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Students explore the concepts of marketing (product, promotion, price, place) through the process of promoting themselves as child care providers. They explain the four P's of Marketing and how they are used in business and in society. They interview potential customers to find out what they desire in a babysitter.
Students investigate child care. They practice interviewing potential child-care providers, discuss issues relating to taking time off work to care for a sick child and how to handle family problems at work.
Students explore the concepts of marketing (product, promotion, price, place) through the process of promoting themselves as child care providers. They investigate the relationship and impact of marketing on the family and consumer.
The first job most of us ever experienced, was babysitting. Prepare young adults for the responsibilities of child care with Babysitting 101. They'll discuss safety, food preparation, and the that responsibilities babysitting entails. They'll also work through a series of babysitting scenarios to prepare them for the rigors of a real babysitting job.
Learners explore marketing strategies while producing a hand-sewn puppet. They obtain information about child care and safety as well as basic hand sewing techniques.
Students investigate Child Care Models: Head Start, Montessori, Behaviorist, Constructivist. They identify the types of childcare and applicable licensure standards and laws. Students play a jeopardy game covering all the statements within this lesson.
Students continue their completion of the child care internet course. In groups, they examine the differences between arts and crafts and develop their own stations for their classroom. To end the lesson, they create their own art handouts.
In this activity, child care apprentices prepare granola bars to serve to preschoolers. A recipe and lab evaluation sheet are included, but the actual procedure is vague. It could be used in a cooking class or as a career exploration exercise.
In this social studies activity, students examine the vocabulary associated with giving childcare and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
Learners practice escaping from a fire.  For this fire safety lesson, students listen to the smoke alarm and discuss what it tells them to do.  Learners learn what to do when the alarm goes off during the day.  Students determine a special meeting place for the class to meet outside in case of an emergency.
Students identify parenting styles, including positive guidance techniques that help children develop positive self-concepts, self-management, and responsibility. They emphasize the differences between and the importance of motherhood and fatherhood.
Students define and discuss concepts of income and expense, figure out monthly take home pay, keep track of their spending for one month, identify at least ten categories of expenses, and develop budgets to prevent falling into debt.
In this factual text learning exercise, 6th graders read through several want ads and then answer the detailed questions that follow to check their reading comprehension skills.
Students explore methods to balance their work responsibilities with other family obligations. Using the Internet, they explore and study the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993. As a class, students discuss topics such as funeral leave and options to consider when juggling work and caring for a family member.
In this algebra instructional activity, students read story problems, write equations from given information, and solve for the unknown. Two examples, with basic steps are provided. This four-page instructional activity contains six multi-step problems.
Students calculate what it means to live in poverty. In this poverty lesson, students access the Poverty USA website and determine what it will cost for a family of 4 to pay for housing, utilities, transportation, food, health care, and child care.
Students discuss healthy eating habits whic include fruits, vegetables and whole grains then complete revising menu actitity. They plan a one week cycle menu that meets USDA requirements for child care programs which limits juice, includes whole grains and includes fruit or vegetables for a snack.
Students determine which activities and teacher behaviors are developmentally appropriate activities. They examine what are developmentally appropriate activities and how can we incorporate these ideas into a child care setting.
High schoolers are introduced to the standards for health in the child care system. After watching a PowerPoint presentation, they plan healthy snacks for children. To end the lesson, they review the proper safety measures to have in their classroom.
Students participate in a market research survey either verbally or written and then tally the results on a worksheet. They examine marketing strategies while producing a hand-sewn puppet. They identify the four P's (product, place,price,promotion) of marketing and incorporate them in an advertising poster.

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