Participants will explore the key areas that underpin best practices in early care and education, including: brain development, social and emotional development, the learning environment, language and literacy development, and math and science concepts. Through interactive, online experiences participants will learn foundational principles and methods to build resilient children and support the development of critical thinking skills. Course content is based on Kaplan Early Learning Company's Learn Every Day™ The Preschool Curriculum Foundations for Learning. This is a 3-hour course worth .3 CEUs. This course can be utilized to meet the training requirements to earn or renew your Child Development Associate® (CDA®) credential. Course content is aligned with the CDA® Subject Area 8: Understanding principles of child development and learning.