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Exploring the Continuum of Developmental Tasks of School-Age Children from 5 to 12

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Course Length

2 hours (0.2 CEUs)

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

Understanding the continuum of ongoing development between the ages of 5 and 12 provides the foundation for planning and implementing successful school-age programs.

CEU Credits

.2 CEUs

CDA Competency Area

Content Area VIII: Principles of Child Development and Learning

MN KCF Content Area

I: Child Development and Learning


1 (Beginner)

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When staff know and understand the developmental tasks of school-age children, they can work with children and colleagues to design effective environments, plan engaging activities, set appropriate expectations and limits, and guide children’s behavior effectively.