If you love children and are interested in pursuing early childhood careers, Stratford's course is a great place to start.
Students can gain a thorough introduction to this interesting career field and gain valuable insight on child behaviors and development. This detailed information could be helpful in both your personal and professional life.
With the convenience to study at home, you could complete your course in as little as six months, of if you prefer, take up to two years.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for childcare workers is $20,320. The number of jobs is projected to increase by 5% through 2024.*
Early Childhood Education: An Introduction Teamwork Interaction Among ECE Staff
Keeping Pace with Rapid Developmental Changes
Changes in Children
Working with Children Who Have Special Needs
Who Is Involved In Early Childhood Education The What of Early Childhood Education
The Scope of Early Childhood Education
The Who of Early Childhood Education
Children - Similarities and Differences
Rationale For ECE and Its Physical Environment The Why of Early Childhood Education
Rationale Supporting ECE
Goals, Objectives and Evaluation
The Where of Early Childhood Education
The Physical Environment
Curriculum Planning Scheduling the Program and Curriculum Planning
Creative Development Through the Curriculum
Physical Development Through the Curriculum
Cognitive Development Through the Curriculum
Language Development Through the Curriculum
Social Development Through the Curriculum
Guiding the Behavior of Children The How of Early Childhood Education
Guiding Routines and Group Activities
Guiding Social Behaviors
Helping Children Cope with Stress
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition