ECED 170 Basics of Childcare • 2 Cr.
Meets the key learning outcomes mandated by state legislation and outlined by the Washington State Training and Registry System (STARS) for all childcare and school age providers.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Identify age behaviors of the typically developing child birth through age 12.
- Identify age and culturally relevant activities for the typically developing child birth through age 12 and implement.
- Demonstrate ways to incorporate culture of individual children into the curriculum and respond to issues of inclusion and diversity.
- Demonstrate understanding that children learn through play and active involvement in their environment.
- Ability to plan and implement activities based on the needs of the group and the needs of the individual children in the group.
- Demonstrate an understanding of at least six factors that influence a behavior.
- Demonstrate an understanding of positive guidance techniques, matching the appropriate techniques to the developmental and special needs of a child.
- Explain basic child abuse indicators and mandatory reporting procedures and implement when necessary.
- Explain and demonstrate an understanding of his/her role in safety procedures and accident prevention both indoor and in outdoor play areas.
- Be knowledgeable of and demonstrate proper hand washing, appropriate diapering/toileting and toilet assistance procedures and routine disinfecting of toys/equipment that can help prevent the spread of communicable desease.
- Demonstrate an understanding of proper food handling procedures.
- Show an understanding by explaining the D.S.H.S regulations related to medication management.
- Identify community resources with addresses and phone numbers related to children with special needs, taking into consideration cultural relevance.