Child Day Care Management

Child Day Care Management

Course Hours: 
225
Price: 
$1,250.00
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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Do you love being around children? Have you ever thought about becoming a child care worker or wondered if you could start a home day care business? Our Child Day Care Management course can provide you with the information to take the first step toward gaining a rewarding career in education! Through this course, you can learn the key concepts involved in being a child care worker. You could even learn some basic ideas on how to start a home day care business!
A child care worker is a special person who helps children grow, learn, and gain new skills every day. A child care worker also provides behavioral and emotional support so children feel safe and comfortable while with a child care worker. 

Prerequisite(s): None

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall the elements involved in observation, assessment, and evaluation
  • Identify methods and considerations for developing curriculum
  • Recognize the basics of science, technology, engineering, and math
  • Describe elements of language, literacy, art, and music
  • Recall the elements involved in starting a daycare business

Child Day Care Management Module 1
Observation, Assessment, Evaluation and Documentation

  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Importance of Play
  • Communication with Families
  • Process of Evaluation
  • Purposes of Observation, Assessment, and Evaluation
  • Plan of Observation
  • Methods of Evaluation
  • Authentic Assessment
  • Documentation

Child Day Care Management Module 2
Curriculum and Learning Enviroment 

  • Process of Planning and Scheduling
  • Schedules and Routines
  • Curriculum Development
  • Anti-Bias Considerations
  • Themes, Units, Projects, and Webs
  • Lesson Plans
  • Managing the Early Childhood Environment
  • Equipment
  • Materials
  • Supplies
  • Managing the Environment with Appropriate Guidance Techniques

Child Day Care Management Module 3
Science and Technology 

  • Science in Early Childhood Defined
  • Developmental Stages of Science Play and Learning
  • Planning and Preparing the Environment
  • Integrating Science in the Curriculum
  • Diversity of Science
  • Technology in Early Childhood Defined
  • Integrating technology in the Curriculum
  • Diversity in Technology

Child Day Care Management Module 4
Engineering and Math

  • Engineering Play, Block Play, and Woodworking Defined
  • Developmental Stages of Block Building
  • Integrating Engineering and Construction Play in the Curriculum
  • Developmental Stages of Math
  • Integrating Math Activities into the Curriculum
  • Diversity in Math Play

Child Day Care Management Module 5
Language, Literacy and Art

  • Language, Literacy, and Literature Defined
  • Developmental Stages of Language and Literacy
  • Literacy Development of Young Children
  • Integrating Language and Literacy into the Curriculum
  • Developmental Stages of Art
  • Planning and Preparing the Environment
  • Diversity in Visual Arts

Child Day Care Management Module 6
Music and Performing Arts

  • Developmental Stages of Music
  • Integrating Music Play in the Curriculum
  • Creating Partnerships with Families
  • Dramatic Play and Social Studies Defined
  • Developmental Stages of Dramatic Play and Social Studies
  • Integrating Dramatic Play and Social Studies in the Curriculum
  • Diversity in Dramatic Play and Social Studies

Child Day Care Management Module 7
Physical Senses of the Body 

  • Fine Motor and Manipulatives
  • Large Motor and Outdoor Play
  • Integrating Large Muscle and Outdoor Play
  • Sensory Play
  • Developmental Stages

Child Day Care Management Module 8
Establishing Your Business

  • Getting Off to a Good Start
  • Advertising Your Business
  • Establishing the Ground Rules
  • Preparation for the Children
  • Health and Safety

Child Day Care Management Module 9
Running Your Business

  • Building a Good Relationship with Parents
  • Craft Recipes
  • Play and Learn Activities
  • Troubleshooting
  • Starting a Mother’s Day Out Program

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

Upon successful completion of our Child Day Care Management course, students will be prepared for a job in the Child Day Care industry and, in part, for the education requirements to become an NCCB Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW).

**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player