ERIC Number: ED482432
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Child Care and Guidance, Management, and Services. Curriculum Guide [and] Student Activity Book [and] Reference Book.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.
These three publications comprise a course that provides occupationally specific training designed to develop knowledge and skills for employment in the area of child care and guidance. The curriculum guide is the teacher component of the series. Contents include the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS); sample course outlines; instructional strategies organized topically, by chapters, each containing a chapter focus, chapter vocabulary, resources, instructional strategies, and suggested Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America activities; blended activities; creative ideas; lists of 37 resource organizations, 33 print resources, and 73 web sites; 114 teaching aids; and 13 program tools. Chapter topics include careers; child development; health and safety; daily routines; teaching strategies; child guidance; and management--curriculum, facility, food service, and financial. The reference book is a student text that provides information needed by employees in the child care profession. Each chapter contains a chapter focus, chapter vocabulary, "essential questions" boxes, chapter highlights, 21 references, and an index. The student activity book contains paper-and-pencil activities that reinforce essential information presented in each chapter of the reference book. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Child Behavior, Child Care, Child Care Centers, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Child Health, Child Welfare, Cognitive Development, Educational Facilities, Emotional Development, Money Management, Occupational Home Economics, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Secondary Education, Social Development, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides
Texas Tech University, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences, Box 41161 (15th and Akron, Human Sciences 02), Lubbock, Texas 79409-1161 (No. 1352 (Guide) $34; No. 1358 (Activity Book) $20; No. 1357 (Reference) $28). Tel: 806-742-3029; Fax: 806-742-3034; Web site: http://www.hs.ttu.edu/ccfcs/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills