ERIC Number: ED363395
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Resources for Early Childhood Training: An Annotated Bibliography. Revised Edition.
Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, Washington, DC.
This annotated bibliography and resource guide for early childhood trainers aims to provide an overview of the training materials used in the Child Development Associate (CDA) training programs throughout the country. The bibliography contains citations of books, training manuals, modules, and audiovisual materials and lists more than 140 printed sources and 36 audiovisual sources organized according to the CDA competency goals and functional areas, and by setting. The index topics, by functional area, are safety, health, learning environment, physical development, cognitive development, communication, creativity, self, social development, guidance and discipline, families, program management, and professionalism. The index topics, by setting, are family day care, home visitors, infants and toddlers, preschools, school-age programs, and training support. Each entry contains the title of the material; author's name; publisher's name, address, and phone number; price; annotation; and setting and functional area classification. Appendixes include a summary of the national demonstration projects in colleges for CDA training and assessment, a description of the CDA Professional Preparation Program, and a brief history of the Child Development Associate program. (SM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Environment, Instructional Materials, Resource Materials, Training Methods
Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, 1341 G Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005-3105 ($5 plus $1.75 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, Washington, DC.