ERIC Number: ED180660
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Child Development Associate Training Program. Unit IV: Motor Development in Young Children. Module 2: Fostering the Development of Fine Motor Skills in Young Children.
Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Skills necessary for fostering fine motor development in young children are indicated and discussed in this training module for Child Development Associate (CDA) trainees. Trainees are taught to identify appropriate classroom equipment and materials, plan lessons and activities, assess children's skills, and finally teach a lesson or guide an activity which involves the use of fine motor skill. Materials for both the CDA resource person and trainee are provided. A pretest, an activity list, observation sheet, and field supervision directions are included for resource persons. Materials for the CDA intern consist of directions and an activity list. The module provides nine learning activities for the trainee. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Media Selection, Motor Development, Planning, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development, Training
Research for Better Schools, Inc., 444 North Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 (Unit IV, PS 011 146-147, $12.00; 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: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.