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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.
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.
Students practice escaping from a fire. In this fire safety lesson, students listen to the smoke alarm and discuss what it tells them to do. Students 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 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.
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.