Outcome Chart - Ontario - Working With Infants and Young Children 11 HPW3C

Growth and Development

Overall Expectations

Patterns in Infant and Child Development: demonstrate an understanding of patterns of social, emotional, cognitive, linguistic, and physical development in infants and children from birth to six years of age;

Positive Environments for Development: demonstrate an understanding of how developmentally appropriate environments and experiences promote healthy development in children.

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • identify and compare the nutritional and physical-activity requirements of children at different stages between birth and six years of age, based on current recommendations from Health Canada
  • describe strategies early childhood educators can use to promote healthy eating among young children from birth to six years of age

Lessons that meet Grade 11 expectations

Eating under the Rainbow

Educational Games

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Addressing Social Challenges

Overall Expectations

Issues and Challenges: demonstrate an understanding of a variety of issues and challenges that early childhood educators encounter;

Social and Cultural Variations: demonstrate an understanding of how a variety of social and cultural factors affect young children.

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • identify strategies used for ensuring the safety of children from birth to six years of age in a variety of childcare environments (e.g., Internet safety education; bullying prevention programs; Stay Alert, Stay Safe programs)
  • describe strategies that can be used in early learning programs to challenge gender stereotypes

Lessons that meet Grade 11 expectations

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Introducing TV Families

Educational Games

Privacy Pirates

Research and Inquiry Skills

Overall Expectations
Exploring: explore topics related to early childhood education, and formulate questions to guide their research

Investigating: create research plans, and locate and select information relevant to their chosen topics, using appropriate social science research and inquiry methods

Processing Information: assess, record, analyse, and synthesize information gathered through research and inquiry

Communicating and Reflecting: communicate the results of their research and inquiry clearly and effectively, and reflect on and evaluate their research, inquiry, and communication skills.
Specific Expectations
Students will:

identify key concepts (e.g., through discussion, brainstorming, use of visual organizers) related to their selected topics

formulate effective questions to guide their research and inquiry

create appropriate research plans to investigate their selected topics (e.g., outline purpose and method; identify sources of information), ensuring that their plans follow guidelines for ethical research

locate and select information relevant to their investigations from a variety of primary sources

based on preliminary research, for each investigation formulate a hypothesis, thesis statement, or research question, and use it to focus their research

assess various aspects of information gathered from primary and secondary sources (e.g., accuracy, relevance, reliability, inherent values and bias, voice)

analyse and interpret research information

synthesize findings and formulate conclusions

demonstrate academic honesty by documenting the sources of all information generated through research

demonstrate an understanding of the general research process by reflecting on and evaluating their own research, inquiry, and communication skills

Lessons that meet Secondary expectations

Deconstructing Web Pages

Hate or Debate

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Taming the Wild Wiki

Student Tutorials (Licensed Resource)