ERIC Number: ED330490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Assistant Child Care Teacher: A Teacher's Guide.
Staaland, Elaine; Lader, Catherine
This publication is a guide to Wisconsin's 40-hour high school course for assistant child care teachers. A total of 11 units describe: (1) the child care industry and the services it provides; (2) the arrangement of space and provision of equipment; (3) children's development from birth through 8 years of age; (4) techniques for interacting appropriately with children; and (5) the importance of developmentally appropriate classroom activities, safety, health, first aid, proper nutrition, positive interpersonal relationships, work with children, and professional development. Each unit consists of: (1) an overview including a unit goal and unit objectives; (2) a content and subject matter section designed to serve as a reference for teachers; (3) descriptive material detailing activities for each content section; (4) handouts for students; and (5) lists of resources for each unit. Teachers may not have enough time to use all the activities listed. Appendices offer background information; a list of skills and abilities required for assistant child care teachers; a list of important competencies of assistant child care teachers; and a bibliography with 100 citations of books, brochures, reports, resource guides, and video cassettes. (RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Curriculum Guides, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, High School Students, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, State Programs, Teacher Education, Units of Study
Publication Sales, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841 (Bulletin No. 91265, $20.00, plus $3.50 shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. School of Home Economics.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for Vocational Education.
Identifiers: Assistant Child Care Teachers; Wisconsin