Teacher's Aide Associate Program

Non-returnable
$2,995.00
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, students will be proficient in • how to work with children and adolescents in ways that correspond with their individual developmental level and social and cultural environment • factors relevant to working with children and adolescents with special needs • the importance of play and technology in the learning process • developmentally appropriate practice, readiness, assessment, the importance of working with children and families from diverse cultures • the development of the body and brain in each of the stages up until 18 years DESCRIPTION: A teacher's aide is an indispensable individual who performs a number of teacher's aide jobs such as providing instructional and clerical support to classroom teachers, meeting with parents, supervising children, and/or helping teachers set up for special projects. Our online Teacher’s Aide Associate Program will help you to become that indispensable individual while focusing on the many milestones children have as they go from childhood to adolescence and develop into young adults. Teacher Aide Let us help you work toward a career as a teacher’s aide. If you love children and want to see them succeed educationally, then becoming a teacher’s aide is for you! This distance learning teacher’s aide course can help you take the first step toward a rewarding, new career as a teacher’s aide. There are a number of teacher’s aide jobs that directly assist teachers, administrators and instructors that are vital to the successful education of students of all ages and skill levels. A teacher’s aide is an indispensable individual who performs a number of teacher’s aide jobs such as providing instructional and clerical support to classroom teachers, meeting with parents, supervising children, and/or helping teachers set up for special projects. Child & Adolescent Development Our Child and Adolescent Development course encourages students to use current research to think critically about developmental theories and practices. You will explore which nutritional, physical, parental, educational, societal, and other factors will lead to optimal physical, cognitive, and psychosocial outcomes for the next generation of children. Whether you have children of your own, or are interested in a career with children or adolescents, this is an ideal choice to help you learn more. Our curriculum will provide a thorough introduction on the various levels of child & adolescent development. Upon successful completion this course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the field and to sit for the ETS’ ParaPro Assessment Certification exam. States may require additional education and experience for employment. **Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.** CERTIFICATION: Teacher Aide Upon successful completion this course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the field and to sit for the ETS’ ParaPro Assessment Certification exam. States may require additional education and experience for employment. ** Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.** Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
INFORMATION
Assist Teachers In Their Classroom Duties
HOURS
405
DURATION (time given)
12 months
AVERAGE COMPLETION TIME
6 Months
SYLLABUS
Teacher’s Aide Module 1 Understanding Public Schools • Understanding the Diversity of a Nation • Impact of History on Education • The Purposes of the Curriculum • Day-to-Day Work of Teachers and Paraprofessionals • The No Child Left Behind Act • Issues in Classroom Management • Classroom as Community • Responses to Classroom Disruptions • Classroom Management in Diverse Classroom Settings • Students’ Perspectives on Management • Students with Exceptionalities • English Language Learners • Language Diversity in the Classroom Teacher’s Aide Module 2 Developing as a Paraprofessional • Law and Ethics in Education • Effective Communication as an Educational Team Member • Building Effective Mentoring Relationships • Language to Reduce Stressful Situations • Communicating with Parents and Caregivers • Tips for Written Communication • Effective Instructional Strategies • Life in Classrooms • Developmental Differences Among Learners • Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners • Professional Development • Developing as a Paraprofessional Teacher’s Aide Module 3 Basic Math • Addition and Subtraction • Multiplication and Division • Order of Operations • Variables and Distributive Property • Integers • Fractions • Exponents • Square Roots and Irrational Numbers • Decimals • Expressions and Equations • Rounding and Estimating • Prime Numbering and Factoring Teacher’s Aide Module 4 Geometry and Pre-Algebra • Ratios and Proportions • Percents • Mark-up and Discount • Solving and Graphing Inequalities • Linear Functions and Graphs • Relations and Functions • Slope and Intercepts • Algebra and Geometry • Polygons • Midpoint • Right Triangles and Pythagorean Theory • Distance Formula • Monomials and Polynomials • Word Problems Teacher’s Aide Module 5 English Grammar • Nouns and Pronouns • Adjectives and Adverbs • Verbs and Verb Phrases • Sentence Structure • Verb Forms • Simple and Perfect Tenses • The Passive Voice • Mood and the Subjunctive • Irregular Verbs • Spelling Rules • Vocabulary • Diction Teacher’s Aide Module 6 English Composition • Capitalization and Punctuation • Commas • Quotation Marks • Parentheses • Hyphens • The Writing Process • Creating a Thesis Statement • Organization • Editing and Revising • Types of Essays • Research and Citation • Most Common Errors • Fragments and Run-Ons • Pronoun Errors • Spelling Errors Child & Adolescent Development Module 1 Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development The Study of Child Development Domains of Development Periods of Development Issues in Development • Theories in Development • Psychoanalytic Perspective • Learning Perspective • Child Development Research • Ethical Concerns about Research with Children • Research Methods and Design Child & Adolescent Development Module 2 Genetics, Conception, and Birth • Genetic Foundations • Conception, Pregnancy, and Prenatal Development • Conception and the Period of the Zygote • Infertility and Reproductive Choice • Prenatal Tests • Birth and the Neonate • Infant Care • Infant States of Arousal • Competency After Birth • Learning and Memory Child & Adolescent Development Module 3 Physical Development • Body Growth and Development • Patterns of Growth • Maturation • Physical Milestones • Health and Safety • Worldwide Childhood Mortality • Early and Middle Childhood Nutrition • Promoting Healthy Habits • Puberty • Sexual Maturation Child & Adolescent Development Module 4 Cognitive Development • Piaget’s Cognitive Theory • Information-Processing Approach • Memory and Processing Speed • Sociocultural Theory • Cognitive Theories and Contemporary Education • Language Development • Biological Programming and the LAD • Cognitive Development and Education • Intelligence • Developmental Disabilities and Cognition Child & Adolescent Development Module 5 Psychosocial Development • Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development • Social Referencing • Emotions and Temperament • Parenting and Attachment • Cultural Variations in Parenting and Discipline • Child Maltreatment and Abuse • Development of the Self • Play, Friendships, and Peer Relations • Family and Home Environment • Psychosocial Risks in Childhood
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