# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Early Childhood, Education, and Services I National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education Correlation by Task

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National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
42 Identify ways to manage physical space to maintain a developmentally appropriate learning environment for each child. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.1
43 Explain state and local health and safety regulations for an early childhood education environment. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.2
44 Demonstrate strategies designed to teach children personal health, safety, and sanitation habits. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.3
45 Give examples of meals and snacks that accommodate allergies and promote healthy eating practices. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.4
46 Describe signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect and the role of a mandated reporter. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.5
47 Describe signs and symptoms of child trauma. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.6
48 Describe the components of a daily child health check. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.6
49 Identify procedures for staff, parents, and children that help prevent childhood illnesses and communicable diseases. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.6
50 Outline security procedures for an early childhood education environment. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.7
51 Explain emergency and safety procedures used in an early childhood education environment. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.4.7
52 Analyze child development theories for early childhood best practices. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.2.1
53 Examine a variety of research-based assessment methods and tools that are used to interpret a child's growth and development. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.2.2
54 Describe cultural, family, economic, and environmental factors that may affect a child’s development. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.2.3
55 Identify the developmental needs of a child. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.2.4
56 Explain developmentally appropriate practices that promote children's growth and development. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.2.5
57 Identify developmentally appropriate guidance techniques. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.3.5 ♦ 4.3.6 ♦ 4.4.1
58 Describe self-regulation skills that are practiced with children to promote positive social interaction. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.5.1 ♦ 4.5.2 ♦ 4.5.3
59 Identify the interpersonal skills that promote positive and productive relationships with children. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.5.3 ♦ 4.5.4
60 Examine a variety of research-based curriculum and instructional models used in early childhood education. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.3.1
61 Plan developmentally appropriate learning experiences in all curriculum areas. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.3.2 ♦ 4.3.3 ♦ 4.3.4
62 Analyze an integrated curriculum that incorporates a child's language, learning styles, home experiences, and cultural values into developmentally appropriate learning experiences. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.3.3 ♦ 4.3.4
63 Identify a variety of teaching methods to accommodate each child’s learning style. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.2.3 ♦ 4.3.3 ♦ 4.3.2 ♦ 4.3.4
64 Evaluate learning centers that encourage a child’s interests, exploration, discovery, and development. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.3.5 ♦ 4.4.1
65 Create a schedule of activities, routines, and transitions. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.3.6
66 Identify strategies for constructive and supportive interactions that promote family partnerships. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.5.4
67 Assess ways to share information with parents/guardians regarding developmental topics and concerns related to children. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.5.2 ♦ 4.5.4
68 Explain the current and emerging roles and functions of individuals engaged in careers related to early childhood education. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.1 ♦ 4.1.2 ♦ 4.1.3
69 Examine education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in early childhood education and services. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.1.2 ♦ 4.1.3
70 Identify opportunities for continuing education and training in early childhood education and related fields. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.6 ♦ 4.6.1 ♦ 4.6.2 ♦ 4.6.4
71 Describe ethical standards of professional organizations that are associated with early childhood education. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.6.2
72 Explore federal, state, and local government regulations that affect early childhood development programs. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.6.3 ♦ 4.6.5
73 Complete a self-assessment to identify personal assets. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.1 ♦ 4.1.5
74 Describe the desired characteristics of professionals working with young children. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.1.1 ♦ 4.5.3 ♦ 4.6.4
75 Examine the changing social and family dynamics that have increased the need for early childhood education and services. National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4.1.2 ♦ 4.1.4