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ERIC Number: ED180631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Blocks in the Early Childhood Program: Arizona HSST/CDA Competency Based Training Module #18.
Foster, Cheryl
This Child Development Associate (CDA) training module shows interns how to make the most of children's interest in playing with blocks. Objectives are stipulated, activities for achieving each objective are suggested, and an assessment checklist is provided. A study guide emphasizes (1) values of block play, (2) physical space for block building activities, (3) shelving and storage, (4) selecting blocks and accessories, (5) scheduling play activities, (6) the proper care of blocks, limits for block play and responsibility for the block corner, (7) teaching techniques, and (8) observing and evaluating block activities in the classroom. Resources for further study are listed and elements of a basic set of blocks for a group of 15-20 children are indicated. (Author/RH)
Arizona/Nevada CDA, P.O. Box 337, Sacaton, AZ 85247 ($0.33 per module)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pinal County Community Coll. District, Coolidge, AZ. AZona/Nevada Child Development Associates.