English courses

Building Brains


Description
“The formation and growth of the human brain are undoubtedly two of the most remarkable feats of human construction… Knowledge of brain development is critical to understanding child development” ~ Charles Nelson.
In this course some of the questions you will explore are: How does a baby’s brain develop before birth? How does the mother’s experience affect the development of a baby’s brain? What role do nutrition and stimulation play in the developing brain? How does love build brains? And more!
The course consists of 9 modules, and each module should take around 10-15 minutes to complete. The modules are optimized for smart phones so you can access them anywhere with internet. Also, the modules can be opened and completed as many times as you like.
Content
  • Introduction
  • Module 1: Healthy Roots
  • Module 2: It Begins Before Birth
  • Module 3: The Developing Brain Needs Nurturing Care
  • Module 4: Young Brains Are Sculpted
  • Module 5: Nature Through Nurture
  • Module 6: Experience Gets ‘Under The Skin’
  • Module 7: Nutrition and Stimulation are Both Needed for Healthy Brains
  • Module 8: Stress Affects Brain Development
  • Module 9: Conclusion - Love Builds Brains
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever