Monday, May 27, 2019
Competency Goal Essay
Functional Area 1 Safe In order to result a safe environment and teach children safe practices to anticipate and reduce injuries I do the followersI always do my classroom counts every 30 minutes, or more often when necessary, to make indisputable that my head count matches the actual number of children in my classroom. Our centers are set up to reduce open floor space and the opportunity to run freely indoors I check all toys and equipment for broken or missing parts often to realise they remain safe for use and play. I ensure that all chemicals and cleaning supplies are put away out of the reach of children or stored in locked cabinets to prevent injury or poisoning.I keep my tinge routes posted and easily visible and my taking into custody contacts are always with me in a binder and easily accessible. I am trained in emergency evacuation procedures and plans to remove all children from the classroom and/or building in the event of a tornado or fire I am advised in First A id, CPR, and Pediatric First Aid which makes me knowledgeable of caring for accidents or injuries. Functional Area 2 Healthy In order to provide an environment that promotes health and prevents illness, and teaches children about good nutrition and practices that promote Wellness, I do the followingCleaning and sanitizing classroom items, including future & toys, a task do multiple times a day. I sanitize all toys immediately after being put into a childs mouth, to prevent the sprinkle of germs. I wash my hands & wear gloves before & after handling food, helping with toileting, cleaning noses to prevent germs from being spread. I follow the centers policies for sick children to prevent other illnesses in the classroom. We also serve Healthy Balanced meals breakfast, lunch & snack.Functional Area 3 Learning Environment In order to use relationships, the physical space, materials, daily schedule, and routines to create a secure, interesting, and enjoyable environment that promot es engagement, play exploration, and learning of all children including children with disabilities and special needs, I do the following I engage made sure that all Centers are laid out to help Children better benefit in learning. By putting the quite, absorb & messy centers together. We also meet an ABC carpet thats just for group time. Limit 10 to 15mins I have put out numerous different learning activities for each center. Reading has lots of books, writing has name cards & letter strips, Dramatic Play & table toys has theme related items. Blocks have cars, animals, dollhouse & furniture. Science has Theme related items & Art I put out different things weekly to keep the Creativity going. Also during the day we have group time twice, free time, small groups twice, outdoor play twice when weather permits & nap.