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The AAP has published national health and safety recommendations and guidelines for children in family- and center-based child care programs in Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 3rd Edition and Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs along with the American Public Health Association and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care.
Review the recommendations in the Caring for our Children manual at and answer the reflection questions on p. 78 or p. 83. Be sure to evaluate the policy in your family manual to ensure compliance . Submit this assignment essay format with a title page and reference page.
As more women enter the workforce, the number of infants and toddlers in child care settings has grown. It is not easy for the parents who place their children in the care of others, and it is sometimes difficult for the caregivers to know what is best for their youngest charges.
Log on to http://www.babycenter.com?Scroll down to “Baby Center Resources,” then click on “Topics.”
Click on “Childcare” in the “Topics” column.
Under “Baby” click on “childcare” and “daily baby activity tracker for parents and caregivers”.
1. What kinds of information are available to help caregivers?
2. How would you use the information to help parents?
3. Are there other topics that caregivers or parents would find helpful?
4. How will you communicate with parents regarding their child’s daily activities?
Submit a copy of your daily progress reports for your particular age groups served
List goals for development for a toddler. Then identify activities and materials required necessary to help the children achieve each specific goal. This can be in a lesson plan format. Domains: physical, social, emotional, and cognitive.
Goal Example: Toddlers develop early literacy skills through multi-sensory activities. Activity: Teachers read alphabet books to and with the children to reinforce phonics and letter recognition. Material: Alphabet books and circle area carpet Optional: You may include the early learning and developmental standard for the learning experience.
Submit in a Microsoft Word document-typed, single or double-spaced with 1″ margins on all sides, 12 pt. Times New Roman font. Include a title page with a page header (also known as the “running head”) and page number at the top of every page. See https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/5… for more information.
List goals for development for a preschool. Then identify activities and materials required necessary to help the children achieve each specific goal. This can be in a lesson plan format. Domains: physical, social, emotional, and cognitive.
Goal Example: Developmental Goal #1: Develop control of small muscles Standard: PDM6 – The child will demonstrate fine motor skills. Activity: Putting together a 10 piece or fewer puzzle Materials: Puzzle
Submit in a Microsoft Word document-typed, single or double-spaced with 1″ margins on all sides, 12 pt. Times New Roman font. Include a title page with a page header (also known as the “running head”) and page number at the top of every page. See https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/5... for more information.
Use the planning guides at this site to determine the height of the tables and chairs for a preschool 4 year old class or school age after care program. http://www.abcschoolsupply.com/pdf/2006EarlyL… http://store.schoolspecialtyonline.net/OA_HTM...
This may be submitted in a Microsoft Word document.
Internet Activity-Visit the DECAL site and review the Pre-K materials list http://www.decal.state.ga.us. Visit lakeshore.com site to use classroom arrangement software. How can these websites assist teachers and Directors in planning? Comment below. ADM-5 http://www.lakeshorelearning.com http://www.lakeshorelearning.com/classroom_de… http://www.kaplanco.com/resources/floorPlanne…
Review the types of activities and common elements of high quality school age programs. Review the AAP Media and Children recommendations at this link: http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/... . Visit the motion picture licensing website below and indicate the cost of a license for your center/school. What are the fines for showing videos without a license? What rating is appropriate for early education environments? http://www.mplc.org and/or http://www.cvli.com
INTERNET ACTIVITY: More than 35 million children between the ages of 6 and 16 have both parents working outside the home. Although many of these youngsters are latchkey children (caring for themselves after school), a growing number are enrolled in group programs. Colleges and universities are just beginning to respond to the need for information and training for those who staff these programs. However, several organizations have been established to provide information and to set standards. One of these is the National School Age Care Alliance. Visit their site at http://afterschoolalliance.org/ or http://www.sedl.org/pubs/fam95/331.html Click on several of the topics listed. What kinds of information are available? In what ways could this site help professionals working in out-of-school time programs? Which topic did you find the most interesting or helpful? Why?
Answer the questions in essay format. Be sure to include an APA style title page and reference page
Include a policy concerning children with special needs or disabilities in your parent handbook/family manual. Example: When the parent or legal guardian of a child identifies that a child has special needs, the program administrator and the parent or legal guardian will meet to review the child’s requirements for care. The program accepts children for whom the facility is equipped or can be equipped to provide care CFOC3 Std. 220.127.116.11 and staff members can provide a safe, supportive environment. CFOC3 Stds. 18.104.22.168, 1.4, 22.214.171.124, 2.1.1, 126.96.36.199, 3.5, 8.2, 8.7, 9.2, 9.4, 10.3.4.5, 10.3.4.6 The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that programs make reasonable accommodations for children with special needs, including special health care needs. Program decisions about accepting children with special needs are consistent with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. CFOC3 The child’s needs will be specified in a care plan completed by the child’s health care professional(s) or in the Individual Family Service Plan/Individual Education Plan.
Upload your policy and copies of any care plans to be included in your enrollment packet.
Many professionals point to the low wages and lack of benefits as the cause of the high turnover and poor quality of child care workers. One organization is attempting to raise public awareness of the need to provide living wages for the teachers and caregivers who staff child care centers and out-of-school time programs. Log into the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Educational Foundation site. Check it out here http://www.aft.org/earlychildhood. 1. Describe the worthy wage day initiative. http://www.aft.org/earlychildhood/worthy-wage… 2. What part, if any, should government play in upgrading the quality of child care through wage subsidies? 3. What is being done in your community to raise awareness of the need for better wages for child care personnel? Check the DECAL site. Submit in essay format.