Louisiana's Birth to Five ELDS

A Closer Look at Louisiana's Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standards
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  • Lectures 33
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

The Louisiana's Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standard course is designed for all early childhood educators and administrators who work with programs that serve children ages birth through five. This course is divided into the following three parts with each part consisting of several lectures:

  • Part 1 covers the history and reasoning behind the development of Louisiana's Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standards and the actual organization of the standards;
  • Part 2 focuses on the first two domains of development addressed in the standards, which are Approaches to Learning and Cognitive Development; and
  • Part 3 covers the Language and Literacy Development, Physical Well-Being and Motor Development, and Social-Emotional Development domains.

This course is filled with many activities and videos that make it fun, interactive, and engaging for students. After completing this course, students will earn 3 training hours.



What are the requirements?

  • Students will need a copy of Louisiana's Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standards, and paper and pencil to write responses to the pre/post-tests or to write notes.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Describe the reasoning behind establishing Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning & Development Standards
  • Describe the “Guiding Principles” used in developing Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning & Development Standards
  • Describe the organization of Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning & Development Standards
  • Become familiar with the five domains of children’s development reflected in Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standards
  • Use Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standards to plan changes to the environment that will support children’s learning and development
  • Use Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standards to modify and include activities for all children including children with special needs and children who are English language learners

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for all early childhood educators and administrators in the state of Louisiana who work with programs that serve children ages birth to five.

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Curriculum

Section 1: History and Format of the Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standards
Part 1 Introduction
02:35
Part 1 Objectives
00:42
Part 1 Pre-test
02:30
Louisiana's Birth - Five Standards Document
00:57
What are the Birth to Five Standards?
02:02
Guiding Principles
03:25
All Children in All Settings
02:36
Organization of the Birth to Five Standards
11:55
Birth to Five ELDs Resources
08:54
Part 1 Post-test
03:34
Section 2: Approaches to Learning and Cognitive Development
Part 2 Introduction
02:15
Part 2 Pre-test
02:32
Approaches to Learning
07:16
Approaches to Learning Video
01:22
Approaches to Learning Standards Walkthrough
02:33
Approaches to Learning Changes to the Environment Plan
02:38
Cognitive Development and General Knowledge
07:59
Cognitive Development and General Knowledge Changes to the Environment Plan
00:48
Part 2 Post-test
04:07
Section 3: Language and Literacy, Physical Well-Being, and Social Emotional Development
Part 3 Introduction
02:28
Part 3 Pre-test
01:51
Language and Literacy Development
01:41
Speaking and Listening
01:22
Language
00:56
Literature and Information in Print
01:56
Reading Foundational Skills
01:04
Writing
02:36
English Language Learners
01:37
Language and Literacy Changes to the Environment Plan
00:54
Physical Well-Being and Motor Development
05:09
Social-Emotional Development
03:52
Course Summary
01:01
Part 3 Post-test
04:29

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Instructor Biography

Nicholy Johnson, Education Consultant

Nicholy Johnson has over twenty years of experience in the early childhood field. She has provided professional development to early childhood teachers and administrators throughout the state of Louisiana, and has presented at local, state, and national conferences. Ms. Johnson also has a vast amount of experience using reliable and valid assessment tools to evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood programs. Nicholy is a former kindergarten teacher who currently works at the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) in the Division of Early Childhood. At the LDE, Ms. Johnson serves as an education consultant where she works with Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies who provide trainings, technical assistance, and referrals for child care providers and for families of young children.



Instructor Biography

JoAnn Clarey, Training and Technical Assistance Coach

My career in early childhood education began when I was teaching occupational Home Economics – Child Development to High school juniors and seniors in 1976. I took a course in Early Childhood Teaching Materials and Methods. I knew then, Early Childhood was where I wanted to focus my future career goals. I received an M Ed in Curriculum and Instruction with Specialization in Early Childhood Education and Teacher Certification in Kindergarten and Nursery in 1981. I moved to Loyola University to design and develop a Nationally Accredited Children's Center for the faculty, staff and students. Later I moved to Delgado Community College to expand and secure National Accreditation for the children's Center on campus including teaching early childhood courses. Then I began working with LSUHSC-EII as the Director of the Infant/Toddler Family Services Program. I helped develop and deliver training on developmentally appropriate practices for Louisiana's Early Intervention specialists across the state. I am now working with Agenda for Children to provide technical assistance/coaching and training for child care teachers.

Instructor Biography

Elizabeth Kief, Associate Director, Agenda for Children

Elizabeth "Luz" Kief is the Associate Director of Early Care and Education at Agenda for Children in New Orleans. She has over 27 years of experience in the Early Care and Education field including more than 10 years direct teaching experience in full inclusion preschool and self-contained early childhood special education classrooms. While working in a regional CCR&R in southwest Florida, Elizabeth held positions as a Resource and Referral Specialist, Infant/Toddler Specialist, Program Coordinator, and Assistant Education Director where she was responsible for supervision of directly operated early care and education sites and the development, provision, and/or facilitation of both community and regional training and technical assistance activities. She also has extensive experience with varied child and program assessments as a teacher, trainer, assessor and ERS Anchor. Elizabeth has a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and has taken graduate level coursework in early childhood special education and general special education.

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