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EDUC& 136 - School Age Care

3 CR

Develop skills to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities/care for children ages 5-12 years in a variety of settings. Topics include implementation of curriculum, preparation of environments, building relationships, guiding cognitive and social-emotional development, and community outreach.

Recommended: Recommended: ECED 105 .
Course Outcomes
  • Describe the physical, cognitive, social and emotional stages of children ages 5-12. 
  • Develop a plan to create reciprocal and culturally sensitive relationships with children and families. 
  • Analyze the effectiveness of an environment and recommend changes that are culturally retentive, developmentally appropriate, and conducive to positive social interactions. 
  • Identify guidance strategies that promote cognitive and social growth in the context of school-age care environment. 
  • Describe state and local school-age care regulations and procedures related to group size, health, nutrition and safety. 
  • Describe strategies supporting a curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive. 
  • Identify community resources supporting school-age care/youth development program personnel. 

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