# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Early Childhood, Education, and Services I Task 968840845

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Analyze an integrated curriculum that incorporates a child's language, learning styles, home experiences, and cultural values into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.

Definition

Analysis should include the curriculum’s effectiveness in
  • promoting understanding and acceptance among all people
  • helping to overcome language barriers (e.g., foreign language, dialect, speech impediment, sign language)
  • incorporating various learning styles, including those of children with special needs
  • recognizing various family and cultural values.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What contextual factors may influence the development and implementation of an integrated curriculum?
  • What is meant by an integrated curriculum? What are the goals of an integrated curriculum?
  • What standards should be used to evaluate curriculum and instruction?
  • What are the goals and benefits of culturally relevant childcare?
  • Which teaching strategies help foster cultural identity in children?
  • How can childcare professionals incorporate multiculturalism into a curriculum?
  • What types of multicultural activities are appropriate for children of different ages (e.g., infant, toddler, preschooler, school age)?
  • How can childcare professionals incorporate a child's home language into the childcare setting?
Communication
  • What communication skills are needed to work with children who have different learning styles?
  • How can the home experiences and family values of children be used to help them learn?
  • How can curriculum and instruction practices be communicated to families and the community?
Leadership
  • What skills are needed as leaders to implement integrated curriculum and instruction?
  • How can the effect of a particular curriculum be assessed on the development of each individual child?
Management
  • What resources are needed to develop, implement, and assess an integrated curriculum?
  • How can teacher be given adequate time for curriculum development and assessment?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

A Better You

 

Family Ties

 

Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation

 

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

Early Childhood Education

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Focus on Children

 

Illustrated Talk

 

National Programs in Action

 

Teach and Train

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

4.3.3

Implement an integrated curriculum that incorporates a learner's language, learning styles, early experiences, and cultural values.

4.3.4

Demonstrate a variety of teaching methods to meet individual needs of learners.