Course 07: Observation Skills – What’s Going on Here? (OSTW)

Certificate Course
CEUs: 0.2
Clock Hours: 2Hr
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Observation forms the basis for much of what people plan and do every day. As staff work with children in school-age programs, observation takes a more formal role. High quality school-age care is based on the principle of developmentally appropriate practices. Developmentally appropriate practices combine general knowledge of child development with specific knowledge of each individual child. Conducting objective observations help staff learn about each child’s development and provides staff with valuable information to use in planning and implementing appropriate program experiences and in developing effective guidance strategies.