Parenting Guide Part I (for children ages 0-5)

It is anticipated that in the end of this course you will have the understanding of:
1 - What is parenthood?
2 - Why should we learn about parenthood?
3 - Why early education is important?
4 - What is whole development?

This course provides information to parents about child's whole (Physical, Cognitive, Language, emotional, and social) development from beginning of life to age 5. It comprises several modules.

Module 1: Introduction
What is child development?
How to promote your child's development
How to keep track of your child's development
What is parenthood and why should we learn it?
Why early education is important?
Quiz

Module 2: Physical Development of children in the first two years of life
What is Physical Development?
How to evaluate your child physical development and give the score?
How to improve your child's physical development?
Quiz

Module 3: Cognitive Development in the first two years of life
What is cognitive development
How to evaluate your child cognation and give the score?
How to improve your child's intellect?
Quiz

Module 4: Social/emotional Development in the first two years of life
What is Social/emotional development
How to evaluate your child Social/emotional development and give the score?
How to improve your child's Social/emotional development?
Quiz

Module 5: Language Development in the first two years of life
What is Language development
How to evaluate your child Language development and give the score?
How to improve your child's Language development?
Quiz

Shahnaz Qayumi MA

Shahnaz Qayumi has a Master Degree in Early Childhood Education and Psychology and has taught extensively at universities and colleges in Kabul, Afghanistan and throughout British Columbia. In addition to developing an ECE program for Family Empowerment of low-income families in North Delta, B.C., Shahnaz has also initiated a project in partnership with Kabul University to develop and deliver Early Childhood Education curriculum. The project engages experts from Partnership Afghanistan Canada, the University of BC and Kwantlen University College and aims to train more than 100,000 teachers and assistants in Afghanistan.

The primary target audience of this course comprises parents.
Other target audience includes day care center attendants, nurses, baby sisters, kinder-garden teachers, grand parents, etc...

Listening, comprehension via True/False questions

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