CAREER ELECTIVE CHILD CARE III

DESCRIPTION:
This course will prepare online students to employ skills needed in the childcare facilities. It also discusses healthy development and various aspects of classroom practices and communication with families. The course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 discusses aspects of healthy development in children, including nutrition, environmental safety, and supporting a healthy lifestyle. It also discusses toilet training and some tips for toddlers.

Semester 2 discusses some ways to incorporate music, the arts, and technology into the classroom. It also discusses helping children transition to kindergarten and professional ways to communicate with families.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
Child Care I
Child Care II

Child Care III Semester 1

  • Child Care III: Semester 1 Pretest
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition: Curriculum Development Tools
  • Environmental Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness Health
  • Health: Curriculum Development Tools
  • Infant and Toddler: Health and Safety
  • Toilet Training
  • Surviving Toddlerhood
  • Special Care: Inclusion
  • Child Care III: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam

Child Care III Semester 2

  • Child Care III: Semester 2 Pretest
  • Experiencing Music in the Classroom
  • Using the Arts as a Teaching Tool
  • Using Visual Arts to Enhance Development
  • Safety: Curriculum Development Tools
  • Open House
  • Transitioning to Kindergarten
  • Effective Written Communication
  • Working and Communicating with Families
  • Professional Practices
  • Introduction to Computer Technology
  • Finding and Using Resources on the Internet
  • Computer Technology in Early Childhood Education
  • Child Care III: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam