ERIC Number: ED180648
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 4: Nutrition for Young Children.
Philadelphia Community Coll., PA.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
The importance of an adequate diet in a child's growth and development is the topic of this Child Development Associate (CDA) training module. The material emphasizes different nutrients, their food sources and their availability through a variety and combination of different foods. Correct food handling, as well as safety precautions and the appearance of food are also considered in this module. Upon completion of instruction, the trainee should be able to (1) select nutritious foods, (2) specify daily food requirements relative to age and growth characteristics, (3) plan nutritious daily meals for children 3 to 5 years of age, and (4) supervise mealtimes. Instructional and behavioral objectives for learning activities are given. The teacher's materials include an instructor's activity outline and a set of instructor's directions. The student's materials include a trainee activity list, a glossary, and a unit overview, in addition to specified learning activities. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Food, Nutrition, Planning, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Supervision, 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.