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ERIC Number: ED180656
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Child Development Associate Training Program. Unit III: Development of Cognitive Skills in Young Children. Module 2: Beginning Social Studies Development with Young Children.
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 help trainees develop social studies experiences that will help children learn more about their family, school and community. Topics covered include lessons, activities and environmental conditions that can be used to provide social studies experiences for young children, as well as ways to encourage cognitive development in children by providing opportunities to compare, contrast, classify and see patterns. Instructional and behavioral objectives for learning activities are given. The module contains materials for both teacher and trainee. Teacher materials include directions for pre-testing and field supervision, a resource person activity list, and guides for student activities. Student materials consist of pre- and post-tests, a glossary, an activity record, directions and 13 lessons. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Cognitive Development, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Social Studies, Training
Research for Better Schools, Inc., 444 North Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 (Unit III, PS 011 141-144, $45.75; 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.