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Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?
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"Babies and young children are like the R&D division of the human species," says psychologist Alison Gopnik. Her research explores the sophisticated intelligence-gathering and decision-making that babies are really doing when they play.

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Early Childhood Development
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
TED
Author:
Alison Gopnik
Date Added:
01/10/2020
All about Time
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This lesson will help children relate the concepts of past, present and future to their own lives. This lesson will be 45 minutes and include discussions, book reading and coloring. The children will learn the vocabulary words: time, yesterday, today and tomorrow. They will be able to relate this to personal experiences in their own lives. Materials:CalendarWhite board, white board markersHoughton Mifflin Social Studies Teacher Edition Level K My WorldWorksheets for all 15 studentsPencils and crayonsBig Ideas / Essential Questions:What is the difference between last year, this year and next year?Can you describe some of these differences using examples from your own life? 

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Early Childhood Development
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Alisa Cook
Date Added:
12/11/2018
Alphabet Knowledge/ Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
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 This Remote Learning Plan was created by Brandee Drahota in collaboration with Rick Meyer as part of the 2020 ESU-NDE Remote Learning Plan Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Remote Learning Plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The attached Remote Learning Plan is designed for preschool students. This alphabet lesson uses the story Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault as an introduction to alphabet identification. 

Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Brandee Drahota
Date Added:
07/27/2020
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Alphabet Knowledge/ Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
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 This Remote Learning Plan is designed for preschool students. This alphabet lesson uses the story Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault as an introduction to alphabet identification. Anticipated lesson length is 30 minutes. Online and offline options are included. 

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Early Childhood Development
Elementary Education
Author:
Meghan Roeser
Date Added:
07/23/2020
Assignment: Exploring Careers in Child Development
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Students will use the Occupational Outlook Handbook to explore three occupations related to child development, education and professional work with families.Students will compile information in their CANVAS Portfolium.

Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Gloria San Jose Daims, M.S.
Date Added:
07/25/2020
Bean Bar Graph (PreK - 1st Grade) Agricultural STEM Actvity
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In this activity, kids will work on two fundamental early math skills – sorting/classifying, and graphing. There will also be some great fine motor skill practice! Includes place-based discussion questions, activity instructions, extension activities, songs, and student graph worksheets.

NGSS: K-LS1-1, 1-LS1-1, partially meets K-ESS3-1 (book and discussion)

Common Core: MP.4

Time: 45 minutes

Matierals: bag of dried beans ("16 bean soup"), paper bowls, glue, chart paper, the book "One Bean" or similar book about growing food plants, especially beans.

Subject:
Agriculture
Early Childhood Development
Elementary Education
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Columbia Gorge STEM Hub
Date Added:
08/07/2020
The Birth of a Word
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MIT researcher Deb Roy wanted to understand how his infant son learned language -- so he wired up his house with videocameras to catch every moment (with exceptions) of his son's life, then parsed 90,000 hours of home video to watch "gaaaa" slowly turn into "water." Astonishing, data-rich research with deep implications for how we learn. Deb Roy studies how children learn language, and designs machines that learn to communicate in human-like ways. On sabbatical from MIT Media Lab, he's working with the AI company Bluefin Labs. A quiz, thought provoking question, and links for further study are provided to create a lesson around the 20-minute video. Educators may use the platform to easily "Flip" or create their own lesson for use with their students of any age or level.

Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Linguistics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
TED
Provider Set:
TED-Ed
Author:
Deb Roy
Date Added:
12/01/2012
BrainWorks - Introducing Brain Science to Students
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This is a series of presentations and activities that are designed to introduce students to Cognitive Development.  I have had success doing one of these every now and then as part of a history class.  Also, I have taught units on Child Development and Education where I used them all within the context of the same unit.  I like the spreading of these lessons throughtout the year in a high school setting, where students can sort of see it as a continuing series of interesting topics that break up the normal flow of learning.  

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Career and Technical Education
Education
Early Childhood Development
Social Work
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Jesse Driver
Date Added:
12/02/2018
Child Development: Parental Readiness
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For this lesson, you will be sharing the content in the powerpoint presentation entitled Parental Readiness.  Once the information has been presented, you will then give the students 2 assignment options. Option 1: Interview two groups of parents.  1 couple who has small children and 1 couple who has children that are teenagers or out of the home. Option 2: Create a presentation highlighting each student's priorities on parenting.  This presentation is titled "The type of Parent I Hope to be."This Lesson Aligns with Utah State Standards for Child Development: Strand 1, Standard 1

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Early Childhood Development
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Shanna Haws
Date Added:
09/06/2019
Child, Family, and Community
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Over the years researchers have found the necessity to develop theories of behavior that are specific to family settings. These theories have been developed by people with a variety of areas of emphasis, from family therapists to gerontologists to child development specialists. In this chapter we will briefly discuss six such theories: Bioecological Model, Family Systems, Functionalism, Conflict Theory, Symbolic Interactionism, and Psychological Perspectives.

Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
College of the Canyons
Author:
Rebecca Laff
Wendy Ruiz
Date Added:
01/09/2020
Child, Family and Community
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Early Childhood Education / ECE-102 Child, Family and Community

Examines the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school, and community and emphasizing historical and socio cultural factors. The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted, showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families.

Generic/Non-COC version (a derivative):
In Word: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1B4Y2EEp7HoECRBh_vXP3BCrg84QYOnjD/view?usp=sharing
In PDF: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11EETGrZW8__4DYWI_78e89Ru9S4OvM13/view?usp=sharing
The attribution for this derivative is: "Child, Family, and Community" by Rebecca Laff and Wendy Ruiz, College of the Canyons is licensed under CC BY 4.0 / A derivative from the original work

The COC version:
The Word version (to be easily edited) of the book can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/13xMpfZloGnrZyPQVOHvSIYwVYsH_24gX/view?usp=sharing
The PDF version of the book can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jOkejB_wKLZYpDaaUJpfRceQ01LA9Fth/view?usp=sharing

Subject:
Education
Early Childhood Development
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Rebecca Laff
Wendy Ruiz
Date Added:
08/06/2020
Child Growth and Development
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The Word version of the book (to be downloaded for easy editing) can be accessed at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wjD-vdmYPhdirIWczCCqEDxqmeMzaA4-

The PDF version of the book can be accessed at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1B4e6oKPTFeUE9tXsJMcjsczb6Kj7EfEb

Welcome to Child Growth and Development. This text is a presentation of how and why children grow, develop, and learn. We will look at how we change physically over time from conception through adolescence. We examine cognitive change, or how our ability to think and remember changes over the first 20 years or so of life. And we will look at how our emotions, psychological state, and social relationships change throughout childhood and adolescence.

Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/child-growth-and-development

Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Alexa Johnson
Antoinette Ricardo
College of the Canyons
Dawn Rymond
Jennifer Paris
Date Added:
08/06/2020
Child Growth and Development
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Welcome to Child Growth and Development. This text is a presentation of how and why children grow, develop, and learn. We will look at how we change physically over time from conception through adolescence. We examine cognitive change, or how our ability to think and remember changes over the first 20 years or so of life. And we will look at how our emotions, psychological state, and social relationships change throughout childhood and adolescence.

Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Psychology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
College of the Canyons
Author:
Alexa Johnson
Antoinette Ricardo
Dawn Rymond
Jennifer Paris
Date Added:
11/18/2019