CDEV 95 School-Age Childcare Curriculum (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Understanding child development and family concerns essential in planning a developmentally appropriate school-age child care program. Explores relationships with children and families, age appropriate activities, positive guidance and planning the environment.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze the concepts, issues and concerns in the area of school-age child care programming.
- Outcome 2: Identify the components of a developmentally appropriate school-age child care program.
- Outcome 3: Summarize the developmental stages of primary school children including school-age children with special needs and relate factors that influence brain growth and development.
- Outcome 4: Assess and plan a school-age child care environment using developmentally appropriate practices.
- Outcome 5: Analyze how cultural beliefs, values, and attitudes influence children and their families in the child care setting.
- Outcome 6: Design developmentally appropriate activities in the areas of gross/fine motor, literacy, math/science, and diversity.
- Outcome 7: Describe and evaluate positive guidance practices used in school-age child care.
- Outcome 8: Identify community resources available for families of school-age children.