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Different kinds of child care

Life Skills:

  • Employability

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 45 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Lesson on different types of child care with power point presentation and accompanying handout to be filled in.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Early Childhood Education I
Strand 4 Standard 1

Classify the types of childcare programs by category.

Career Connections:

  • child care aide, teacher, or director

Power point presentation with work paper to go along with it.

Background For Teachers:


Student Prior Knowledge:
Students with experience in the child care field will probably know some of the different types of child care available. Most students will have very little awareness of this.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to identify the different types of day care and the pros and cons of each. They will be able to compare the several different types.

Instructional Procedures:
See background for teacher

Assessment Plan:
In small groups students will attach to the wall the different aspects of several different types of child care facilities.

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Created Date :
Jun 16 2003 12:54 PM