Dec 01, 2023
ECED& 120 - ECE Practicum 1-Nurturing Relationships Credits: 2
In an early learning setting, engage in establishing nurturing, supportive relationships with all children and professional peers. Focus on children’s health & safety, promoting growth & development, and creating a culturally responsive environment.
Course Fee: $10.00
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Describe the characteristics of nurturing relationships built between teachers and children.
- Practice ideals of professionalism in work with children, families and peers.
- Recognize cultural responsiveness when observing professionals and programs.
- Identify practices that promote health, safety, growth and development of children.
- Use developmental milestones and observations of children’s behavior as a foundation for planning appropriate activities.
- Advocate for strategies that promote the cultural diversity of children, families and their communities.
- Demonstrate effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication
- Discuss current issues and trends in early childhood education.
- Identify typical and atypical growth and development (cognitive, linguistic, motor, and social).
- Positively support children’s whole development.
- Display a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job
- Develop rapport and contribute to the work environment as a member of the instructional team.
- Practice ethical and professional standards of conduct
- 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.
- 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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