Course Description

There will be sessions on such topics as how children grow and change during the Kindergarten years, recent research into brain development and learning, the acquisition of literacy and numeracy, how classroom management and set-up affects emotional and social well-being, the skills of observing and reporting play behaviours, the importance of the family in educational preparedness, and innovative practice.



This course is Part 1 of a 3 Part course series - Learn More

Please note: This course will not be counted towards any future Ontario College of Teachers accreditation.

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Section Title
Foundations of Programming for Young Children
Jul 04, 2024 to Jul 25, 2024
Total Hours
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Course Fee(s)
PK12 Course Fee non-credit $495.00
Section Notes

Deadline to register: June 25, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST. If the "Add to Cart" button is still available, late registration is possible for this course. 

This session will run for 3 weeks intensively. Your learning will take the form of in-depth online discussions as well as group and individual assignments.

Learners will be expected to engage in approximately 42 hours of learning per week for a total of 125 hours:

  • 100 hours online learning (asynchronous, but facilitator-led and paced into modules)
  • 25 hours assignments and independent study


  • Once registered, please visit the Learner Portal to submit your course application and any related documents by the registration deadline (we recommend doing so from a computer for the best user experience)
  • Requests for withdrawal received by the registration deadline will receive a refund. Requests made after this date will require further review. You can find our withdrawal, refund and transfer policy under Resources > OISE CPL Registration Policies
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