Course curriculum

  • 6

    Topic 1: Chapter 2

    • Components of Human Diversity

    • Self-Reflection

    • Cultural Diversity Self-Assessment​

    • How to Promote Diversity

    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 7

    Topic 1: Chapter 3

    • Inclusive Classrooms

    • The Importance of Deliberate Inclusion​​

    • A Diverse Classroom

    • Reducing Stereotypes

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 8

    Topic 1: Chapter 4

    • Interacting with Children Respectfully

    • Being Aware of Your Own Biases

    • Inclusive and Respectful Environment ​

    • Topic 1: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 9

    Topic 1: Chapter 5

    • Intentional Teaching

    • Intentional Teaching Strategies

    • Discussion Topic

    • Strategies with Infant and Toddlers

    • Strategies with Preschool and School Age

    • Topic 1: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 10

    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 1 Completion

    • Topic 1 Reflection

    • Unit 4 Topic 1 Quiz

  • 11

    Topic 2: Spanish in the Early Childhood Classroom

    • Unit 4 Topic 2

    • Topic 2: Course Description

    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment

  • 12

    Topic 2: Chapter 1

    • Introduction to Spanish in the Classroom

    • The Benefits of Dual Language Learning

    • Worksheet: How Can It Be Useful?

    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 13

    Topic 2: Chapter 2

    • Myth 1

    • Myth 2

    • Myth 3

    • Myth 4

    • Myth 5

    • Myth 6

    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 14

    Topic 2: Chapter 3

    • Appropriate Curriculum

    • Support for Families

    • Strategies for Implementing Spanish

    • Topic 2: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 15

    Topic 2: Chapter 4

    • Colors, Numbers, and Animals

    • Food, Family Members, and Weather

    • Days, Months, and Common Phrases

    • Worksheet: Spanish Words

  • 16

    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 2 Completion

    • Topic 2 Reflection

    • Unit 4 Topic 2 Quiz

  • 17

    Topic 3: Family and Community Partnerships

    • Unit 4 Topic 3

    • Topic 3: Course Description

    • Topic 3: Pre-Assessment

  • 18

    Topic 3: Chapter 1

    • Communication

    • Every Family is Unique

    • Family-Centered Practice

    • Worksheet: Support Families

    • Honoring Diversity in Families

    • Diversity in Families

    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 19

    Topic 3: Chapter 2

    • Family Engagement

    • Parent Participation

    • Six Types of Parent Involvement

    • Helping Families Feel Welcome

    • Encouraging Family Involvement

    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 20

    Topic 3: Chapter 3

    • Supporting Families​

    • What Young Children Learn

    • Worksheet: Supporting Families

  • 21

    Topic 3: Chapter 4

    • Ways of Communicating with Families

    • Having Difficult Conversations with Families

    • Parent Questions and Concerns

    • ​Obstacles to Partnerships

    • Topic 3: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 22

    Topic 3: Chapter 5

    • Confidentiality

    • Keeping Confidentiality

    • Confidentiality Matters

    • Topic 3: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 23

    Topic 3: Chapter 6

    • Transitions – From Home to Program

    • Transition Scenario

    • Topic 3: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

  • 24

    Topic 3: Chapter 7

    • Providing Support to Families Under Stress

    • Types of Resources

    • Specific Ways To Help

    • Resources for Families

    • Family Resources and Working with Volunteers

    • Topic 3: Chapter 7 Check for Understanding

  • 25

    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 3 Completion

    • Topic 3 Reflection

    • Unit 4 Topic 3 Quiz

  • 26

    Topic 4: Family Activity Nights

    • Unit 4 Topic 4

    • Topic 4: Course Description

    • Topic 4: Pre-Assessment

  • 27

    Topic 4: Chapter 1

    • Families in a Changing World

    • Accept and Respect

    • Family Statistics

    • More Family Statistics

  • 28

    Topic 4: Chapter 2

    • Family Night

    • Familial Involvement

    • Avoiding Common Pitfalls

    • Biggest Common Pitfall

  • 29

    Topic 4: Chapter 3

    • Components of a Successful Family Night

    • More Components for Success

    • More Components for Success

    • Event Planning Tips

    • Staffing Events

  • 30

    Topic 4: Chapter 4

    • Family Program Theme Ideas

    • More Theme Ideas

    • More Theme Ideas

    • Planning an Activity Night Advice

  • 31

    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 4 Completion

    • Topic 4 Reflection

    • Unit 4 Topic 4 Quiz

  • 32

    Topic 5: Supporting Families with Special Needs

    • Unit 4 Topic 5

    • Topic 5: Course Description

    • Topic 5: Pre-Assessment

  • 33

    Topic 5: Chapter 1

    • Families with Special Needs

    • ADA Accessibility

    • Provisions of the ADA

    • Terms and Explanations

    • ADA Program Compliance Examples

    • Topic 5: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 34

    Topic 5: Chapter 2

    • Child Care Setting

    • Choosing a Center

    • Worksheet: Center Selection

    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 35

    Topic 5: Chapter 3

    • Program Planning for Special Needs

    • Inclusion

    • Worksheet: Inclusion

    • Benefits of Inclusion

    • Topic 5: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 36

    Topic 5: Chapter 4

    • Examples of People First Language

    • People First Language

    • Topic 5: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 37

    Topic 5: Chapter 5

    • Environmental Accomodations

    • Positive Interaction Strategies

    • Using Positive Interactions

    • Topic 5: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 38

    Topic 5: Chapter 6

    • Staff Preparation

    • Professional Development

    • More Alike than Different

    • Topic 5: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

  • 39

    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 5 Completion

    • Topic 5 Reflection

    • Unit 4 Topic 5 Quiz

  • 40

    Topic 6: Operation: Military Families

    • Unit 4 Topic 6

    • Topic 6: Course Description

    • Topic 6: Pre-Assessment

  • 41

    Topic 6: Chapter 1

    • Life of a Military Family

    • Types of Military

    • Identifying Military Families

    • Worksheet: Getting to Know Military Families

    • Topic 6: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 42

    Topic 6: Chapter 2

    • Experience Unique Stressors

    • Issues that Families Frequently Face

    • Military Children and Stress

    • I Serve Too

    • Worksheet: Behavioral Challenges

    • Topic 6: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 43

    Topic 6: Chapter 3

    • Frequent Separation

    • First Line of Support for Military Families

    • Ways to Support Military Families

    • Support Military Families

    • Early Childhood Education

  • 44

    Topic 6: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 6 Completion

    • Topic 6 Reflection

    • Unit 4 Topic 6 Quiz

  • 45

    Topic 7: Using Literature to Support Diverse Families

    • Unit 4 Topic 7

    • Topic 7: Course Description

    • Topic 7: Pre-Assessment

  • 46

    Topic 7: Chapter 1

    • Never too Early to Read to a Child

    • Family Literature

    • Topic 7: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 47

    Topic 7: Chapter 2

    • Early Literacy and Learning about Families

    • About Monday is One Day

    • Monday is One Day

    • Sharing Books

  • 48

    Topic 7: Chapter 3

    • Valuing Diverse Families

    • Communicating with Families

    • Topic 7: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding

  • 49

    Topic 7: Chapter 4

    • Choosing Literature

    • Beyond Literature

    • Topic 7: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding

  • 50

    Topic 7: Chapter 5

    • Lesson Plan: ​My Family Tree

    • Worksheet: My Family Tree

    • Response: My Family Tree

    • Lesson Plan: ​​Family Mobiles

    • Worksheet: Family Mobiles

    • Response: Family Mobiles

    • Lesson Plan: ​​The Name Quilt

    • Worksheet: The Name Quilt

    • Response: The Name Quilt

  • 51

    Topic 7: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 7 Completion

    • Topic 7 Reflection

    • Unit 4 Topic 7 Quiz

  • 52

    Time to Start Building the Portfolio

    • Competency Standards Book

    • Let's Build Your Portfolio

    • Portfolio Resource Instructions

  • 53

    Professional Portfolio Assignment

    • Assignments

    • Tab F - RC IV Family Resources Guide

    • Tab F - CS IV

    • Competency Statement 4

    • Professional Portfolio Resources

  • 54

    Unit 4 Wrapping it Up

    • Unit 4 Review

    • Unit 4 Feedback Form

    • ATTENTION