ERIC Number: ED118231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Identification of Competencies for Child Development Associates Working with Chicano Children. Final Report.
The purpose of this investigation is to identify necessary cultural, language, and cognitive skills and teaching methods for Child Development Associates (CDAs) working with Chicano children. Recent studies in the area of early childhood education focusing exclusively on the Chicano child are surveyed and abstracted. Charts of CDA skills and suggestions for corresponding classroom learning activities which make use of these skills are provided in the report. Appendices include (1) the description of a cognitive styles approach to determining competencies for teachers and Child Development Associates working with Chicano children, (2) a discussion of culture-based curricula for Chicano children, (3) a brief report on the CDAC Assessment Instrument, (4) the revised (December 1975) Integrated Competency Assessment Scale and Q-Sort Self Assessment Scale, by Max S. Castillo and Ana M. Castillo. (BRT)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Competency Based Teacher Education, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Research, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Strategies, Measurement Techniques, Mexican Americans, Minority Group Children, School Community Programs, Spanish Speaking, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Child Development Associate Consortium, Inc., Washington, DC.