Ch 15: CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Health & Physical Education

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to prepare for questions on the CEOE Early Childhood Education exam about the physical, motor, perception and sensorimotor development of early childhood, as well as factors that affect the health and wellness of children.

CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Health & Physical Education - Chapter Summary

These lesson videos have been put together to help you prepare for questions on the Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) Early Childhood Education exam related to the physical and sensorimotor development of children and factors that affect children's health. In these lessons our professional instructors will help you review:

  • The physical development of children
  • Fine and gross motor skills development
  • How to instruct locomotor skills
  • Stages of sensorimotor development and object permanence
  • Dimensions of health and wellness
  • Effects of lifestyle choices and nutritional choices on individual health
  • Benefits of regular physical activity
  • Early childhood nutrition, health and safety

After watching these lesson videos, read the lessons transcripts for written overviews of the material that will improve your retention of the information presented and aid in your studies of the key vocabulary of the chapter. Then take the lesson quizzes to discover any topics you don't understand, and use the video tags from your quiz results to return to and review the parts of the lessons that explained the topics you missed.

CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Health & Physical Education Objectives

If you want to teach early childhood education in the state of Oklahoma, you will need to take the CEOE Early Childhood Education exam to demonstrate your knowledge of childhood development and early childhood education. This computer-based exam consists of 80 multiple-choice questions and one constructed-response question. Thirty-eight percent of this exam will include multiple choice questions about learning across the curriculum and will include some questions regarding the health and development of children.

13 Lessons in Chapter 15: CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Health & Physical Education
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What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples

1. What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples

Everyone grows and changes throughout their lives. In this lesson, we'll look at some important times in physical development, including childhood and old age, and how physical development contributes to other types of development.

Physical Development in Early Childhood

2. Physical Development in Early Childhood

Between the ages of two and seven, children grow and develop dramatically. Watch this lesson to look at some of the physical developments in early childhood, including balance, fine motor coordination and brain development.

What Are Fine Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples

3. What Are Fine Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples

Think of toddlers at a daycare, or the young actors in the movie 'The Kindergarten Cop.' What comes to mind? Is it small children doing arts and crafts or possibly running around with scissors? These are examples of fine motor skills, which children should develop around this age.

What Are Gross Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples

4. What Are Gross Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples

Gross motor skills allow children to control those body movements that require the use of large muscles in the legs, arms, and torso. Learn more about gross motor skills from examples and test your knowledge with a quiz.

What Are Locomotor Skills? - Definition, Instruction & Examples

5. What Are Locomotor Skills? - Definition, Instruction & Examples

We are about to get a move on, literally! This lesson describes the difference between locomotor and non-locomotor skills and explains the vital role each plays in the development of a child's physical abilities.

Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses

6. Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses

What is habituation and how does it affect perceptual development in an infant? Learn the answer to this question and more as this lesson explores sensory development in infants.

Infant Cognitive Development: Sensorimotor Stage & Object Permanence

7. Infant Cognitive Development: Sensorimotor Stage & Object Permanence

Jean Piaget's theory of development includes the sensorimotor stage, which happens in the first two years of life. In this lesson, we'll look at some of the important cognitive developments that occur during that stage.

Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

8. Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

It's important to be happy and healthy! This lesson will contrast between health and wellness as well as what the different dimension of wellness are and how they interact.

Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

9. Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

What are lifestyle choices? What are acute and chronic problems? Which U.S. agencies are important for disease prevention? You'll find out about this and more in this lesson!

The Benefits of Regular Physical Activity: Mental Health, Stress & Life Span

10. The Benefits of Regular Physical Activity: Mental Health, Stress & Life Span

The mind and body can greatly benefit from even 30 minutes of exercise a day. Find out exactly what impact regular exercise can have on your mind, body, and lifespan in this video lesson.

Components of Exercise Programs: Aerobics, Strength Training & Stretching

11. Components of Exercise Programs: Aerobics, Strength Training & Stretching

Ever wonder what stretching, strength training, and aerobic exercises are? You'll learn about them in this lesson. You'll also find out what some basic recommendations are for each type of exercise.

Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

12. Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

This lesson will help you see how easy it is to track what you eat and change your diet for the better. It will also provide you with additional information on where a wealth of information on healthy nutrition can be found.

Nutrition, Health, and Safety in Early Childhood

13. Nutrition, Health, and Safety in Early Childhood

As children grow and develop, so do threats to their health. From nutrition and childhood obesity to accidents, this lesson will explore the issues that face children in early childhood and what parents can do to deal with them.

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