Course Description

EYPDC Program Development and Early Years Consultant

Jan Blaxall, MASc, RECE, AECEO.C

Jan has 30 years of teaching Early Childhood Education courses at Fanshawe College, London, Ontario and Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario. Jan has co-authored an ECE textbook, Children at the Centre: Principles of Early Childhood Education in Canada and is a regular contributor to the Canadian Child Care Federation's Journal, Interaction. She is on the editorial board of IDEAS - Emotional Well-being in Child Care. Jan served as a member of Ontario's Expert Panel on an Early Learning Framework, for Ontario's Ministry of Children and Youth Services. She works with the Psychology Foundation of Canada, promoting children's emotional wellness.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Overview of Experts that I Rely On

    • Theoretical Foundations of Social Emotional Development

  • 2

    Emotional Needs of School Age Children

    • Foundations for Emotional Well-being

  • 3

    Why Relationships Matter

    • Sense of Safety and other Benefits of Educator - Child Relationships

    • The Power of Relationships

  • 4

    The 3 R's of Meaningful Relationships

    • The 3 R's of Relationships

    • Taking the Temperature of your School-Aged Relationships

  • 5

    Building and Maintaining Relatiionships

    • Relationships as a Primary Role of Educators

  • 6

    Social-Emotional Opportunities with Schoolagers

    • Time and Attention

    • Welcome Ritual

    • Caring and Calming

  • 7

    Closing Video

    • Children Full of Life

  • 8

    Certification of Completion

    • Certificate of Completion