Classes I teach at Saddleback:
CD 127 – Adult Supervision and Mentor Practices
Units – 2
A study of the methods and principles of supervising student teachers, assistant teachers, parents, and volunteers in early childhood or school-age centers. Emphasis is on the role of a mentor. Satisfies adult supervision requirement for Child Development Permit and eligibility to apply for the California Mentor Teacher Program(formerly CDES 127).
CD 133 – Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Group Care
Units – 3
History and types of care for infants and toddlers. Focuses on developmentally appropriate curriculum and environments for infant and toddler group care. Caregiver roles and parent relationships will also be discussed (formally CDES 133).
CD 123 - Infant and Toddler Development
Units - 3
Development and behavior in children from conception to age three. Characteristic social, physical, and sensorimotor behavior patterns of infants and toddlers in relation to the environment will be explored through theory and direct observation (formerly CDES 123).