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Curriculum Alignment


Event Description

What is important when choosing a curriculum? There are several important elements to look for, according to Step Up To Quality. The curriculum should be effective and responsive to children and also be in alignment to Ohio's Early Learning and Development Standards. Participate in this session to find out what curriculum is, how to choose it, what the Big Ideas are for young children, how to align to the standards, and much much more! Please bring a copy of the Early Learning and Development Standards (ELDS) with you to the session. They are available for download on the Early Childhood Ohio website at earlychildhoodohio.org.


Sessions / Training Location Info


Session Being Hosted At:
4C for Children - 2100 Sherman Avenue #300 Cincinnati Hamilton (directions)

Instructor(s)

Geraldine Weller

Event Information

Contact Hours 6.00
Training approved for OA-L2
Registration deadline Oct 10, 2017
Number of open seats -1
Event Owner 4C Cincinnati
Sponsor Phone (513) 758-1301

Topic Areas

Target Audience Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care
Age Groups related to content Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers
Core Knowledge Area Learning Experiences & Environments - Level 2
Child Development Associate Area To advance physical and intellectual competence
Early Learning and Development Standards
Assessment Type Individual activity
Pre- and Post-test
Workbook

Objectives

Objective: Define curriculum as process, context, and content
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Learning Experiences
 
Competency: 1.3 Chooses and/or implements a curriculum* that includes all of the learning domains and incorporates knowledge of individual children and their interests.
Objective: Explain criteria to employ when choosing curriculum, including: (a) comprehensive, (b) research-based, (c) developmentally appropriate, (d) linked to assessment, (e) supports family engagement, (f) validated by professional organizations, and (g) consistent the mission and philosophy of the program
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's CKC for Program Administrators
 
Area: The Curriculum Cycle
 
Subgroup: Curriculum Design
 
Competency: 2.3 Ensures that the curriculum used throughout the program is based on knowledge of individual children’s developmental patterns, family and community goals, institutional and cultural context, and state standards.
Objective: Recognize guidelines for effective implementation of curriculum for children at different age levels
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's CKC for Program Administrators
 
Area: The Curriculum Cycle
 
Subgroup: Teaching and Learning
 
Competency: 1.10 Uses a continuous process of assessment to guide modifications to the environment, teaching strategies and expectations.
Objective: Identify the components of effective large group activities
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Learning Experiences
 
Competency: 2.5 Allows for peer play among all age groups and develops and supports play interactions as necessary.
Objective: Identify the components of effective small group acticities
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Learning Experiences
 
Competency: 2.5 Allows for peer play among all age groups and develops and supports play interactions as necessary.
Objective: Demonstrate the ability to address multiple ELDS through high quality learning activities and use of the “Big Ideas” for Early Learning
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Learning Experiences
 
Competency: 2.3 Incorporates developmentally and individually appropriate materials, activities and strategies in an integrated curriculum*.

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