Take this Turn-Key Online Learning course and earn .4 CEU from The University of Oklahoma, Center for Early Childhood Professional Development.
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Child obesity is at epidemic levels. One-third of the children in America are
carrying too much weight. Early childhood programs can lead the way in educating
young children and their parents on the importance of diet and exercise. This Turn-Key training program will give early childhood educators the knowledge base and
practical strategies they need to make a difference. Watch the following video to learn more.
This innovative, comprehensive video course offers a new way of presenting video-based training. This course includes:
- Insights from experts in pediatrics, nutrition, movement, child development, and adult education
- Real-life interactions gathered from classrooms across the country
- Learning objectives and reflection questions
- Extension activities and additional resources
- Closed captioning
The time is now for early childhood programs to aggressively address childhood obesity and promote wellness. This course will help you start the process of causing change that will benefit young children for the rest of their lives.
Nutrition and Healthy Choices
Lesson Eight - What Children Need to Eat (24:24)
• Nutrition and Child Care
• Nutrition for Infants
• Nutrition for Toddlers
• Nutrition for Preschoolers
• My Plate - What to eat
Lesson Nine - How Much to Eat (23:54)
• 5-2-1-Almost None
• Portion Sizes
• Recognizing Fullness
• Introducing New foods
• Cultural Considerations
Lesson Ten - Making It Work (24:24)
• Food from home
• Child & Adult Care Food Program
• Body Image and Teasing
• The Power of Teachers
• Building Family Partnerships