Cognitive Development in Infants and Toddlers

by Audrey Rowland MS, MBA

Infants and toddlers learn and grow by experiencing the world around them. How they learn is imperative to how early childhood educators support them through the classroom, their communication, and their routines. In Cognitive Development in Infants and Toddlers, the successful participant will learn how infants and toddlers develop cognitively and how to support them in this brief and blossoming stage in their life.

What's included?

  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Certificate of Completion

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the role responsive caregiving plays in cognitive development
  2. Support the development of problem solving skills
  3. Identify the role imitation and make believe play have in contributing to cognitive development

Course Requirement

This course provides 1.0  hours of professional development for early childhood educators.

Participants are required to view the complete virtual training and complete the quiz. Participants must receive a score of 80% or higher to receive credit for this course.  

Course certificates are emailed upon successful completion of the full training and quiz.

Meet the instructor

Audrey Rowland

Audrey Rowland has over 15 years of experience as an early childhood professional. Drawing from her expertise as a teacher and administrator, Audrey creates resources and provides professional development for early educators, administrators, parents, and policy-makers.

Audrey is grounded in theory and practice that emphasizes developmentally appropriate practice and high-quality early education. She provides a number of content areas with a focus on classroom implementation. She is an engaging speaker and trainer, translating information into application and inspiring teachers and professionals.

Audrey earned a MS from the University of North Texas in Child Development and Family Studies and a MBA from Texas Woman’s University. Audrey is a Master Trainer with the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (#1743)
Patrick Jones - Course author