9907, prompt 3, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.
Hurry...offer ends June 30th!