ERIC Number: ED180646
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 2: Selecting and Maintaining Equipment and Materials.
Philadelphia Community Coll., PA.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
The purpose of this module is to instruct Child Development Associate (CDA) trainees in the selection, maintenance, placing and use of equipment and materials in the preschool for maximum safety for children and staff. The instructions also show how the trainee can teach children to locate, use and replace equipment and indicate how the trainee should supervise potentially dangerous activities. 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 a list of safety rules in addition to specified learning activities. Activities are provided which help the CDA trainee observe and improve the preschool environment. Activity scoresheets and observation forms are also provided. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Equipment, Instructional Materials, Media Selection, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Safety, Supervision, Training
Research for Better Schools, Inc., 444 North Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 (Unit I, PS 011 130-134, $26.25; complete set, 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.