An Introduction to School-Age Care in Canada, 2nd edition

  • Kevin Bisback
  • Leslie Kopf-Johnson

An Introduction to School-Age Care in Canada

ISBN-13:  9780132082013

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Overview

An Introduction to School-Age Care in Canada will teach you to develop programs with the children, rather than for the children.  It includes strategies for developing a sense of community, and creating learning environments and experiences children find fun and challenging, while emphasizing the involvement of the children in all aspects of the program. 

Table of contents

PART 1: SCHOOL-AGE CARE IN CANADA

 

Chapter 1 - Child and School-Age Care

Overview

Why School-Age Care?

A Brief History of School-Age Care

What is School-Age Care?

Types of School-Age Care

Settings for School-Age Programs

High-Quality School-Age Care

Who Are The Children?

Diversity

Needs of School-Age Children

Philosophy of School-Age Care

Summary

Student Learning Experiences

Review Questions

 

Chapter 2 - The Educators in School-Age Programs

Overview

Legislation and the Educator

Who Are The Educators?

Characteristics of Educators

Roles of the Educator

Responsibilities of the Educator

Summary

Student Learning Experiences

Review Questions

 

 

PART 2: DEVELOPMENT: THEORIES, AGES, AND STAGES

 

Chapter 3 — Theories OF Development and Learning

Overview

Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

Information Processing Model (IPM)

Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory

Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory of Development

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Bandura’s Social-Cognitive Theory of Learning

Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Theory

Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development

Summary

Student Learning Experiences

Review Questions

 

Chapter 4 - Growth and Development

Overview

Physical Development

Cognitive Development

Language Development

Social and Emotional Development

Diversity

Summary

Student Learning Experiences

Review Questions

 

 

PART 3: PLANNING THE ENVIRONMENT AND CREATING A SENSE OF COMMUNITY

 

Chapter 5 - Creating Indoor and Outdoor Environments

Overview

The Indoor Environment

The Outdoor Environment

Involving Children and Families

The Home-Like Environment and the Theories that Support It

Summary

Student Learning Experiences

Review Questions

 

Chapter 6 - Intro to curriculum and Program Planning

Overview

Published by Pearson Canada (February 16th 2009) - Copyright © 2010