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Delaware Core Areas

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Block Play

  • 1.5 hrs in Child Development
  • 1.5 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum 

Child Development and Guidance

  • 10 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Days with Toddlers: Curriculum Planning for Ages 12–36 Months

  • 2 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care

  • 3 hrs in Child Development
  • 2 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 3 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Great Days with Kids: Curriculum and Lesson Planning

  • 1 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Infants in Child Care

  • 6 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Many Ways to Learn for Toddlers and Preschoolers

  • 2 hrs in Child Development
  • 10 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Music and Movement

  • 1.5 hrs in Child Development
  • 1.5 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem

  • 5 hrs in Child Development
  • 15 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Preschoolers in Child Care

  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 4 hr in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Principles of Child Development and Learning

  • 10 hrs in Child Development

Toddlers in Child Care

  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Toilet Learning

  • 2 hrs in Child Development

Block Play

  • 1.5 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum 
  • 1.5 hrs in Child Development

Challenging Behavior: Positive Guidance in Child Care

  • 1 hr in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum 
  • 5 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/Social Emotional Development

Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • 1 hr in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum 
  • 1 hr in Observation & Assessment
  • 1 hr in Positive Behavior Management/Social Emotional Development
  • 1 hr in Family and Community

Child Development and Guidance

  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Creating Schedules and Routines

  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Days with Toddlers: Curriculum Planning for Ages 12–36 Months

  • 2 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

The Early Childhood Professional

  • 3 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Professionalism
  • 3 hrs in Management and Administration

Early Childhood Stress: Serious Stress in Children's Lives

  • 5 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Great Days with Kids: Curriculum and Lesson Planning

  • 1 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Infants in Child Care

  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 6 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Making Learning Fun

  • 20 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Many Ways to Learn for Toddlers and Preschoolers

  • 10 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Child Development

Music and Movement

  • 1.5 hrs in Child Development
  • 1.5 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Preschoolers in Child Care

  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 4 hr in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Toddlers in Child Care

  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Transitions and Troublesome Times

  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Biting Hurts!

  • 1 hr in Observation and Assessment
  • 1 hr in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • 1 hr in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum 
  • 1 hr in Observation & Assessment
  • 1 hr in Positive Behavior Management/Social Emotional Development
  • 1 hr in Family and Community

Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development

  • 10 hrs in Observation and Assessment

Biting Hurts!

  • 1 hr in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 1 hr in Observation and Assessment

Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • 1 hr in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum 
  • 1 hr in Observation & Assessment
  • 1 hr in Positive Behavior Management/Social Emotional Development
  • 1 hr in Family and Community

Challenging Behavior: Positive Guidance in Child Care

  • 1 hr in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum 
  • 5 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/Social Emotional Development

Child Development and Guidance

  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 10 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Days with Toddlers: Curriculum Planning for Ages 12–36 Months

  • 2 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care

  • 2 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 3 hrs in Child Development
  • 3 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Infants and Child Care

  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 6 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem

  • 15 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 5 hrs in Child Development

Preschoolers in Child Care

  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Social-Emotional Development in Young Children

  • 3 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Toddlers in Child Care

  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences

  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • 1 hr in Family and Community

Emergency Preparedness in Child Care

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Great Beginnings: An Introduction to Child Care

  • 3 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • 2 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 3 hrs in Child Development

Infants in Child Care

  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • 6 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Keeping Infants Safe

  • 3 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Lead Safety in Child Care

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Managing Health and Safety in Child Care

  • 10 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • 2 hrs in Management and Adminstration

Preschoolers in Child Care

  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Safe Baby, Safe Child

  • 5 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Safe Environments in Child Care

  • 5 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Sanitation for Disease Prevention

  • 5 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Sun Safety

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Toddlers in Child Care

  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Transportation Safety

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care

  • 1 hr in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • 1 hr in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum 
  • 1 hr in Observation & Assessment
  • 1 hr in Positive Behavior Management/Social Emotional Development
  • 1 hr in Family and Community

Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences

  • 1 hr in Family and Community
  • hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

First Steps in Child Care: An Orientation

  • 1 hr in Family and Community
  • 2 hrs in Professionalism

Parents and Child Care

  • 15 hrs in Family and Community
  • 5 hrs in Management and Administration

Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care

  • 1 hr in Family and Community
  • 1 hr in Professionalism

Understanding Each Other: Communicating with Families, Staff and Your Community

  • 5 hrs in Family and Community
  • 4 hrs in Professionalism

The Early Childhood Professional

  • 2 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Observation and Assessment
  • 3 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development
  • 1 hr in Family and Community

First Steps in Child Care: An Orientation

  • 4 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

A Joyful Life of Caregiving

  • 2 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Observation and Assessment
  • 14 hrs in Positive Behavior Management/ Social Emotional Development

Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care

  • 1 hr in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

Understanding Each Other: Communicating with Families, Staff and Your Community

  • 2 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum

The Early Childhood Professional

  • 3 hrs in Management and Administration
  • 3 hrs in Development Curriculum Planning/ Environment and Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Professionalism

Managing Health and Safety in Child Care

  • 2 hrs in Management and Administration
  • 10 hrs in Health, Safety, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Parents and Child Care

  • 5 hrs in Management and Administration
  • 15 hrs in Family and Community