Early Childhood Education I Curriculum

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES EDUCATION

COURSE BLUEPRINT for 7111 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION I

(Recommended hours of instruction: 270 - 360)

 

Comp #

Obj #

Unit Titles/Competency and Objective Statements

(The Learner will be able to:)

Local

Use

Course

Weight

RBT

Designation

Integrated Skill Areas

Core

Supp

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Course Weight

 

100%

 

 

 

A

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

 

16%

 

 

 

CY01.00

Understand factors related to personal growth.

 

4%

B2

CD/CS/E/H/SS

 

CY01.01

Classify character traits and their influence on personal growth.

 

 

B2

CD/CS/E/SS

Supp

CY01.02

Understand the habits of successful people and strategies for personal growth.

 

4%

B2

CD/E/H

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CY02.00

Understand factors related to the professional growth of early childhood professionals.

 

4%

B2

A/CD/E

 

CY02.01

Understand skills needed by early childhood professionals.

 

 

B2

CD/E

Supp

CY02.02

Interpret responsibilities of early childhood professionals.

 

4%

B2

A/CD/E

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CY03.00

Understand observation and teaching methods used in early childhood education.

 

8%

B2

E/M

 

CY03.01

Understand how to select and use observation methods.

 

4%

B2

E/M

Core

CY03.02

Understand how to select and use teaching methods.

 

4%

B2

E

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

CHILD DEVELOPMENT BIRTH TO AGE TWELVE

 

48%

 

 

 

CY04.00

Understand principles and domains of child development, developmental characteristics of children, and theories of child development.

 

 

21%

 

B2

 

A/E/SC

 

CY04.01

Exemplify principles and domains of child development.

 

7%

B2

E/SC

Core

CY04.02

Understand developmental characteristics of children.

 

7%

B2

E/SC

Core

CY04.03

Interpret theories of child development.

 

7%

B2

A/E/SC

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CY05.00

Apply developmentally appropriate activities for children from birth to age five.

 

13%

C3

E/SC

 

CY05.01

Classify developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers within domains of child development.

 

7%

B2

E/SC

Core

CY05.02

Apply developmentally appropriate reading activities for children three to five.

 

6%

C3

E

Core


 

Comp #

Obj #

Unit Titles/Competency and Objective Statements

(The Learner will be able to:)

Local

Use

Course

Weight

RBT

Designation

Integrated Skill Areas

Core

Supp

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CY06.00

Evaluate developmentally appropriate activities and programs for preschool and school-age children.

 

14%

B5

A/E/M/SC/SS

 

CY06.01

Exemplify developmentally appropriate activities in specific areas of learning for children three to eight.

 

9%

B2

A/E/M/SC/SS

Core

CY06.02

Evaluate developmentally appropriate programs for school-age children.

 

5%

B5

E/SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

WORKING WITH CHILDREN

 

21%

 

 

 

CY07.00

Understand techniques for communicating expectations, setting limits, and guiding behavior.

 

12%

B2

E/H/SS

 

CY07.01

Understand techniques for communicating expectations and setting limits.

 

5%

B2

E/SS

Core

CY07.02

Understand techniques for guiding behavior.

 

7%

B2

E/H/SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CY08.00

Apply policies and procedures to maintain a healthy, safe environment for children.

 

9%

C3

CD/CS/E/H

 

CY08.01

Understand health and safety policies for early childhood settings.

 

5%

B2

CD/CS/E/H

Core

CY08.02

Apply emergency procedures in early childhood settings.

 

4%

C3

CD/E/H

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

THE FIELD OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

 

15%

 

 

 

CY09.00

Understand the history of early childhood education.

 

8%

B2

E/CS/SS

 

CY09.01

Recognize the contributions of leaders in the history of early childhood education.

 

4%

A1

E/SS

Core

CY09.02

Explain the influence of historical events on early childhood-related programs and initiatives and their impact on early childhood education.

 

4%

B2

E/CS/SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CY010.00

Understand career trends, opportunities, and options in early childhood education.

 

7%

B2

E/CD/CS

 

CY10.01

Understand career trends and opportunities in early childhood education.

 

4%

B2

E/CD/CS

Core

CY10.02

Understand benefits and limitations of work and education options.

 

3%

B2

E/CD

Core