Certified Child Care Worker

Certified Child Care Worker

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$3,295.00
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, the student will be proficient in: • Recognize the historical influences on early childhood education, as well as assessment methods and evaluations for quality standards • Identify the basics of the early education domains, how to support learning and play and the concepts of different types of curriculum • List the basics of learning theories and teaching strategies • Recall how to provide effective learning environments for children while connecting with families and communities • Recognize issues in early childhood education and how to advocate for young children, as well as discovering various career options in the field • Identify the benefits of child care and the elements involved in starting a daycare business • Recall policies, procedures and the day to day basics of operating a daycare • Recognize the right kind of structure and curriculum to provide in a daycare • List techniques for achieving a strong client base and proper ways to run a day care business DESCRIPTION: Are you someone who enjoys working with children? Then, this comprehensive Certified Child Care Worker program is perfect for you. You can learn how to work with children in a childcare center with the help of this course. The course specifically focuses on helping you develop your skills as an educator for children who are 5 years old or younger. For this reason, the course focuses on the following core aspects: • The responsibilities and requirements that one needs to have to work with children. • Understand issues and problems that children can face in early childhood development. • Develop a healthy learning environment that also supports differences in individual. • Taking responsibility off and ensuring that the children get an environment that considers their well-being, health and safety. • Developing and understanding effective responses for different emergencies. • Understanding how to partner and collaborate with different organizations and families for the children’s wellness and health and more. Child care workers play a crucial role as educators and are responsible for nurturing and teaching children in a healthy manner. This program aims to give you a look at critical developmental practices and theories as well as understanding how you will be contributing to the education of the children. CERTIFICATION: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB’s Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam. The Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam prepares individuals for a career as a Child Care Worker. The certification displays mastery of the latest information and skill practice necessary to be a successful Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) in a variety of settings. Certified Child Care Workers (CCCW) are employed in childcare centers, preschools, public schools, and private homes. Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
INFORMATION
Become A Certified Child Care Worker
HOURS
605
DURATION (time given)
12 months
AVERAGE COMPLETION TIME
6 Months
SYLLABUS
Child Care Worker Module 1: Historical Influence on Early Care and Education • Learning from the Past • Public Schooling in America • The Kindergarten Movement • Nursery School Movements • Early Twentieth Century Schooling • Brown vs. Board of Education • Mid-Twentieth Century Schooling • Establishment of Head Start • Universal Pre-K Module 2: Quality Standards for Early Childhood Programs • Dual Approach to Setting Standards • National and State Standards • Standards and Accountability • Developmentally Appropriate Practice • Early Learning Standards • State Funded Programs • Methods of Assessment • Evaluation for Educators • Measure Outcomes with Observation Module 3: Understanding the Development of Young Children • The Study of Child Development • Developmental Domains • The Physical Domain • Gross Motor Development • The Cognitive Domain • Three Types of Knowledge • The Affective Domain • Emotional Development • Social Development • Moral Development Module 4: Contemporary Curriculum Approaches • Curriculum Development • Curriculum Models for Developmentally Appropriate Practices • Learning Environments and Pedagogy • Montessori Method • Reggio Emilia Approach • Direct Instruction • High/Scope Approach • Creative Curriculum • Project Approach Module 5: Supporting Play and Learning during Early Childhood • The Importance of Play • Characteristics of Play • Classical Theories of Play • Contemporary Theories of Play • Symbolic Play • Constructive Play • Games with Rules • Teacher’s Role in Supporting Play Module 6: Exploring Learning Theories and Teaching Strategies • Intentional Teaching • Constructivist Theory • Socio-Cultural Theory • Behaviorist Theory • Multiple Intelligences Theory • Learning Styles Theory • Information Processing Theory • Teacher Centered Teaching Strategies • Learner Centered Teaching Strategies Module 7: Effective Learning Environments for Young Children • Thinking Expansively About Environments • Quality Learning Environments • Physical Learning Environment • Temporal Learning Environment • Interpersonal Learning Environment • National and State Regulations and Standards • State Quality Rating • Accreditation Standards • Environmental Rating Scales Module 8: Connecting with Families and Communities • The Adults in Children’s Lives • Bioecological Theory of Human Development • Parents as Partners • Home-School Partnerships • Tips, Strategies and Plans for Caregivers and Teachers • Teachers, Caregivers and the Community • Community Within School or Center • Collaboration and Communication Module 9: Issues and Advocacy in Early Childhood Education • Social Issues in the ECE Realm • Advocating for Young Children • Technology and Young Children • Pros and Cons of Technology Use in Classroom • The Obesity Epidemic • Nutrition and Exercise • Poverty and Young Children • Cultural Diversity Module 10: Discovering Careers in Early Childhood Education • Why Teach Young Children? • Early Care and Education as a Profession • Professionalism • Career Options • Unusual Career Choices • Dispositions and Their Importance • Men as Teachers of Young Children • Why Men Are Needed in the Classroom Start Your Own Day Care Business Module 1: Determining Where to Start • The Benefits of Family Child Care • Outfitting a Family Child Care Center on a Budget • Licensing and/or Registration • Planning to Make a Profit • It’s Really Not as Hard as It Sounds Module 2: Policies, Procedures, and Your Daily Schedule • Enrollment Records and Policies • Hours of Operation • Policies You May Wish to Consider • Your Background and Training • Devising a Daily Schedule Module 3: Activities, Guidance Tools and Solving Common Problems • Curriculum and Fun Activities • Discipline and Guidance Techniques • Fostering Good Social Skills • Problems with Multiage Mix of Children • Problems with Parents and Your Family Module 4: Running Your Business • Generating Enrollment • Screening Families • Setting Up Your Office • Small Versus Large License • Planning for Accreditation
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