INTEREST-BASED CHILD LEARNING E-LEARNING LESSONS
Interest-based child learning is a foundation of children’s learning and development.
In this learning series, we’ll explore both situational and personal interests. We’ll explore the ways parents and other caregivers can use children’s interests as the basis for involving them in interactions with people and objects.
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Interests Lead to Learning (video)
Interest-Based Child Participation in Everyday Learning Activities
What Makes Your Child “Tick”? Using Children’s Interests to Build Communication Skills
Child Interests and Preference Indicators Tool
Checklist and Guidelines for Identifying Young Children’s Interests
Promoting Young Children’s Participation in Interest-Based Everyday Learning Activities
Windows of Opportunity Interest pages
Reminder Lists, Weekly Calendar, and Activity Schedule Tools
Methods for Increasing Child Participation in Interest-Based Language Learning Activities
Interest-Based Child Learning: In this e-learning lesson we’ll introduce you to the characteristics and consequences of using child interests as the basis for promoting child learning and development.
2. Practice Illustrations
Strategies for Promoting Young Children’s Interest-Based Learning: In this e-learning lesson we’ll take a deeper exploration of the characteristics of interest-based learning and strategies for identifying both child interests and interest-based activities.
Download: Interest-Based Child Learning Checklist
3. Implementation Activities
Mastering the Use of Interest-Based Child Learning Practices: In this e-learning lesson, we’ll present exercises to provide you with experiences identifying and using children’s interests to promote their learning.