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2021-2022 Catalog 
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EDUC& 136 - School-Age Care

Credits: 3
Develop skills to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities/care for children ages 5-12 in a variety of settings. Topics include: implementation of curriculum, preparation of environments, building relationships, guiding cognitive and social emotional development, and community outreach. Previously ECED& 136.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Describe the physical, cognitive, social and emotional stages of children ages 5-12.
  2. Develop a plan to create reciprocal and culturally sensitive relationships with children and families.
  3. Analyze the effectiveness of an environment and recommend changes that are culturally attentive, developmentally appropriate, and conducive to positive social interactions.
  4. Identify guidance strategies that promote cognitive and social growth in the context of school age care environment.
  5. Describe state and local school age care regulations and procedures related to group size, health, nutrition and safety.
  6. Create curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive.
  7. Identify community resources supporting school age care/youth development program personnel.

Program Outcomes
  1. Use developmental milestones and observations of children’s behavior as a foundation for planning appropriate activities.
  2. Advocate for strategies that promote the cultural diversity of children, families and their communities.
  3. Demonstrate effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication
  4. Discuss current issues and trends in early childhood education.
  5. Identify typical and atypical growth and development (cognitive, linguistic, motor, and social).
  6. Positively support children’s whole development.
  7. Display a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job
  8. Develop rapport and contribute to the work environment as a member of the instructional team.
  9. Practice ethical and professional standards of conduct
  10. Comply with laws (such as IDEA, Section 504, ADA), workplace policies, and procedures in relation to confidentiality, reporting of abuse, discipline, chain of command and delegation and supervision.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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