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Child Care 4

DESCRIPTION:
This course discusses children’s physical and intellectual development, and describes proven practices used by child care professionals to assist and document mental and physical growth. It also describes basic tasks and activities accomplished by child care professionals. This course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 describes how to use traditional school subjects such as math, science, music, and the arts, as well as physical activities to enhance childhood development. It also discusses how to use computers, the Internet, and other information technology in early childhood education.

Semester 2 discusses procedures and techniques for assessing and documenting development and for managing children’s behaviors. It also describes various learning styles, child temperaments, and methods for dealing with challenging behaviors.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
Career Elective Child Care 1
Career Elective Child Care 2
Career Elective Child Care 3

 

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