ELG Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

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Lessons

ELG ITT Pretest

Please complete the ELG ITT pretest before continuing with the course.

Getting to Know Your ELG ITT Book (L4)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Click on the button below to access the Oklahoma Early Learning Guidelines for Infants, Toddlers and Twos. You can either print this document or save onto your desktop for future…

ELG ITT Scavenger Hunt (L8)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Activity Now, you are going to get a chance to become even more familiar with the ELG for Infants, Toddlers and Twos. In this activity, you will be given sixteen…

Sensorimotor Learning Stations (L13)

Skilled and responsive caregivers incorporate their background knowledge of children’s sensory capabilities into planning developmentally appropriate activities, the environment, and their own expectations and interactions with young children. Think about…

Shifting to Better Choices (L19)

Developmentally Appropriate Practice is more about doing things better – not right or wrong. The following questions can be used to assess how appropriate an activity may be… Does the…

Final Thoughts (L31)

Are there any issues that might prevent you from supporting creative expression skills through music, art, dramatic play, movement, sensory and exploration? We know the best way to foster creativity…

Literacy in Action (L40)

Caregivers should continue to make time to sit with children and look at and “read” books. Mobile infants may point to pictures, listen to you read and/or turn the pages…

Listen Up! (L42)

For a child learning language, it is imperative that caregivers give them rich experiences to enhance their ability to comprehend language. Sounds, tone of voice and speech patterns help children…

Final Thoughts (L47)

The environment plays a big part in laying the foundation and supporting young children in developing communication and early literacy skills. Children need to be given access to books and…

Planning for Mathematics (L57)

List three appropriate Math activities (one activity for infants, the second activity for mobile infants and the third activity for toddlers) in each of the five Mathematical concepts. Be sure…

Test Your Knowledge (L62)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Physical development occurs at different times for all children depending on many factors such as the child’s unique characteristics, the family’s values and culture, and the available resources. However, many…

Gross and Fine Motor Development (L65)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

This activity will help you discover specific gross and fine motor development skills for infants, toddlers and twos using the ELG book. There are three boxes labeled with titles: Young…

Final Thoughts (L70)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Let’s review what we covered during this training session:

Health and Safety Quiz (L75)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

You are going to take a Health and Safety Quiz to test your knowledge on Health and Safety licensing requirements and best practices. Question topics are nutrition, environmental safety, general…

Animal Quiz (L81)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

This humorous activity will show that people often think too hard when it comes to Science; sometimes the answers are easier or more obvious than we realize. For this activity,…

Final Thoughts (L91)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Let’s review some of the things we learned in this training session: Scientific terms and concepts become a natural part of children’s vocabulary. Cognitive processes and language skills are developed…

Final Thoughts (L105)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Let’s review some of the things we learned in this training session: Social and emotional development refers to the developing capacity of the child from birth through five years of…

Promoting Sense of Self Scenarios (L114)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

As early care and education practitioners, you must work with diverse families and children. In this activity you will be given two scenarios. Reflect on the child and the family’s…

Thumbs up, Thumbs Down! (L117)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Read the following scenarios regarding sharing in a twos room. Focus on the different strategies the teacher used to handle the situations. Determine which strategies were appropriate by clicking on…

What’s in Your Lesson Plan

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

We have now covered all the concept areas, or learning domains, in the ELG for Infants, Toddlers and Twos. You should have a completed individualized lesson plan for two children…

ELG ITT Post-test

Complexity: Standard

This concludes the informational portion of the course.  Please complete the post-test. 

References (L123)

Session 1 Oklahoma Department Of Human Child Care Services. (2018). Oklahoma early learning guidelines for infants,toddlers, and two’s. DHS Pub. No. 10-23. Session 2 123child.com. “Developmentally appropriate practices with young…