Course curriculum

  • 6
    Topic 1: Chapter 2
    • Components of Human Diversity
    • Self-Reflection
    • Cultural Diversity Self-Assessment​
    • How to Promote Diversity
    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 7
    Topic 1: Chapter 3
    • Inclusive Classrooms
    • The Importance of Deliberate Inclusion​​
    • A Diverse Classroom
    • Reducing Stereotypes
    • Topic 1: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
  • 8
    Topic 1: Chapter 4
    • Interacting with Children Respectfully
    • Being Aware of Your Own Biases
    • Inclusive and Respectful Environment ​
    • Topic 1: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
  • 9
    Topic 1: Chapter 5
    • Intentional Teaching
    • Intentional Teaching Strategies
    • Strategies with Infant and Toddlers
    • Strategies with Preschool and School Age
    • Topic 1: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding
  • 10
    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 1 Completion
    • Topic 1 Reflection
    • Unit 4 Topic 1 Quiz
  • 11
    Topic 2: Spanish in the Early Childhood Classroom
    • Unit 4 Topic 2
    • Topic 2: Course Description
    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment
  • 12
    Topic 2: Chapter 1
    • Introduction to Spanish in the Classroom
    • The Benefits of Dual Language Learning
    • Knowing a Second Language
    • Worksheet: How Can It Be Useful?
    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 13
    Topic 2: Chapter 2
    • Myth 1
    • Myth 2
    • Myth 3
    • Myth 4
    • Myth 5
    • Myth 6
    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 14
    Topic 2: Chapter 3
    • Appropriate Curriculum
    • Support for Families
    • Strategies for Implementing Spanish
    • Topic 2: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
  • 15
    Topic 2: Chapter 4
    • Colors, Numbers, and Animals
    • Food, Family Members, and Weather
    • Days, Months, and Common Phrases
    • Worksheet: Spanish Words
  • 16
    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 2 Completion
    • Topic 2 Reflection
    • Unit 4 Topic 2 Quiz
  • 17
    Topic 3: Family and Community Partnerships
    • Unit 4 Topic 3
    • Topic 3: Course Description
    • Topic 3: Pre-Assessment
  • 18
    Topic 3: Chapter 1
    • Communication
    • Every Family is Unique
    • Family-Centered Practice
    • Worksheet: Support Families
    • Honoring Diversity in Families
    • Diversity in Families
    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 19
    Topic 3: Chapter 2
    • Family Engagement
    • Parent Participation
    • Six Types of Parent Involvement
    • Helping Families Feel Welcome
    • Encouraging Family Involvement
    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 20
    Topic 3: Chapter 3
    • Supporting Families​
    • What Young Children Learn
    • Worksheet: Supporting Families
  • 21
    Topic 3: Chapter 4
    • Ways of Communicating with Families
    • Having Difficult Conversations with Families
    • Parent Questions and Concerns
    • ​Obstacles to Partnerships
    • Topic 3: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
  • 22
    Topic 3: Chapter 5
    • Confidentiality
    • Keeping Confidentiality
    • Confidentiality Matters
    • Topic 3: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding
  • 23
    Topic 3: Chapter 6
    • Transitions – From Home to Program
    • Transition Scenario
    • Topic 3: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding
  • 24
    Topic 3: Chapter 7
    • Providing Support to Families Under Stress
    • Types of Resources
    • Specific Ways To Help
    • Resources for Families
    • Family Resources and Working with Volunteers
    • Topic 3: Chapter 7 Check for Understanding
  • 25
    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 3 Completion
    • Topic 3 Reflection
    • Unit 4 Topic 3 Quiz
  • 26
    Topic 4: Family Activity Nights
    • Unit 4 Topic 4
    • Topic 4: Course Description
    • Topic 4: Pre-Assessment
  • 27
    Topic 4: Chapter 1
    • Families in a Changing World
    • Accept and Respect
    • Family Statistics
    • More Family Statistics
  • 28
    Topic 4: Chapter 2
    • Family Night
    • Familial Involvement
    • Why Host a Family Night
    • Avoiding Common Pitfalls
    • Biggest Common Pitfall
    • Worksheet: Successful After-Hours
  • 29
    Topic 4: Chapter 3
    • Components of a Successful Family Night
    • More Components for Success
    • More Components for Success
    • Event Planning Tips
    • Staffing Events
  • 30
    Topic 4: Chapter 4
    • Family Program Theme Ideas
    • More Theme Ideas
    • More Theme Ideas
    • Planning an Activity Night Advice
  • 31
    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 4 Completion
    • Topic 4 Reflection
    • Unit 4 Topic 4 Quiz
  • 32
    Topic 5: Supporting Families with Special Needs
    • Unit 4 Topic 5
    • Topic 5: Course Description
    • Topic 5: Pre-Assessment
  • 33
    Topic 5: Chapter 1
    • Families with Special Needs
    • ADA Accessibility
    • Provisions of the ADA
    • Terms and Explanations
    • ADA Program Compliance Examples
    • Topic 5: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 34
    Topic 5: Chapter 2
    • Child Care Setting
    • Choosing a Center
    • Worksheet: Center Selection
    • Topic 5: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 35
    Topic 5: Chapter 3
    • Program Planning for Special Needs
    • Inclusion
    • Worksheet: Inclusion
    • Benefits of Inclusion
    • Topic 5: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
  • 36
    Topic 5: Chapter 4
    • Examples of People First Language
    • People First Language
    • Topic 5: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
  • 37
    Topic 5: Chapter 5
    • Environmental Accomodations
    • Positive Interaction Strategies
    • Using Positive Interactions
    • Topic 5: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding
  • 38
    Topic 5: Chapter 6
    • Staff Preparation
    • Professional Development
    • More Alike than Different
    • Topic 5: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding
  • 39
    Topic 5: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 5 Completion
    • Topic 5 Reflection
    • Unit 4 Topic 5 Quiz
  • 40
    Topic 6: Operation: Military Families
    • Unit 4 Topic 6
    • Topic 6: Course Description
    • Topic 6: Pre-Assessment
  • 41
    Topic 6: Chapter 1
    • Life of a Military Family
    • Types of Military
    • Identifying Military Families
    • Worksheet: Getting to Know Military Families
    • Topic 6: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 42
    Topic 6: Chapter 2
    • Experience Unique Stressors
    • Issues that Families Frequently Face
    • Military Children and Stress
    • I Serve Too
    • Worksheet: Behavioral Challenges
    • Topic 6: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding
  • 43
    Topic 6: Chapter 3
    • Frequent Separation
    • First Line of Support for Military Families
    • Ways to Support Military Families
    • Support Military Families
    • Early Childhood Education
  • 44
    Topic 6: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 6 Completion
    • Topic 6 Reflection
    • Unit 4 Topic 6 Quiz
  • 45
    Topic 7: Using Literature to Support Diverse Families
    • Unit 4 Topic 7
    • Topic 7: Course Description
    • Topic 7: Pre-Assessment
  • 46
    Topic 7: Chapter 1
    • Never too Early to Read to a Child
    • Family Literature
    • Topic 7: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding
  • 47
    Topic 7: Chapter 2
    • Early Literacy and Learning about Families
    • About Monday is One Day
    • Monday is One Day
    • Sharing Books
  • 48
    Topic 7: Chapter 3
    • Valuing Diverse Families
    • Communicating with Families
    • Topic 7: Chapter 3 Check for Understanding
  • 49
    Topic 7: Chapter 4
    • Choosing Literature
    • Beyond Literature
    • Topic 7: Chapter 4 Check for Understanding
  • 50
    Topic 7: Chapter 5
    • Lesson Plan: ​My Family Tree
    • Worksheet: My Family Tree
    • Response: My Family Tree
    • Lesson Plan: ​​Family Mobiles
    • Worksheet: Family Mobiles
    • Response: Family Mobiles
    • Lesson Plan: ​​The Name Quilt
    • Worksheet: The Name Quilt
    • Response: The Name Quilt
  • 51
    Topic 7: Wrapping it Up
    • Topic 7 Completion
    • Topic 7 Reflection
    • Unit 4 Topic 7 Quiz
    • Portfolio Resource Instructions
  • 52
    Professional Portfolio: RC IV-1
    • RC IV-1 Family Resource Guide
    • RC IV-1 Family Resource Guide Quiz
  • 53
    Professional Portfolio: RC IV-2
    • RC IV-2 Family Resource Guide
    • RC IV-2 Family Resource Guide Quiz
  • 54
    Professional Portfolio: RC IV-3
    • RC IV-3 Family Resource Guide
    • RC IV-3 Family Resource Guide Quiz
  • 55
    Professional Portfolio: RC IV-4
    • RC IV-4 Family Resource Guide
    • RC IV-4 Family Resource Guide Quiz
  • 56
    Professional Portfolio: CS IV a
    • CS IV a Communication with Families
    • CS IV a Communication with Families Quiz
  • 57
    Professional Portfolio: CS IV b
    • ​CS IV b Awareness of Children’s Home Life
    • ​CS IV b Awareness of Children’s Home Life Quiz
  • 58
    Professional Portfolio: Competency Statement 4
    • Competency Statement 4
    • Competency Statement 4 Quiz
  • 59
    Unit 4 Wrapping it Up
    • Unit 4 Review
    • Unit 4 Feedback Form
    • ATTENTION