ERIC Number: ED180657
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 3: Beginning Science Development with Young Children.
Philadelphia Community Coll., PA.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
This Child Development Associate (CDA) training module is intended to teach CDA interns how to select, plan and implement a science project appropriate for preschool children. The trainee is also expected to learn about preschool children's cognitive skills and how to foster their development. Both teacher and trainee materials are provided in the module. Teacher's materials consist of directions for pre-testing and field supervision, a resource person activity list, and guides for each student activity. Trainee materials include pre- and post-tests, an activity record, a glossary, directions and 12 lessons. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Competency Based Teacher Education, Concept Formation, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives, Lesson Plans, Planning, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Science Education, 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.