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Early Childcare Education I First Block

over 3 years ago

Class Description:
This year long course begins with an introduction to personal and professional preparation for continued education, training, and careers in early childhood. Major topics of study in this course are stages of child development, ranging from birth through age twelve, and children’s safety. Students are introduced to MSDH (Guidelines and Regulations Governing Child Care Facilities.) Other topics covered are related to the importance of observing and assessing children. Methods of child guidance techniques are also introduced in this course. Preparation in FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) is ongoing. Students will participate in field experience, internships, and job shadowing. Students will develop skills toward meeting requirements for the CDA (Child Development Associate) credential.

Units of Study


  • Unit 1: Orientation, Personal and Professional Preparation
  • Unit 2: Child Development: Infants-Middle Childhood Years
  • Unit 3: History and Trends Of Early Childhood Education
  • Unit 4: Health and Safety
  • Unit 5: Observation, Assessment, and Guidance

 





By starr swan

Family Dynamics and Nutrition and Wellness

over 3 years ago

Family Dynamics Syllabus

Starr Swan

 

 

Unit 1: Dimensions of Adolescent Development

 

_____1.     Understand growth and change during the teen years.

_____2.     Explain the importance of developing a positive self-esteem.

_____3.     Examine one’s own potential for career development.

 

Unit 2: Family Decisions and Responsibilities

 

_____1.     Determine choices involved in establishing a lifestyle.

_____2.     Develop an understanding of the role of dating.

_____3.     Develop an understanding of love and commitment.

_____4.     Evaluate steps to building a marriage.

_____5.     Recognize the demands of responsible parenting.

 

Unit 3: Management of Family Systems

 

_____1.     Evaluate the dynamics involved in preserving the family as a unit.

_____2.     Develop coping techniques for individuals dealing with crisis in the family.

_____3.     Explore the aspects of domestic violence.

_____4.     Utilize resources and technology in managing multiple roles of family members.

_____5.     Analyze factors of balancing work and family.

_____6.     Discuss career options working with human service occupations.


Syllabus for Nutrition and Wellness:


Unit 1: Orientation and Lab Safety

1.

Describe local high school or career/technical center policies and procedures including dress code, attendance, academic requirements, discipline, lab rules and regulations, and transportation regulations.

2.

Explore leadership skills and personal development opportunities provided for students by student organizations, including FCCLA.

3.

Analyze how vital safety is in the foods lab.

4.

Implement safe work habits to prevent injuries. (ongoing)

5.

Explain emergency techniques and procedures.

Unit 2: Meal Planning and Preparation

1.

Identify food preparation tools and equipment and their use.

2.

Demonstrate the proper procedures for measuring ingredients.

3.

Evaluate procedures that preserve nutritional quality, sanitation, and safety during food preparation.

4.

Prepare and critique food products.

5.

Demonstrate proper social etiquette.

Unit 3: Exercise and Diet

1.

Understand the role of energy in well-being and performance.

2.

Describe the effects of body weight on overall wellness.

3.

Evaluate methods of weight control.

4.

Understand malnutrition and its effect on wellness.

5.

Describe the concept of personal fitness.

6.

List health risk factors and their effect on personal fitness.

7.

Understand the role of exercise in maintaining a lifelong program of physical fitness.


 

 


By starr swan

Early Childhood Education II 2nd Block

over 3 years ago

Course Description

 

This course focuses on curriculum planning and the development of age appropriate activities and lesson plans that encompass all areas of child development, and administration and management techniques needed in order to operate a successful, quality child care facility. Other major topics covered in this course are related to state licensing requirements for child care facilities, management principles as a center director (including responsibilities regarding management of personnel, the facility’s physical indoor and outdoor space, inventory, record-keeping, accreditation, parental involvement, marketing, budgeting, and maintaining a healthy, effective learning environment). Students will continue to develop educational, career, and professional plans in the area of early childhood. Participation in FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) is ongoing. Students will participate in field experience, internships, and job shadowing. Students will continue to develop skills toward meeting requirements for the CDA (Child Development Associate) credential.

 

Units of Study

 

      Unit 6: Career Development and Professionalism

      Unit 7: The Learning Environment

      Unit 8: Characteristics of Quality Child Care Programs

      Unit 9: Management and Administration

By starr swan