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    The Learning Seed online video service focuses on child development areas such as physical, social-emotional, language, cognitive and behavioral issues. 


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    Learning Seed Child Development Streaming Video Collection

    After registering you will receive a link to a secure website. The website contains the access link to the Learning Seed collection. Click on the link to select videos to view.

    Guiding behavior in young children: expert approaches for caregivers and parents
    Viewers learn why misbehavior occurs, common reactions by caregivers, ways to stop it, and how to create and enforce a plan to bring about desired behavior.

    Infants: cognitive development
    Viewers will examine how newborns fit into the sensorimotor stage, tracing cognitive development from simple reflexes to beginnings of thought. Infant intelligence, information processing and memory are explored. Infants are shown progressing from crying, to giggling, to babbling, to their first words. Caregivers are shown using infant-directed speech to foster cognitive development.

    Infants: physical development
    Viewers will learn how a baby’s brain develops and what activities help stimulate healthy brain growth. They will witness the development of reflexes, gross and fine motor skills in typically developing children as well as those with challenging conditions.

    Infants: social and emotional development
    This program examines the different stages of emotional development and explains how children form attachments. Babies are observed as they begin to distinguish the expressions of others and mimic them. It shows how personality and temperament affect an infant’s social and emotional growth and how caregivers handle various situations.

    Preschooler observation: cognitive development
    This detailed observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary mental advancements that children make at this age. Viewers also witness the natural activities children are drawn to which help their cognitive development and learn strategies to encourage these activities.

    Preschooler observation language and literacy development
    This detailed observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary advancements in language and literacy that children make at this age. Viewers also see the natural activities children are drawn to which foster development and strategies to encourage these activities.

    Preschooler observation physical and motor development
    This detailed observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary physical advancements that children make at this age. Viewers also see the natural activities children are drawn to which help their physical development and strategies to encourage these activities. This program includes 16 live-action clips.

    Preschooler observation: social and emotional development
    Viewers will learn the skill set that makes up social and emotional development; the value of encouraging creativity and risk taking; activities that foster initiative and positive self-esteem; how culture and gender affect development; levels of social participation; examples of pro-social and antisocial behaviors and ways caregivers can help children develop these skills.

Last updated May 5, 2014