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Teacher's Aide Professional Program (CCTP) (BP-TAPP-01)

$4,295.00

Course Description

Teacher’s Aide Professionals are educational professionals who work alongside full-time teachers to reinforce their instruction and provide administrative assistance. Teacher’s Aides perform many different tasks such as one on one attention with struggling students, monitoring the classroom anytime the full-time teacher is out, grading assignment, and integrating different technology into the classroom. Being a teacher’s aide is a very rewarding career that provides the join of teaching without the extensive academic training. Working as a teacher’s aide is also a wonderful starting career for those looking to advance to a full-time teacher. The salary for teacher’s aides can vary depending on location and school district. The 2015 median salary for a teacher’s aide was $24,900.

What’s in this Program? This complete training program is comprised of seven individual courses that prepare students for an entry level position as a teacher’s aide. In this program, we will cover child & adolescent development, child health, safety, and nutrition, classroom management, SMARTboard training, cultural diversity, and the career of teacher assisting. Successfully completing this program will give students the necessary skills and knowledge to become a successful teacher’s aide and prepare students to sit for the ETS’ ParaPro Assessment Certification exam. States may require additional education and experience for employment.
**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

Summary: Rewarding career with room for growth.

Outline

Child & Adolescent Development
Child & Adolescent Development Module 1
Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development
The Study of Child Development
Domains of Development
Periods of Development
Issues in Development
• Theories in Development
• Psychoanalytic Perspective
• Learning Perspective
• Child Development Research
• Ethical Concerns about Research with Children
• Research Methods and Design
Child & Adolescent Development Module 2
Genetics, Conception, and Birth
• Genetic Foundations
• Conception, Pregnancy, and Prenatal Development
• Conception and the Period of the Zygote
• Infertility and Reproductive Choice
• Prenatal Tests
• Birth and the Neonate
• Infant Care
• Infant States of Arousal
• Competency After Birth
• Learning and Memory
Child & Adolescent Development Module 3
Physical Development
• Body Growth and Development
• Patterns of Growth
• Maturation
• Physical Milestones
• Health and Safety
• Worldwide Childhood Mortality
• Early and Middle Childhood Nutrition
• Promoting Healthy Habits
• Puberty
• Sexual Maturation
Child & Adolescent Development Module 4
Cognitive Development
• Piaget’s Cognitive Theory
• Information-Processing Approach
• Memory and Processing Speed
• Sociocultural Theory
• Cognitive Theories and Contemporary Education
• Language Development
• Biological Programming and the LAD
• Cognitive Development and Education
• Intelligence
• Developmental Disabilities and Cognition
Child & Adolescent Development Module 5
Psychosocial Development
• Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development
• Social Referencing
• Emotions and Temperament
• Parenting and Attachment
• Cultural Variations in Parenting and Discipline
• Child Maltreatment and Abuse
• Development of the Self
• Play, Friendships, and Peer Relations
• Family and Home Environment
• Psychosocial Risks in Childhood
**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**
Child Health, Safety and Nutrition
Child Health, Safety and Nutrition - Module 1
Introduction and Children's Health
• Preventive Health Concepts
• An Interdependent Relationship
• Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle
• Growth and Development
• Promoting Children’s Health
• Observation as a Screening Tool
• Daily Health Checks
• Family Involvement
• Health Education
• Health Records
• Sensory Development
• Vision Screening
• Hearing Screening
• Speech and Language Evaluation
• Nutritional Assessment
Child Health, Safety and Nutrition - Module 2
Conditions Affecting Children's Health
• Common Chronic Diseases & Medical Conditions
• Allergies & Asthma
• Diabetes
• Eczema
• Lead Poisoning
• Seizure Disorders
• Sickle Cell Anemia
• The Infectious Process
• Environmental Controls
• Communicable Illness
• Stages of Illness
• Control Measures
• Identification and Management
• Common Communicable Illnesses
Child Health, Safety and Nutrition - Module 3
Safety for the Young Child - Part 1
• Creating Quality Environments
• Locating Quality Programs
• Licensing
• Features of Quality Programs
• Guidelines for Safe Environments
• Safety Management
• Unintentional Injury
• Risk Management
• Principles and Preventive Measures
• Implementing Safety Practices
• Legal Implication
Child Health, Safety and Nutrition - Module 4
Safety for the Young Child - Part 2
• Management of Injuries
• Management of Acute Illness
• Emergency Care vs. First Aid
• Life-threatening Conditions
• Non-life-threatening Conditions
• Maltreatment of Children
• Abuse and Neglect
• Historical Developments
• Discipline vs. Punishment
• Reporting Laws
• Protective Measures for Programs and Teachers
• The Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect
• The Role of the Teacher
• Family Involvement in Health and Safety Education
• Effective Instructional Design
Child Health, Safety and Nutrition - Module 5
Foods and Nutrients: Basic Concepts
• Nutritional Guidelines
• Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)
• Dietary Guidelines for Americans
• The Food Guide Pyramid
• Nutritional Labeling
• Nutrients that Provide Energy
• Carbohydrates as Energy Sources
• Fats as Energy Sources
• Proteins as Energy Sources
• Nutrients that Promote Growth of Body Tissues
• Proteins for Growth
• Minerals for Growth
• The Role of Water & Vitamins
• Nutrients that Regulate Body Functions
• Vitamins & Minerals as Regulators
• Proteins as Regulators
• Water as Regulator
Child Health, Safety and Nutrition - Module 6
Nutrition and the Young Child
• Infant Feeding
• Profile of an Infant
• Meeting Nutritional Needs of the Infant
• Feeding Time for the Infant
• Introducing Semi-Solid Foods
• Feeding Toddlers and Young Children
• Profile of Toddlers, Preschoolers
• The Challenge of Feeding a Toddler
• As the Toddler Becomes a Preschooler
• Healthy Eating Habits
• Health Problems Relating to Eating Habits
• Planning and Serving Nutritious Meals
• Meal Planning & Writing Menus
• Nutritious Snacks
• Serving Meals & Menus on a Budget
• Food Safety Depends on Sanitation
• Food-Borne Illnesses
• Conditions for Bacterial Growth
• Nutrition Education Concepts & Activities
**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**
Teacher Aide
Teacher’s Aide Module 1
Understanding Public Schools
• Understanding the Diversity of a Nation
• Impact of History on Education
• The Purposes of the Curriculum
• Day-to-Day Work of Teachers and Paraprofessionals
• The No Child Left Behind Act
• Issues in Classroom Management
• Classroom as Community
• Responses to Classroom Disruptions
• Classroom Management in Diverse Classroom Settings
• Students’ Perspectives on Management
• Students with Exceptionalities
• English Language Learners
• Language Diversity in the Classroom
Teacher’s Aide Module 2
Developing as a Paraprofessional
• Law and Ethics in Education
• Effective Communication as an Educational Team Member
• Building Effective Mentoring Relationships
• Language to Reduce Stressful Situations
• Communicating with Parents and Caregivers
• Tips for Written Communication
• Effective Instructional Strategies
• Life in Classrooms
• Developmental Differences Among Learners
• Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners
• Professional Development
• Developing as a Paraprofessional
Teacher’s Aide Module 3
Basic Math
• Addition and Subtraction
• Multiplication and Division
• Order of Operations
• Variables and Distributive Property
• Integers
• Fractions
• Exponents
• Square Roots and Irrational Numbers
• Decimals
• Expressions and Equations
• Rounding and Estimating
• Prime Numbering and Factoring
Teacher’s Aide Module 4
Geometry and Pre-Algebra
• Ratios and Proportions
• Percents
• Mark-up and Discount
• Solving and Graphing Inequalities
• Linear Functions and Graphs
• Relations and Functions
• Slope and Intercepts
• Algebra and Geometry
• Polygons
• Midpoint
• Right Triangles and Pythagorean Theory
• Distance Formula
• Monomials and Polynomials
• Word Problems
Teacher’s Aide Module 5
English Grammar
• Nouns and Pronouns
• Adjectives and Adverbs
• Verbs and Verb Phrases
• Sentence Structure
• Verb Forms
• Simple and Perfect Tenses
• The Passive Voice
• Mood and the Subjunctive
• Irregular Verbs
• Spelling Rules
• Vocabulary
• Diction
Teacher’s Aide Module 6
English Composition
• Capitalization and Punctuation
• Commas
• Quotation Marks
• Parentheses
• Hyphens
• The Writing Process
• Creating a Thesis Statement
• Organization
• Editing and Revising
• Types of Essays
• Research and Citation
• Most Common Errors
• Fragments and Run-Ons
• Pronoun Errors
• Spelling Errors
**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**
Classroom Management Secrets
Classroom Management Secrets Problems Module 1
Creating a Positive Learning Environment
This module gives an overview of “The Classroom Management Secret” as defined by the author of the textbook. Items of interest include how to create a positive and warm learning environment, the importance of teaching students your classroom management plan, and how to use your personality effectively in order to elicit appropriate student behaviors.
• The Classroom Management Secret
• The Biggest First Day of School You Can Make
• How to Teach Your Classroom Management Plan
• Classroom Management and the Power of Your Personality
• How Your Classroom Environment Can Improve Behavior
Classroom Management Secrets Module 2
How to Manage Difficult Students and Conflicts
This module addresses many issues for coping with difficult students when classroom management plans are not adhered to by the difficult students. It also addresses how to manage student conflicts among each other.
• Why You Need to Draw a Line in the Sand with Difficult Students
• Why You Shouldn’t Ask Misbehaving Students to Explain Themselves
• Soul-Searching Things to Say to Difficult Students
• Ways to Build Rapport With Difficult Students
• How to Handle Student Drama
Classroom Management Secrets Module 3
Improving Intrinsic Motivation
This module offers specific strategies with regard to improving intrinsic motivation in students. Some items of interest include student boredom, why micromanaging is not effective, and how to improve student attention.
• Why Reminders Make Classroom Management More Difficult
• Simple ways to Improve Listening
• Things Teachers Do to Cause Boredom
• Ways to Capture Students’ Attention
• How to Fuel Your Students’ Intrinsic Motivation
Classroom Management Secrets Module 4
Restarting Your Classroom Management Plan
The final module describes how teachers can “restart” their classroom management plan in the middle of a school year if things are going badly. It gives simple advice on what to do if you have lost control of your classroom. It also encourages teachers to monitor their own personality traits that may impede their classroom management plan.
• What to Do When You Realize You Have Lost Control of Your Classroom
• How to Press the “Restart” Button on Classroom Management
• Improving Classroom Management By Doing Less
• Why You Should Never, Ever Yell at Students
• Ways to Be a Calmer, More Effective Teacher
Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant
Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant Module 1 Chapters 1 - 2
Paraprofessionals
Module one introduces you to a day in the life of a paraprofessional, including their roles and responsibilities. Strategies for building positive relationships with parents, caregivers, students and co-workers are provided, as well as professional codes of conduct for the classroom. Tips for reading body language and reducing stressful situations are also addressed.
• Educational Collaboration
• Professionalism in the Classroom
• Building Effective Relationships
• Effective Communication
• Language to Reduce Stressful Situations
Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant Module 2 Chapters 3 - 4
Diverse Classrooms and Learners
Module two discusses measures to meet the needs of diverse learners in varying environments. Personality differences, multiple learning styles and developmental disabilities, including emotional and physical disabilities are all challenges a Teaching Assistant may face. This module provides strategies for ensuring proper academic guidance and needs are being met.
• Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners
• Working with Children with Disabilities
• Language Diversity in the Classroom
• Effective Instructional Strategies
• Working One-on-One with Students
Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant Module 3 Chapters 5 - 6
Behavior Management
Module three focuses on establishing classroom rules, providing clear expectations to students and encouraging good choices and decision making. Effective and appropriate discipline strategies are discussed. Methods for keeping students safe are all addressed, such as keeping the classroom safe, proper playground safety and emergency guidelines.
• Classroom Rules
• Encourage Good Choices and Decision Making
• Discipline
• Proper Supervision
• Student Safety
Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant Module 4 Chapters 7 - 8
School Duties
Module four addresses various school duties and additional responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant. Some of these include bus monitoring, working with the school PTA coordinating events and fundraisers and serving on school improvement teams. Finally, proctoring standardized exams and helping with student clubs are included.
• Bus, Breakfast and Lunch Duty
• Car Riders and Lines
• School PTA
• Student Clubs
• Standardized Exams
SMARTBoard Training
SMARTBoard Training Module 1
Getting Started with Your SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard
Module one will touch the basics of how to use a SMART Board. We will start at the beginning, with turning it on, calibration, setting it up and configuring the components and software.
• Exploring the Interactive Whiteboard
• Introducing the Interactive Whiteboard Tools
• Setting Up Your SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard
• Configuring Your SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard and Components
• Performing Basic Tasks With Your SMART Board
SMARTBoard Training Module 2
Creating Lessons and Presentations with SMART Notebook Collaborative Learning Software
In Module two, we will look at how to create and work with the notebook pages in your SMART software. We will explore how to add your own content and work with objects within the program. This module will allow you to discover all of the exciting components of SMART board allowing you to create exciting and interactive lessons and presentations.
• Exploring and Working with SMART Notebook Files
• Creating and Working with SMART Notebook Pages
• Creating and Working with Objects
• Adding Your Own Content to SMART Notebook Pages
• Using Content from SMART Resources
SMARTBoard Training Module 3
Adding Interactive Tools and Collaborating Activities to Create Lessons or Presentations
Module three will go over how to access and use the basic tools of SMART technology to include: Recorder, Video Player, On Screen Keyboard, Instant Conferencing, and more! We will look at how to include these features in your daily use. Completing this module will help you understand the basics of using these interactive tools.
• Displaying Files in Different Views
• Using Presentation Tools
• Adding Multimedia to Your Lesson or Presentation
• Conferencing Tools
• SMART Meeting Pro Software
SMARTBoard Training Module 4
Putting It All Together
SMART Board is a great tool! With all of the accessories and interactions it allows you to have with your audience, it is a must have for any instructor. Module four will give tips and shortcuts on how to use your system and will also discuss troubleshooting hints for those moments you are having a difficult time getting the system running! Module four also provides you with many ways to use the technology to involve your audience.
• Accessories
• Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts
• Ways to Involve Your Audience
• Resources
• Troubleshooting

Duration

12 months

Hours

660

Audience

Any individual aspiring to become a teachers aide.

Certification

Teacher Aide
Upon successful completion this course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the field and to sit for the ETS’ ParaPro Assessment Certification exam. States may require additional education and experience for employment.
Understanding Problem Kids
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• The Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) Provider #126400
• Texas Board of Licensed Professional Counselors Provider #1739
• Ed4Online, #1319, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Ed4Online maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits
Understanding Developmental Disorders
• National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Provider #6625
• The Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) Provider #126400
• Texas Board of Licensed Professional Counselors Provider #1739
• Ed4Online, #1319, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Ed4Online maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits
Strategies for Successful Teaching for Clients with Developmental Disorders
• National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Provider #6625
• The Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) Provider #126400
• Texas Board of Licensed Professional Counselors Provider #1739
• Ed4Online, #1319, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Ed4Online maintains responsibility for the progra

Language

English

Instructor

The CCTP-Teacher's Aide Professional Program course is supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Requirements

None

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