# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Early Childhood, Education, and Services I Task 968840847

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Create a schedule of activities, routines, and transitions.

Definition

Creation of a schedule should include
  • establishing activities, routines, and transitions
  • explaining the importance of a daily schedule and routines
  • ensuring a visible schedule for children is posted for their understanding of the day’s routine
  • ensuring developmentally appropriate schedules to reflect the program’s objectives, length, and size; the facility; and the children’s ages and interests
  • explaining the importance of the use of transition techniques to move smoothly from one activity to another (e.g., gross-motor stretching activity, finger plays, music, visual and auditory cues).
It is important to create a resource file containing many different activities, routines, and transitions.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What are the benefits of using routines and transitions for young children?
  • What criteria should be used to evaluate the effectiveness of activities, routines, and transitions?
  • What factors might influence choices regarding scheduling?
  • How can schedules be adapted to cope with unexpected situations?
  • What factors should be considered when developing a schedule or routine of activities?
  • How can childcare professionals develop and use lesson plans effectively?
  • What are some examples of effective transition-time activities?
  • How can one keep accurate and meaningful records on children? Why are they helpful? What procedures should be in place for children’s records?
  • Why is record keeping important? How are children’s records used in the early childhood environment?
Communication
  • How can children be prompted to move from one activity or routine to another?
  • How can the instructional merit of schedules be communicated to parents and the community?
Leadership
  • How might routines and transitions reinforce the problem-solving/decision-making skills of children?
  • What leadership skills are needed to establish activities, routines, and transitions?
Management
  • What resources are needed to schedule activities, routines, and transitions?
  • What operational factors may limit the schedule?
  • How can technology be used to assist in scheduling?

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

4.3.6

Establish effective activities, routines, and transitions for various age groups.