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EDPR 140 - Promoting Health and Safety for Young Children


Prerequisites: EDPR 100   or approval of the instructor
This course focuses on nutrition, health and safety as a key factor for optimal growth and development of young children, prenatal to age 8. Includes USDA food program participation, health practices, management and safety, appropriate activities and communication with families. Children’s physical health and well-being are critical parts of school readiness. Children’s health impacts brain development, moods, ability to concentrate, and willingness to take risks. Fundamental areas of health in early childhood are physical, oral, and mental. This course explores topics related to health and well-being and focuses on teaching practices, classroom activities, partnerships with families, and program policies to ensure that all children are healthy and ready to learn.

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