How Educational Productions’ Video-Based Training Programs Address
CDA Competency Goals
GOAL I: To establish and maintain a safe, healthy, and responsive learning environment. FUNCTIONAL AREA 3: Learning Environment Candidate uses space, relationships, materials, and routines as resources for constructing an interesting, secure and enjoyable environment that encourages play, exploration and learning.
Space to Grow, from the GOOD TALKING WITH YOU series, shows how learning centers are a place for children to engage with one another and for staﬀ to enrich learning. Viewers see:
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What elements in the environment help children feel comfortable and competent How to arrange materials to help children act independently Learning…show more content… Here are the techniques that support understanding of language and concepts, clarify meaning and reveal the magic in every story.
How to help children follow the chain of ideas by clarifying words and concepts and rereading favorite stories Techniques that get children actively involved so they have a deeper level of understanding and enjoyment
Child’s Play, in the PLAY POWER series, shows how children at play continually experiment, discover and stretch to learn more. Viewers will learn:
How play helps build thinking and language skills, large and small motor skills and social-emotional skills How play helps children prepare for academic learning and supports the development of literacy How children playing gradually builds the foundation for reading and writing through growth in oral language, learning to love books and gaining an understanding of print.
Beginning Language Connections, from the FIRST STEPS series, supporting language development, birth to three, illustrates how:
Language is the foundation for all academic and social skills and the basis for strong relationships with children
Now You’re Talking, from the GOOD TALKING WITH YOU series, shows ways to extend conversations and expand learning:
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