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Course Title: Early Childhood Education 2                                                                                                      Course Number: 8503212
UNIT/ORGANIZING PRINCIPLE: Curriculum Development                      PACING: Unit 1 is ongoing as long as the lab preschool is in operation
                                                                       UNIT: 1
ESSENTIAL            1. How does a child care professional plan, implement and evaluate a              K: Knowledge R: Reasoning S: Skill P: Product (N): NOCTI
QUESTIONS:              DAP learning environment/activities for young children?
CONCEPTS
 /CONTENT                  LEARNING TARGETS/SKILLS                          BENCHMARKS                KEY                         ACTIVITIES/                  ASSESSMENTS
  (Outcomes)                       (Performance Tasks)                            (SSS)        TERMINOLOGY                        RESOURCES
   Physical       * Plan, implement and evaluate DAP activities that         23.01 to 23.03       Curriculum         *DCF course: DAP for preschoolers     *Extended written
Development       provide sensory exploration, math, science, music,         26.01 to 26.06         Concepts         *write lesson plans and evaluate      response
(sensory and      art, dramatic play, fine and gross motor practice – S/P    27.01 & 27.02            DAP            *teach in preschool lab and self-     ECPC essays
    motor         (N)                                                        29.01 to 29.04        Cognitive         evaluation using rubric               *Personal communication
development)      *Plan, implement and evaluate equipment and                30. 01 to 30.05    Critical thinking    *ECPC # 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,   *Performance
                  materials for DAP centers that provide sensory                               Scientific thinking   20, 21, 22, 25                        *Selected Response: DCF
  Cognitive       exploration, math, science, music, art, dramatic play,                            Sensory          Interventions                         Industry Certification
Development       fine and gross motor practice – S/P (N)                                           Auditory         Teacher/peer coaching & questioning   Competency tests
    (math,                                                                                           Visual          Self-evaluation
science, social                                                                                      Tactile         Multiple opportunities to practice          Tied to essential
 studies and                                                                                        Olfactory        ESOL strategies                              questions
   the arts)                                                                                       Gustatory         Cooperative learning                        Data collected
                                                                                                  Gross motor        Enrichment                                   through Scantron
                                                                                                   Fine motor        Peer teaching/coaching                      Defined Testing
                                                                                                                     Suggested Resources                          Window
                                                                                                                     DCF course: DAP for Preschoolers
                                                                                                                     Varied classroom resources for
                                                                                                                     curriculum planning
                                                                                                                     Web sites for planning preschool
                                                                                                                     activities such as
                                                                                                                     www.perpetualpreschool.com




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Course Title: Early Childhood Education 2                                                                                               Course Number: 8503212
UNIT/ORGANIZING PRINCIPLE: Child Development                             PACING:
                                                                         UNIT: 2
ESSENTIAL          1. What factors influence a child’s development and provide a basis for              K: Knowledge R: Reasoning S: Skill P: Product (N): NOCTI
QUESTIONS:            planning developmentally appropriate programs for young children?
 CONCEPTS
 /CONTENT                 LEARNING TARGETS/SKILLS                         BENCHMARKS                KEY                        ACTIVITIES/                      ASSESSMENTS
  (Outcomes)                     (Performance Tasks)                           (SSS)         TERMINOLOGY                       RESOURCES
  Theories of   *Identify human development theories of child                4.01-4.10       Abraham Maslow        *Vocabulary activity (ex: BINGO)         *Selected response: DCF
     child      development – K (N)                                        24.01; 24.02;          Hierarchy        *Reading from Chapter 5 in text:         Industry Certification
 development    *Match the main ideas of each theory with the theorist     25.01; 25.02;      Self-actualization   Early Childhood Education by Essa        Competency tests
                – K (N)                                                        25.03            Erik Erikson       *Who’s Who in ECE?                       *Extended written
    Factors     *Explain implications for children’s learning resulting                         Psychosocial       Research and present biography of        response
  influencing   from a knowledge of human development theories– R                                Autonomy          person who influenced early              *Personal communication
      child     (N)                                                                               Initiative       childhood education                      *Performance
 development    *Apply knowledge of theories by planning activities                              Jean Piaget       *After observing in a preschool, share   *DCF: CAAN module
                and environments that utilize child development                                 Sensorimotor       evidence of how knowledge of child
                theories – S (N)                                                               preoperational      development theories is being applied
                *Identify the nutritional needs of children – K (N)                            Lev Vytogsky        *DCF course: Child Development;
                *Discuss how a child’s nutrition, environment,                                  Sociocultural      Module 2 and 3                                 Tied to essential
                heredity, and health status influences development – R                        Zone of Proximal     *DCF course: DAP for Preschoolers               questions
                (N)                                                                             Development        *DCF course: CAAN                              Data collected
                *Plan and implement physical fitness, health and                                 Scaffolding       *Design a learning environment that             through Scantron
                safety strategies into the preschool lab program. – S/P                           Nutrition        utilizes Lev Vytogsky’s development            Defined Testing
                (N)                                                                              Food Guide        theories                                        Window
                *Identify the extent of incidence of child maltreatment                            Pyramid         *Use the teaching strategy of
                and neglect. –K (N)                                                             Meal pattern       scaffolding to plan, implement and
                                                                                                                   evaluate a DAP activity in the lab
                                                                                                                   preschool.
                                                                                                                   *DCF course: HSN
                                                                                                                   *Plan and prepare a healthy snack for
                                                                                                                   the preschool using the Food Guide

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Pyramid and the state’s recommended
meal pattern as a guidelines
*Design and utilize a 30 second health
check
*Plan physical fitness activities for
young children
*ECPC requirements: #7-8-9-10
Interventions
Teacher/peer coaching; questioning
Self-evaluation
Multiple opportunities to practice
ESOL strategies
Cooperative learning
Enrichment
Research a theory in more depth to
expand on classroom instruction
Peer Teaching
Speaker from preschool in community
to discuss their approach/rationale for
developing curriculum
Suggested Resources
Lab Preschool
Intro to Early Childhood Ed by Essa
DCF courses: CD-DAP for
Preschoolers-HSN
www.usda.gov




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Course Title: Early Childhood Education 2                                                                                            Course Number: 8503212
UNIT/ORGANIZING PRINCIPLE: Self-Help                                        PACING:
                                                                            UNIT: 3
ESSENTIAL           1. How do child care professionals safely guide young children’s                 K: Knowledge R: Reasoning S: Skill P: Product (N): NOCTI
QUESTIONS:             personal health and hygiene routines?
CONCEPTS
 /CONTENT              LEARNING TARGETS/SKILLS                        BENCHMARKS                 KEY                         ACTIVITIES/                         ASSESSMENTS
  (Outcomes)                  (Performance Tasks)                          (SSS)         TERMINOLOGY                         RESOURCES
    Feeding  *Identify mouth patterns and feeding guidelines for       28.01 to 28.08      Self-help skills     *DCF course: HSN all modules              *Selected response: DCF
   Toileting infants and toddlers – K                                                    nutrition education    *DCF course: FACR                         Industry Certification
   Hygiene   *Identify common eating problems – K (N)                                   Universal precautions   *design a cleaning                        Competency tests
             *Identify inappropriate foods for toddlers – K                                    Sanitize         checklist/guidelines for the lab          *Extended written response
             *Identify rules and regulations that govern the health                            Hygiene          *make a disinfectant solution and use     *Personal communication
             and safety of children. –K (N)                                               Mouth Patterns        to sanitize the lab                       *Performance
             *Demonstrate the correct procedure for helping a                                                   *plan activities for children to learn    *DCF: FACR module
             choking child - S (N)                                                                              about nutrition                           *DCF: HSN module
             *Demonstrate feeding, diapering, toileting, dressing,                                              *set up the preschool lab in a way that
             grooming and bathing techniques – S (N)                                                            promotes a child’s self-help skills
             *Demonstrate the role of an adult at mealtime – S (N)                                              *establish routines that teach a child           Tied to essential
             *Demonstrate proper hand washing – S (N)                                                           healthy routines                                  questions
             *Plan health and sanitation procedures – R (N)                                                     *plan, serve, supervise and evaluate             Data collected
             *Maintain a safe and healthy environment – S (N)                                                   snack                                             through Scantron
             * Plan, implement and evaluate a nutritional                                                       *Chapter 14 ECE by Essa                          Defined Testing
             activity/snack – S/P (N)                                                                           *Chapter 16 WWYC by Herr                          Window
             *Plan and execute activities/learning environment that                                             *earn First Aid/CPR certification
             enhance a child’s self-help skills. – S/P (N)                                                      *ECPC #11, 14, 32, 38
                                                                                                                Interventions
                                                                                                                Teacher/peer coaching & questioning
                                                                                                                Self-evaluation
                                                                                                                Multiple opportunities to practice
                                                                                                                ESOL strategies
                                                                                                                Cooperative learning

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Enrichment
Peer Teaching
Create a visual for 8 steps to changing
a diaper
Create a visual on how to wash hands
Research and create a visual on good
eating habits for the first year of life
Use the Food Pyramid to evaluate a
diet
Suggested Resources
DCF courses: HSN and RNRFacility
VHS: ABC’s of Clean
VHS: It’s Not Just Routine: Feeding,
Diapering and Napping Infants and
Toddlers
FL Statutes/Administrative Code
Early Childhood Education by Essa
Working With Young Children by Herr




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