Early Childhood Education II Curriculum

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES EDUCATION

COURSE BLUEPRINT for 7112 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION II

(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

PLANNING AND MANAGING PROGRAMS

 

14%

 

 

 

CU01.00

Understand goals and strategies for planning and managing early childhood programs.

 

8%

B2

CD/E/H/SS

Core

CU01.01

Compare program goals and types of early childhood programs.

 

4%

B2

CD/E

Core

CU01.02

Exemplify strategies for forming positive relationships with parents.

 

4%

B2

CD/E/H/SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CU02.00

Understand licensing requirements and staffing strategies for early childhood programs.

 

6%

B2

CD/E/SS

Core

CU02.01

Interpret licensing requirements for early childhood programs.

 

3%

B2

CD/E/SS

Core

CU02.02

Understand strategies for staffing early childhood programs.

 

3%

B2

CD/E/SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS

 

36%

 

 

 

CU03.00

Analyze early childhood curricula based on developmentally appropriate practice.

 

16%

B4

A/E/M/SC/SS

Core

CU03.01

Understand developmentally appropriate practice and factors to consider for developmentally appropriate curricula.

 

5%

B2

E/M/SC/SS

Core

CU03.02

Exemplify curriculum activities that are developmentally appropriate and accommodate multiple intelligences.

 

5%

B2

A/E

Core

CU03.03

Organize a thematic curriculum that is developmentally appropriate.

 

6%

B4

A/E

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CU04.00

Create elements of early childhood environments based on developmentally appropriate practice.

 

20%

B6

CD/H

Core

CU04.01

Exemplify elements of developmentally appropriate environments in indoor and outdoor early childhood settings and criteria for their selection.

 

6%

B2

CD/H

Core

CU04.02

Produce an item for early childhood environments based on standards for developmental appropriateness.

 

8%

B6

CD/S

Core

CU04.03

Organize developmentally appropriate learning centers for early childhood environments.

 

6%

B4

CD/H

Core


 

C

WORKING WITH SPECIAL GROUPS OF CHILDREN AND CHILD CARE ISSUES

 

34%

 

 

 

CU05.00

Apply procedures and strategies for working with special groups of children.

 

13%

C3

H/SS

Core

CU05.01

Apply procedures for infant care.

 

6%

C3

H/SS

Core

CU05.02

Understand strategies for working with children with special needs.

 

7%

B2

H/SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CU06.00

Understand strategies for handling guidance issues.

 

11%

B2

E/H/SS

Core

CU06.01

Explain causes of behavior problems in children and strategies to prevent them.

 

4%

B2

E/H/SS

Core

CU06.02

Infer response strategies for behavior problems.

 

7%

B2

E/H/SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CU07.00

Understand issues affecting the development of children.

 

10%

B2

H/SS

Core

CU07.01

Understand nutritional issues that affect development of children.

 

5%

B2

H/SS

Core

CU07.02

Infer appropriate responses to signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect.

 

5%

B2

H/SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND PROFESSIONALISM

 

16%

 

 

 

CU08.00

Understand educational and personal preparation and strategies for obtaining and maintaining employment in early childhood careers.

 

7%

B2

H/SS

Core

CU08.01

Exemplify strategies for continuing education, balancing roles, and managing stress.

 

3%

B2

H/SS

Core

CU08.02

Exemplify strategies for obtaining employment in early childhood careers.

 

4%

B2

SS

Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CU9.00

Evaluate written and oral presentation skills used in early childhood professional settings.

 

9%

B5

CD/E

Core

CU9.01

Classify components of an early childhood professional portfolio.

 

5%

B2

CD/E

Core

CU9.02

Evaluate oral presentation skills used in early childhood professional settings.

 

4%

B5

CD/E

Core