A well-designed schedule contains certain basic components and it should be sequenced in a way that balances teacher-directed and open-ended activities. Adequate time should be provided for each activity and for transitions. Accommodations for children with special needs and communicating the schedule to parents should be planned. There are many points to consider in making and using a daily schedule that supports learning!Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.
Course Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the importance of a well-designed daily schedule for young children.
- List the seven basic components that should be included in the daily schedule, and the appropriate amount of time needed for each.
- Discuss other considerations in the creation and monitoring of a good daily schedule.