ERIC Number: ED073844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
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Training for Child Care: Suggested Content for Minimum Training Requirements.
Dittmann, Laura L., Ed.
This curriculum guide for child care workers is oriented toward fulfilling the Maryland State requirements for personnel in early childhood programs. A tabulated summary of qualifications is presented for personnel in early childhood programs as required by State Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene, Education, Employment and Social Services. The suggested guides for training personnel who need 64 classroom hours in early childhood education are divided into the following sections: (1) points to consider when planning training; (2) interpretation of the regulations; and (3) curriculum guides for training. The curriculum guides consist of: (1) program for the children--play and related activities, routines and schedules, teacher-child-parent relationships; (2) areas child care personnel need to understand about preschool children--normal growth and development, self-concept, normal behavior and misbehavior, relationships with others, meaning of play, how young children learn, furnishing materials for play, adult role in play experiences, scheduling day, arranging indoor and outdoor play areas, meals, staff relationships; (3) program topics--programs for young children, why are they good?, how is a good program developed?; (4) traditional approach--child growth and development and early childhood program as a learning environment; and (5) early childhood programs, growth and development, and the educational program. (KM)
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Authoring Institution: Maryland Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) Committee, Baltimore.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland