: This course, offered by our accredited school partners, provides an introduction to the historical, theoretical, and developmental foundations for educating young children, with an emphasis on creating inclusive environments and curricula that are responsive to the needs of diverse children and their families. Topics include historical influences, program types, guidance strategies, professionalism, current trends and issues, and advocacy.
Lesson 1 - Analyze the roles, responsibilities, and requirements for those who work in early childhood settings
Lesson 2 - Analyze the evolution of the field of ECE through its historical figures and developmental and learning theorists
Lesson 3 - Analyze current issues that have implications for children, families, society, and early childhood professionals
Lesson 4 - Describe the age-related developmental accomplishments of young children from birth through age eight in each of the developmental domains, and their corresponding appropriate teaching strategies
Lesson 5 - Critique developmentally appropriate learning environments for children ages zero through eight years
Lesson 6 - Analyze programs that support individual differences, are culturally responsive, and include all children
Lesson 7 - Analyze the early childhood education standards as they relate to the preparation of developmentally appropriate curriculum
Lesson 8 - Analyze practices that ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all children
Lesson 9 - Compare a variety of guidance strategies to help children develop emotional self-regulation and avoid challenging behaviors
Lesson 10 - Describe strategies that foster teacher and family partnerships for effectiveness in early childhood programs
Lesson 11 - Describe the role of assessment and documentation as tools to inform curriculum development and improve teaching, child learning outcomes, and early childhood program quality
Lesson 12 - Evaluate the attributes of professionalism in the field of early childhood education, including professional practice, advocacy, and social justice
Lesson 13 - Analyze wellness issues as they apply to young children
Lesson 14 - Analyze health, safety, and nutrition standards, guidelines, and national initiatives and their role in early childhood settings
Lesson 15 - Design early childhood environments that meet the nutritional needs of children
Lesson 16 - Design physically safe environments for children in early childhood settings
Lesson 17 - Plan for effective emergency response in early childhood settings
Lesson 18 - Create healthy environments for children in early childhood settings
Lesson 19 - Evaluate children's emotional health and safety
Lesson 20 - Explain child abuse and neglect issues in early childhood
Lesson 21 - Develop effective learning experiences for young children in the areas of health, safety, and nutrition
Lesson 22 - Develop plans to partner with families to promote children's wellness
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: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification
: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB’s Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam. The Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam prepares individuals for a career as a Child Care Worker. The certification displays mastery of the latest information and skill practice necessary to be a successful Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) in a variety of settings.
Child Care Workers are responsible to care for children, in various settings when parents or other family members are unavailable. Certified Child Care Workers (CCCW) are responsible for making sure that children’s basic needs are being met, supervise and monitor the safety of children, assist with homework, and even be able to recognize signs of emotional distress or developmental issues. Certified Child Care Workers (CCCW) are employed in childcare centers, preschools, public schools, and private homes.
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
This program includes all required materials.