2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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EDUC& 136 - School Age Care

3.0 Credits
Develop skills to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities and care, specifically: preparing the environment, implementing curriculum, building relationships, guiding academic and social skill development, and community outreach. S/U grade option.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional stages of children ages 5 through 12.
  2. Develop a plan to create reciprocal, culturally sensitive relationships with children and families.
  3. Analyze the effectiveness of the environment and recommend changes reflecting the following standards: bias-free, respectful of cultural and individual diversity; developmentally appropriate; promotes positive self esteem and social interaction; supports activity, creativity, and a growing sense of autonomy.
  4. Identify the dynamics impacting behavior of children in after school care environments and identify guidance strategies promoting academic and social growth.
  5. Develop a plan for curriculum and program implementation that reflects culturally responsive respect for the local community context.
  6. Describe state and local school age care regulations and procedures related to group size, health, nutrition, and safety.
  7. Identify resources regarding developmental specialists and support of school age care.
  8. Develop teaching strategies and program planning that address the unique developmental needs of children in school age care, individually and as a group.

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