Back to Basics: Teaching Colors, Shapes, Letters and Numbers

Back to Basics: Teaching Colors, Shapes, Letters and Numbers

The basics of early childhood include teaching the little ones about colors, shapes, letters and numbers. This course will introduce theories about what order to teach letters in, as well as whether to teach capital or lower case first, last or together and theory details. Its covers methods to use and activities to perform with the children to promote teaching in these areas. There are videos and interactions throughout the course. This course is for teachers of infants through preschoolers! Course length  – 3.0 hours.
The course answers the following questions:
  • At what age should I start teaching colors, shapes, letters and numbers?
  • How can I teach these concepts to the very young?
  • How can I keep it interesting for preschoolers?
  • In what order should I teach the letters of the alphabet?
  • Should I teach lower case or upper case first?
  • What types of activities I can use do to help teach these concepts?
  • What is the difference between rote counting and one-to-one correspondence?

 

Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic teaching of colors.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic teaching of shapes.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic teaching of letters.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic teaching of numbers.

 

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