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The Importance of Stimulating and Focused Interaction

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

Quality interactions set the stage for how children experience learning and supportive relationships with teachers and their peers. How early care and education (ECE) professionals interact with children, and provide instruction within their programs, matters to children’s growth and development. Research shows the importance of stimulating, focused interactions starting in infancy. Learn effective strategies to promote meaningful interactions and positive outcomes for children.

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)

State Approval
  • MN

This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum and covers CDA Subject Area 8, Understanding Principles of Child Development and Learning. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum