45-Hour School Age Curriculum - online course

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45-Hour School Age Curriculum - $345 (V I P pricing $325)

IACET accredit provider CEUs

4.5 CEUs

Course Description:

Students will gain the skills necessary to work in school-age child care
programs. Topics include curriculum planning, age-appropriate materials, and methods for working with children ages six-13. This certification course satisfies the curriculum half of the MSDE requirement of 90 hours of childcare training for teachers, directors, and coordinators working with school-age children. You must successfully complete
all course requirements to receive a certificate. Aligns with MD Staff Credential (proposed) levels 2-4. MSDE Approval number PSO-30299. The online class has no classroom meetings and is a self-paced training which begins at the time of registration.

NOTE: If you have been issued a voucher from MSDE for this course it MUST be completed 2 weeks before the expiration date that is on your voucher. Please check your voucher for this date.

Objectives / Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this training, the learner will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of staff development
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of physical growth and development in school age children and the impact it has on programming
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the ADA and inclusionary practices
  4. Demonstrate how to create a safe environment according to childcare regulations
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of development in children 5 to 12 yrs of age
  6. Students will be able to compare different listening and responsive techniques
  7. Explain an Individual Family Support Plan and/or and Individual Education Plan
  8. Define culture and cultural sensitivity
  9. Identify the signs of child abuse and neglect
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of concepts within Math
  11. Give examples of positive leadership techniques
  12. Identify the recommended nutritional needs of children five years to twelve years of age
  13. Demonstrate an understanding of how to implement an Individual Education Plan
  14. Demonstrate an understanding of student centered learning environments
  15. Be able to explain what are developmental theories
  16. Distinguish developmental needs of school age children through observation
  17. Students will be able to explain conversational intent, and inviting consent
  18. Identify strategies to promote cultural diversity and acceptance in the child care environment
  19. Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate reporting process
  20. Demonstrate an understanding of how promoting an integrated curriculum including field trips and community resources promotes development
  21. Identify ways to organize a safe environment under the guidance of the Office of Child Care Regulations
  22. Identify health and safety curricular resources
  23. Identify resources for referral and services
  24. Demonstrate an understanding of staff evaluation and leadership techniques
  25. Demonstrate understanding of the psychological and moral theories
  26. Identify theory and theorist in relation to school-age children and approaches to learning
  27. Students will be able to distinguish ways to translate complaints and criticisms into requests
  28. Demonstrate an understanding of how the community in which a child lives influences development
  29. Identify the appropriate forms and procedures for reporting child abuse and neglect
  30. Identify the elements of an appropriate lesson plan/activity
  31. Demonstrate understanding of the cognitive theories
  32. Demonstrate an understanding of staff supervision
  33. Demonstrate understand developmentally appropriate practices for school-age children with developmental, emotional, cognitive, language and/or physical needs
  34. Demonstrate understanding of the cognitive theories
  35. Demonstrate an understanding of how to successfully work with mixed-age groups
  36. Students will demonstrate ways to ask open-ended and creative questions
  37. Identify strategies that promote health and wellness
  38. Summarize ways children can protect themselves from abuse
  39. Identify curriculum and activity resources specific to school-age child care
  40. Demonstrate an understanding of legal and advocacy issues in child care
  41. Demonstrate an understanding of how environment and equipment modifications support individual needs
  42. Demonstrate understanding of the Montessori planes of development
  43. Understand the importance of expressing appreciation
  44. Identify signs of Physical Abuse in children
  45. Demonstrate an understanding of concepts within cooking - nutrition
  46. Demonstrate an understanding of childcare policies
  47. Using the 5 messages to explain yourself
  48. Recognize neglect and emotional abuse in children
  49. Demonstrate an understanding of concepts within Science
  50. Identify strategies to communicate with families & increase parent involvement
  51. Identify safety management and supervision practices
  52. Demonstrate supportive and effective communication skills
Learning Methodology: Online material will be presented in the form of slides, accompanied with speech. Videos will be used to demonstrate ideas and concepts. Charts and tables will be used for illustration.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for the completion of this course.

Proprietary or conflict of interest disclosure: Unless otherwise stated in the course description none of H & H subject matter experts and editor has any conflict or proprietary interests related to the material they prepared in this course.

Logistics/Required Technology: A stable internet connection is required for the completion of this course. Users are highly encouraged to take their online course on Google Chrome on either a laptop or desktop computer. Speakers and/or headphones are also required to hear speech.

Learning Assessment Method: Learners will be assessed through questions after every section is completed. Learners will not be allowed to proceed to the next section of the training until all questions have been answered correctly. Learners will be presented with a final test composed of true/false and multiple choice questions. Upon successful completion of the training, learners will receive their certificate by email.

Criteria to earn CEUs:
Certificates are awarded when the following criteria have been met by the learner:
  1. Class has been paid in full
  2. All material has been reviewed
  3. All review questions and final test have been completed with a passing score of 80% or higher.
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Payment Policy:
Payments need to be made in full. No refunds will be issued after starting the class.
Please read carefully:

You are purchasing a session of an online training that includes online assessments. Your certificate will be emailed to you once you pass the final exam with a passing grade of 80%.

Your certificate will bear the name you provided to us when you signed up. For support and questions regarding the material presented in this class please contact us at onlineservices@childcareed.com. Please consult our frequently asked questions page for other questions or feel free to contact us.

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45 CUR

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