Assignments due to complete the semester:
Jan. 8th - All BTIO essays and completed questions are due. No work can be submitted for this assignment after this date unless otherwise discussed prior to the due date. Remember if your assignment is late you will receive 1pt per school day late.
Jan. 18th - All written work for the Final Project is due so that it can be graded and returned back prior to last class. Work must be typed, 12 font, dbl. spaced.
Jan. 24 - Presentation Day. Student present in their groups or individually their experiences working with children for their final project. Students must have a visual for their presentation that consist of a picture working with the kids, pictures of the place you worked with the kids, and/or completed work from the children of the project you did together.
Due - Tues Nov. 20, 2012 -
1. Quiz on Positive Guidance - 4 Reasons Why Children Misbehave, Positive Guidance Techniques, Understanding why Discipline is a better choice than Punishment
2. Voki/Blog on positive guidance. Please make sure completed and the questions are answered completely. Also go back and make sure your Voki is working on the blog site. If not try to reload the Voki to try to get it to work. You can access the directions for this under student-assignment-positive guidance-Voki/Blog guidelines.
Due - Per(Block) 3 - Maslow Quiz Nov. 1
Per(Block) 4 - Maslow Quiz Nov. 5
Be able to fill in Maslow Pyramid with the name of the level and at least 3 things
that are in that level.
Due - Tues. Oct. 24 - Quiz on
Functions of a Family
Trends Affecting Families
Make sure you are able to define and give examples.
Due - Blog Posts - just a reminder to those who I had talked to about completing your posts before penalty points begin(check PowerSchool). Some have missed their agreed upon due date. I suggest that you complete them before class on Monday so your penalty points do not continue. For those who were absent for the blog assignments, read below (Oct. 2) and complete the assingment(s). I will be talking with those who were absent on Monday to set up a due date for your missing blogs. All others make sure you complete your posts so you will not get penalized.
Due Tuesday October 9, 2012
Quest (Quiz/Test) on
5 Areas of Development - be able to explain, give examples and/or identify
5 Characteristics of Development - be able to explain, give examples and/or identify
Heredity vs Environment - be able to explain, identify, and/or give examples
Stages of Develoment after childhood - be abel to explain and/or identify each stage
Vocabulary - Skill, Ability, Child Development, Developmental Task
Assignments Due on TUESDAY OCTOBER 2, 2012
1 - Wordles - complete your wordle at www.wordle.net and print in color. Make sure your name is the largest word. Place completed wordle in the homework bin when you return to class on Tuesday. If you do not have a colored printer, please leave a note in the homework bin and you can complete it in class at a later time.
2 - Read about 5 Characteristics of Development - read page 14 in the book The Developing Child (www.connected.mcgraw-hill.com). Create a graphic organizer and identify each charactersitic of development and give two examples that help to explain and understand the characteristic. This needs to be completed before class on Tuesday.
3 - Blog Posts. You must post to our class blog by 11:59 pm on Monday Oct. 1. Respond to both blog post - digital etiquette and 5 areas of development. Please make sure you read the post and respond to the questions. To get to the posts go to the student tab - blogs - click on the icon kidblog - dropdown menu to your name - use your password - click on my classes located at the top next to the home button - view class blogs; this should take you to our class blogs. Remember the last years class blogs are also on the site. Ignore those and just work on the first two.
4 - BTIO Assignment Due for those who took the baby home the weekend of Sept. 21st. Remember to complete the rubric, answer all the questions and complete the essay question with the 5 paragraph grapic organizer. Also make sure the due date is written on the assignment. Please hand these into the homework bin when you return to class on Tues.
Thank you and see you all in class on Tues.
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The information you will find on this site is all about our Early Childhood Development course offered at Bacon Academy. We are happy to have you come along and enjoy what we do within our course. Students learn about the growth and development of children within our society. By participation in this course, students will develop the knowledge about young children so they can apply what they know toward their future careers or personal lives.
Course Description: This course will provide students with an understanding of human growth and development from conception to age three with regard to the historical, psychological, philosophical, and social perspectives. An understanding of why we study children as well as different careers relating to children will be addressed. Students will gain an awareness of the impact a new baby has on an individual and family through a “Baby Think It Over” parenting simulation. Students will be introduced to positive parenting practices and will reflect and form opinions based on classroom discussions. This course is part of the College Career Pathways articulation with Three Rivers Community College. (To find out more about the College Career Pathways, contact your guidance councelor)
Course Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to:
Identify the key learning domains
Recognize age appropriate and culturally appropriate development expectations for the young child
Recognize the ethical concerns and dilemma’s related to early care and education
Demonstrate writing and literacy skills aligned with the State of Connecticut Teaching Competencies
Identify and create positive approaches to discipline using child guidance alternatives and behavioral assessment strategies
Explore various early childhood careers their occupational outlooks
Understand the role and of the family
Explain the birth process
Identify the implications of teen pregnancy
Analyze the impact of a baby on the individual and family
Explain the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and moral development of children from conception to age three
Identify birth defects: causes, implications and ways to avoid