Demonstrate strategies designed to teach children personal health, safety, and sanitation habits.
Demonstration should include
- appropriate eating practices
- USDA MyPlate guidelines nutritious snacks, meals, and beverages
- state and local regulations pertaining to health, safety, and the physical space
- identification of instruction for children in health, safety, and sanitation procedures
- instruction for children in maintaining health, safety, and sanitation
- incorporating universal precautions/infection control: bloodborne pathogens
- diapering and potty training guidelines and appropriate hand washing techniques.
- What criteria should be used to determine strategies to teach health, safety, and sanitation habits?
- What are the developmental needs of the children? How might strategies be adapted to meet the needs of different children?
- Whose primary responsibility is it to teach children health, safety, and sanitation habits—parents or childcare professionals?
- What strategies should be used to promote cooperation between parents and childcare professionals in the teaching of health, safety, and sanitation habits?
- What beliefs, actions, or conditions might limit cooperation?
- What strategies should be used to teach children good nutritional habits? What constitutes good nutrition?
- What skills are needed to implement strategies that teach children health, safety, and sanitation habits?
- How might specific strategies help and/or harm children?
- How can parents be involved in teaching children healthy, safety, and sanitation habits?
- What management procedures are required to implement strategies to teach children health, safety, and sanitation habits?
- What consequences may result from failure to secure the cooperation of parents when implementing strategies to teach children health, safety, and sanitation habits?
- How are universal precautions implemented in an early childhood learning environment?
- What resources and practices do early childhood professionals use to recognize symptoms of common childhood illnesses and diseases?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will apply social science skills to understand economic systems by
- identifying the basic economic questions encountered by all economic systems;
- comparing the characteristics of traditional, free market, command, and mixed economies, as described by Adam Smith and Karl Marx; and
- evaluating the impact of the government’s role in the economy on individual economic freedoms.
The student will apply social science skills to understand the role of government in the Virginia and United States economies by
- describing the provision of government goods and services that are not readily produced by the market;
- describing government’s establishment and maintenance of the rules and institutions in which markets operate, including the establishment and enforcement of property rights, contracts, consumer rights, labor-management relations, environmental protection, and competition in the marketplace;
- investigating and describing the types and purposes of taxation that are used by local, state, and federal governments to pay for services provided by the government;
- analyzing how Congress can use fiscal policy to stabilize the economy;
- describing the effects of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy on price stability, employment, and the economy; and
- evaluating the trade-offs in government decisions.
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
A Better You
The Healthy You
Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
Check the national website for Skill Events
Focus on Children
Life Event Planning
National Programs in Action
Nutrition and Wellness
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Implement strategies to teach health, safety, and sanitation habits.