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122 Contents Chapter Child Care and Early Education Section 22.1 Child Care OptionsSection 22.2 Participating in Early Childhood Education
2Section 22.1 Child Care Options Parents who need substitute child care for their children must decide whether home-based care or center-based care is best for the needs of their child.
3Content Vocabulary Academic Vocabulary child care center socialize in-home carefamily child carenannylicenseaccreditationplay groupparent cooperativeHead Startsocializecriteria
4Substitute Care There are many types of substitute child care. Two general settings include home-based care and center-based care.Each state has its own agency that licenses child care centers.licenseAn official printed document that gives permission, such as one from the state that indicates child care providers meet health and safety standards.
5Substitute CareMany parents need substitute care for their school-age children before and after school and during holidays, breaks, and summers.
6Choosing Substitute Child Care Many factors must be considered when choosing substitute child care.There are several issues specific to home-based care that parents should consider.Parents should write a list of questions to ask when searching for the right child care facility for their child.List some questions you might ask when considering home-based care.
7Choosing Substitute Child Care Groups such as Child Care Aware, National Association for the Education of Young Children, and Nation’s Network of Child Care Resource and Referral offer help in finding child care in many areas.
8Section 22.2 Participating in Early Childhood Education Early childhood classrooms should provide a safe and healthy environment for children.Classrooms should promote positive behavior and plan lessons and activities.
9Content Vocabulary Academic Vocabulary learning center circle timefree playtransitionself-sufficiencyexpectations
10The Early Childhood Classroom The environment in early childhood classrooms must be child-size to promote children’s independence.Early childhood educators use special guidelines when designing a classroom and setting up learning centers.learning centerAn area designed for certain types of play and learning.10
11The Early Childhood Classroom Health care routines in the classroom help prevent the spread of illness.Caregivers must create a safe environment, practice and teach safe behaviors, and know what to do in an emergency.11
12Planning Appropriate Activities Children need play experiences that focus on different areas of development.A good daily schedule features a balance of active and quiet activities and small- and large-group activities.Name some examples of active activities and quiet activities.12
13Planning Appropriate Activities The lead teacher plans specific activities that children will do in the learning centers and during circle time or other group times.circle timeWhen the children share their experiences in show-and-tell or listen to a story together.13
14Promoting Positive Behavior Teachers must communicate expectations to children and model good behavior.Early childhood teachers must use positive reinforcement to promote positive behavior.14
15Chapter Summary Section 22.1 Child Care Options Home-based care options include in-home care, family child care, and play groups.Center-based care options include child care centers, parent cooperatives, preschools, and Head Start centers.When choosing substitute care, it is important to carefully evaluate choices.15
16Participating in Early Childhood Education Chapter SummarySection 22.2Participating in Early Childhood EducationA typical early childhood classroom includes different learning centers.Caregivers’ primary duty is for the health and safety of the children in their care.A daily schedule and written plans help ensure good learning experiences.Rules and positive reinforcement help promote appropriate behavior.16
17ReviewDo you remember the vocabulary terms from this chapter? Use the following slides to check your knowledge of the definitions.The slides in this section include both English and Spanish terms and definitions.Start
18child care center guardería A facility in which a staff of adults provides care for children.Lugar donde adultos capacitados se encargan del cuidado de varios niños.Show Definition
19cuidado infantil en casa in-home carecuidado infantil en casaCare that is provided to many young children from a caregiver who comes to their home.Cuidado que reciben muchos niños en el que la persona que cuida al niño va a su casa.Show Definition
20family child care guardería familiar Care that takes place in the caregiver’s home.Cuidado que se lleva a cabo en la casa de la persona a cargo de la guardería.Show Definition
21A person trained to provide child care. nannyniñeraA person trained to provide child care.Persona capacitada para cuidar niños.Show Definition
22licenselicenciaAn official printed document that gives permission, such as one from the state that indicates child care providers meet health and safety standards.Documento oficial que da un permiso; por ejemplo, la licencia que el estado otorga a guarderías para demostrar que cumplen con las normas de salud y seguridad.Show Definition
23accreditation certificación Official recognition as having met a standard, such as child care provider for quality child care.Reconocimiento oficial de haber cumplido con ciertas normas, como por ejemplo para una persona que cuida niños en una guardería.Show Definition
24play group grupo de juego An arrangement in which parents take turns caring for one another’s children in their own homes.Arreglo en el que algunos padres se turnan para cuidar a los hijos de otras personas en sus propias casas.Show Definition
25parent cooperative cooperativa de padres Also called co-op, it is child care that is provided by the parents of the children in the co-op.Cuidado infantil que proveen los padres de los niños que hacen parte de la cooperativa.Show Definition
26Head StartHead StartA program that provides locally run child care facilities designed to help lower-income and disadvantaged children from birth to five years of age become ready for school.Programa que proporciona guarderías locales para niños de familias de bajos ingresos desde el nacimiento hasta los cinco años para prepararlos para la escuela.Show Definition
27centro de aprendizaje learning center An area designed for certain types of play and learning.Área diseñada para ciertos tipos de juegos y aprendizaje.Show Definition
28hora del círculo circle time When the children share their experiences in show-and-tell or listen to a story together.Momento en que los niños se reúnen para compartir sus experiencias o escuchar un cuento.Show Definition
29free playjuego libreA time when children can choose any activity they want.Tiempo en que los niños pueden escoger la actividad que quieran.Show Definition
30transición transition A period during which children move from one activity to the next.Periodo durante el cual los niños pasan de una actividad a la siguiente.Show Definition
31socializesocializarTo participate; to behave in a friendly way to others.Participar; comportarse de una manera amigable con otros.Show Definition
32criteria criterios Accepted standards. Normas o niveles aceptados. Show Definition
33self-sufficiency autosuficiencia The ability to take care of oneself. La habilidad de cuidarse uno mismo.Show Definition
34Expected behaviors; a standard expected by or of someone. expectationsexpectativasExpected behaviors; a standard expected by or of someone.Comportamientos o niveles que se espera de alguien.Show Definition