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Adult roles in early childhood development

We might take for granted the ways in which we support young children navigate the everyday stresses and challenges of life. Helping young children deal with stress can be as …

Overview of PEDAL

In this video, Elizabeth and Tilly will direct you to some PEDAL resources (see links below). These will help you learn more about learning through play wherever you are! You …

Overview of middle childhood

In this step, we will learn about the development of children between ages 4 to 9 years old, “middle childhood.” Four key areas of development during this period are: Language …

Key developmental tasks during adolescence

Now that we have discussed the need to work on becoming facilitators of adolescents’ learning experience, you will find a short survey in the next step. This survey should help …

Overview of adolescent development

Now that we have discussed the key developmental tasks that are part of adolescence, we need to ask ourselves: how does experiencing the stress of crisis affect these developmental tasks. …

Welcome to Caring for teens and adolescents

In the next step you will find a short article that provides a brief illustration of what typical adolescent development looks like for individuals between 10-19 years of age. References …

Overview of early brain development

In this video, Elizabeth and Tilly talk about early brain development. We will learn about how the brain grows and changes in the first years of life and why this …

Welcome to Caring for young children

In this video, Carly will explain what we’ll cover in this week. She will also introduce you to Dr. Elizabeth Byrne and Natalie (Tilly!) Kirby, researchers based at the Research …

Back to back

It’s time for you to try this out yourself! Watch the video below and then write out one question for each type of reflection that you could use while facilitating …