EDU 120 Fall 2009


Fall 2009   Syllabus

companion web site

To find an accredited early childhood program using your zip code, click here

8/31/09  Organize your class handouts

               Begin  labeling your dividers for your child study portfolio

ASSIGNMENTS: purchase glue,children's scissors, crayons

                             bring toy  to class  T- 9/8    W -9/9

                             Select a NAEYC center for your child study

                             Complete the evaluation of a student work sample

                             READ and OUTLINE chapter 1

                             Start reading and outlining the next chapter.

Child study has been revised:  4 domains, 3 hours each, total= 12 hours


For thursday:  Your book with lesson from the holocaust curriculum 9/17


EDU 120proposal


child study proposal:  week of 9/21

Book Review:  10/5 week

child study: week of 11/16

Lesson plan: week of 11/22

EXAM 1:10/08 - 10/15 

EXAM 2:week of dec 7

portfolio: last day of class

anecdotal example


Chapter 1 organizer         




Infant mental health

Power points Chapter 4

power points chapter 6

Language development

language development video


     Love To Read

EDU120allabouttoys   read this handbook to learn about toys and the developmental ages of children

EDU120 chapter13organizer


Edu 120 final chapters and study guide

NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation

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NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation. 1. Promoting child development and learning. Candidates use their understanding of young ...


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New Jersey State Department of Education – Early Childhood Education Program Expectations: Standards of Quality. Social/Emotional Development ...



Early Childhood Growing Ideas Tipsheet Index

National Association for the Education of Young Children

This organization includes early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade. Affiliate Groups work to improve professional practice and working conditions in early childhood education and to build public support for high quality early childhood programs.

National Institute for Early Education Research

National Education Association

National Education Association (NEA) is America's oldest and largest organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. Founded in 1857, it is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and has affiliates in every state as well as in over 13,000 local communities. Its 2.5 million members work at every level of education. This website includes many links for teachers, lesson plans, and advocacy information.

Zero to Three

ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization located in Washington, D.C., dedicated solely to advancing the healthy development of babies and young children. Its Web site features information for parents and professionals.







Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom (EYLY Release #1996-12     NAEYC website)


10 Signs of a Great Preschool (EYLY Release #1996-01     NAEYC website)


Where Your Child Care Dollars Go (EYLY Release #1997-07     NAEYC website)


Childrens Defense Fund


Become a Children's Champion (NAEYC Advocacy/Action Page)


Accreditation of Early Childhood Programs (National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, NAEYC website)

Advocacy/Children & Families

25 Key Facts About American Children (Children's Defense Fund, 2000 Yearbook)


Children's Defense Fund

Families and Work Institute

I Am Your Child *This is Rob Reiner's rganization.

Stand for Children

Training Wheels for Early Childhood Education

Vermont Early Childhood Website 


Attachment Theory

Attachment-Theory and Research at Stony Brook

Attachment Research Center

Mangione, Peter.  The Program for Infant & Toddler Caregivers: Infant Attachment. Online Powerpoint Presentation.  Added July 7, 2001 in Attachment Theory and in Infants & Toddlers.

Psyche Matters-Attachment Resources and Bibliographies

Child Care Information/State Licensing & Regulation

VT SRS - Childcare

New York State Day Care Regulations

New York's Regulations For Health and Safety In Child Care

Child Care/Accreditation

National Academy of Early Childhood Programs *This is NAEYC accreditation.

Child Care Information/Organizations

National Child Care Information Center Home Page

Vermont Early Childhood Website

Child Development

Child Care Source

Families and Work Institute

Child Wellness, Safety, and Nutrition Sites

American Academy of Pediatrics


Centers for Disease Control & Prevention



Health and Safety Resources

National Child Care Information Center




This site sponsored by the Nemours Foundation partners with a number of children's hospitals around the country.


National Resource Center for Health & Safety in Child Care


Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics


Prevent Child Abuse America


Prevent Child Abuse Ohio


Prevent Child Abuse

West Virginia


Tobacco Free Ohio


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Discipline & Behavior Management


The No Spanking Page

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Equipment & Supplies/Commercial


Community Playthings

Constructive Playthings/U.S. Toy

Discount School Supply *This site also includes many teacher resources free of charge.

Lakeshore Learning Supplies

The Parent Teacher Store, Latham, NY

Play Essentials

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Equipment & Supplies/Commercial-Books

Gryphon House Books On-line: Books For Teachers, Parents & Caregivers

Redleaf Press

Turn-the-Page Press *This is Bev Bos' site

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 Higher Education/Early Childhood Degree

Bank Street, New York City

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