Early Childhood Education 1A

Early Childhood Education 1A will teach you about how to work with young children in an early childhood education setting. 

Unit #1 Childcare Programs

Childcare Programs

Daddy Day Care

After watching this short video on your own piece of paper answer the following questions. 

  1. What is the difference between baby-sitting and childcare?
  2. Were you ever baby-sat? Where?
  3. Did you go to a childcare facility?
  4. Did you like it?
  5. Do you remember any of it?
  6. Would you like to share any experiences?


  • Custodial Child Care
  • Developmental Child Care
  • Comprehensive Child Care
  • Head Start
  • Montessori
  • Homecare
  • Preschool
  • Hourly Care
  • Onsite Child Care
  • Laboratory Schools
  • Day Care Centers

Licensing Standards and CDA Requirements

The Communication Process 

This picture demonstrates the communication process. Look over the picture and think about the last conversation you had. Did it follow this process?

Unit #2 Developmentally Appropriate Practices


What is DAP?

Watch this video clip from Miss Frizzle and then think about how this classroom experience is different than other classroom experiences. How do you think this affects DAP?


Resume Rubric 

Using the rubric found below you will need to create a personal resume that relates to a career in the early childhood education field. 

Resume Rubric