This interactive course introduces Moving with the Brain in Mind, a component of I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IMIL). IMIL is a Head Start initiative that will help educators add activities to their daily routine that increase quality physical movement and teach children about healthy food choices. This course is for Head Start staff and others who want to learn how to increase quality movement activities for young children in early childhood programs.
Log into the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio to complete this two-part course. Continuing education units (CEUs) are available. Receive 0.1 CEUs or one contact hour for each part of the course.
Part 1: How Movement Supports Brain Development
Learn how movement can help build neural networks in young children’s brains.
Part 2: Movement Activities That Build Skills for Learning
Learn about specific types of activities to encourage movement that supports learning.
Resource Type: Article
National Centers: Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships
Last Updated: March 29, 2022