Early Childhood Environments: Designing Effective Classrooms

PD Hours: 1

SKU: PDH-ENV Category:

This module offers information on how to set up effective inclusive early childhood classroom environments for young children. It also provides details about the interrelated physical, social, and temporal components of those environment, as well as adaptations to help teachers meet the needs of children with disabilities (est. completion time: 1 hour).

Module Objectives

By completing this module, learners will:

  • Be able to define and describe the difference between the physical, social, and temporal environments of an early learning program
  • Be able to explain why a well-designed physical, social, and temporal environment benefits all young children
  • Understand unique considerations in arranging an infant/toddler environment
  • Understand the importance of adapting environments to meet the unique needs of young children with disabilities
  • Be able to describe how families and teachers can work together to create environments that nurture and support the development of all children