Childcare Vocabulary Chapter 1 and 2
Working with Young Children Chaps. 1 & 32 (33 New)
Terms in this set (51)
The period of life from birth to nine year of age.
The full range of early childhood programs including school based programs for three- and four-years- olds, preschool, child care, Head start, and home-based childcare.
A child care worker who usually provides care in the child's home and may receive food housing in addition to wages.
A person from a foreign country who lives with family and provides child care in exchange for room, board, and transportations.
a persons exploded by a state to ensure that the state's child care rules and regulations are followed.
A persons who starts his or her own business.
Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.
A national credential that requires post secondary courses in child care education and a minimum number of hour of child care experience. To be eligible for this credential, a person must be eighteen years of age and have a high school diploma.
Developmentallyappropiteate Practice (DAP)
A set of guidelines that focus on the outcomes of learning activities.
A guiding set of moral principles, either those help personally or those determined by professional organization for its members.
The process of examining your interests and abilities, as well as values and professional priorities.
Your beliefs, feelings, and ideas about what is important.
Global aspects of work that are importance to a person's satisfaction.
Brief summary of a person's qualifications, skills and job experience. the purpose of resume is to secure an interview and ?or inform a potential employer of a person's qualifications and experience.
A letter of introduction that is usually include when sending a resume to a prospective employer.
A letter sent to an assortment of people who you know personally or who are referred to you to inform them that you are available for employment. After receiving the letter, these individuals could pass your name on to the appropriate people or provide you with valuable insight into possible employment opportunities.
Hidden Job Market
Job advertised informally through word of mouth.
Family Child Care
A poplular form of child care in the United States provided other than by a relative or parent.
Child Care Centers
Facilities that offer full-day children's programs.
This type of care focuses primarilly on meeting the child's physical needs.
was for children to "Learn how to learn" This approach allowed the child to explore materials that were meant to instruct
Program to overcome then negative effects of poverty on young children.
School-age Child Care Programs
Provide care for children before and / or after school.
These services hire workers who call the home to check whether the child has arrived saferly.
Are formed and run by parents who wish to take part in their children's preschool experience.
Or university- and college- affiliated programs, are located on a postsecondary or college campus, 2-7.
Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK)
Is sponsored at state level These programs are designed for three- and four-year-old children.
Is the best indicator of high-quality early care and education. There set of standards that have to met by an early childhood programs.
Is the broad term that describes any situation in which children are provided with supervision, support, and education by individuals outside the child's immediate family.
Or the overall direction in which a society moves within a given time frame.
Or required by law, report each suspected abuse or neglect case.
Avoid distractions and focus on what the speaker says. Paraphrase the speaker to show that you understand. Ask questions if you do not understand or need clarification.
Is the way you move your hands and arms, hold your body, and use facial expres-sions.
A personal commitment to work hard and do one's very best.
The ability to adapt willingly to change, is very important in a work place
Means making use of all your personal and professional contacts to further your career goals.
Most early childhood professional organizations publish professional magazines and newsletters for their members.
Is community service that is part of your schoolwork.
Or put tasks in order of importance, not in order of your preference.
Or base that you build upon, for finding and keeping a job and advancing in your career.
Or required task or duty, is to do the very best job possible for your employer and for the children in your care
The ability to put yourself in another's place.
To cover medical expenses and lost wages.
The lowest hourly amount a worker can earn.
Employers must compensate hourly employees who work overtime (More than 40 hours per week) with extra pay or time off.
An organization of workers in a similar field.
The process of workers and employers agreeing to working conditions, contracts and benefits.
Unfair treatment based on age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance, disability or other factors.
Is an act of discrimination. It is any un;welcome verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature.
Is a period on which an employer observes the employee's work and behavior in order to assess whether the employee is fit to remain with the company.
With or follow the rules of, Title 111 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The ability to take first steps.