ERIC Number: ED180645
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Child Development Associate Training Program. Unit I: Health and Safety in the Classroom. Module 1: Planning the Physical Environment of the Classroom.
Philadelphia Community Coll., PA.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
The purpose of this Child Development Associate (CDA) training module is to enable trainees to recognize and correct unsafe and unhealthy conditions in the preschool setting. After completing this module the trainee will be able to provide appropriate light, temperature and ventilation in the preschool. The trainee will be able to appropriately correct or recommend for correction those conditions in the physical environment which do not meet state and local standards for health and safety. Instructional and behavioral objectives for learning activities are given. The teacher's materials include an instructor's activity outline, a set of instructor's directions, and an activity scoresheet. The student's materials include an activity list, a glossary, a unit overview, and instructional materials such as welfare regulations for licensed centers and environment assessment guidelines. Directions for student activities are provided along with scoresheets and observation forms. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Classroom Environment, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Environmental Standards, Health, Physical Environment, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Safety, State Standards, Training
Research for Better Schools, Inc., 444 North Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 (Unit I, PS 011 130-134, $26.25; all 7 units, PS 011 130-153, $161.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia Community Coll., PA.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.