Planning a Healthy and Safe Learning Environment
This course examines methods, licensing requirements and importance of providing a safe, healthy and DAP learning environments. It also covers developmentally appropriate (DAP) curricula as it relates to safe, healthy, learning environment for young children birth - 5 years. Course information is taught by means of the text book, lecture notes, discussion boards, video clips, quizzes, and written assignments. Educators/caregivers must provide a safe, healthy and appropriate learning environment which is vital to the overall growth and development for young children.
Required Textbook: CDA Essentials for Working with Young Children, 2nd Edition
- The CDA Competency Standards Book (CDA Council) for the student's particular CDA setting. (Order this book on the CDA Council website)
- If you are compiling a CDA Professional Portfolio, you will want to order a pre-assembled CDA Binder from easycda.com. Students will be putting Resource items into the Portfolio during this course.