This two-credit honors course prepares students to work with children in early education and child care settings. Areas of study include personal and professional preparation, child development from birth to age 12, techniques and procedures for working with young children, and history, trends and opportunities in this field. An internship makes up 50 percent of instructional time. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include internship, mentorship, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education and apprenticeship are not available for this course. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Introduction to Child Development is recommended, but not required, as a prerequisite for this course.
REMOTE LEARNING EXPECTATIONS
- Students are required to attend all class orientation sessions. Attendance will be taken.
- After the first two days, classes will either be remote (pre-recorded content) or live instruction (teachers will hold short, live interactions at the designated time).
- All links to Microsoft Teams will be available in Canvas.
- All assignments will be graded.
- Teachers will provide live instruction Monday through Thursday.
- Live instruction will begin August 17 for all classes. Attendance will be taken daily at live instruction or assignment submission.
- Fridays will be strictly for remote learning (pre-loaded lessons that may include videos, discussion boards, or assignment submission.
- ALL STUDENTS MUST BE FULLY ENGAGE THROUGHOUT LIVE VIDEO INSTRUCTION.
- FOLLOW CLASSROOM NORMS.
- BE MINDFUL THAT ALL VIDEOS ARE RECORDED.
- (Credit to Ms. Wallace for expectations)