Ch 21: CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Social & Family Systems

About This Chapter

Re-examine the role, importance and benefits of early childhood programs in the Social & Family Systems chapter of this study guide. Let these lessons become part of your overall review strategy for the CEOE Early Childhood Education test.

CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Social & Family Systems - Chapter Summary

Enhance and refresh your knowledge of social programs for children and families in these short video lessons. You will find the following material:

  • Benefits, assessment and advocacy for early childhood programs
  • Code of ethical conduct for teachers
  • Types of family systems
  • Role of social issues in child development
  • Working with culturally-diverse families
  • Role of the family in school-related activities

Each of our video lessons is accompanied by a fully-transcribed written version that contains highlighted key terminology for convenience in review and referral. Links in the lesson quizzes can take you back to specific points in the videos, and the timeline feature enables you to move directly to those sections of a lesson that you want to study or review.

CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Social & Family Systems Chapter Objectives

A requisite part of the Oklahoma teacher certification and endorsement process, the CEOE Early Childhood Education exam is a competency-based, criterion-referenced test consisting of 80 multiple-choice questions and one constructed-response assignment. Our Social & Family Systems chapter addresses Subarea IV: Professional Knowledge and Responsibilities. Subarea IV is weighted at 12% of the exam. You can get practice answering these types of questions through the short quizzes that follow each of our lessons.

The CEOE Early Childhood Education test is a computer-based exam. The constructed response question may address competencies in Subareas I - IV. Your response should be between 300 and 600 words in length.

8 Lessons in Chapter 21: CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Social & Family Systems
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Early Childhood Education: Programs and Benefits

1. Early Childhood Education: Programs and Benefits

Many children go to preschool or Head Start as part of their early childhood. In this lesson, we'll look at what early childhood education is and two developmental reasons why it can be beneficial: brain development and the zone of proximal development.

Evaluating Early Childhood Education Programs

2. Evaluating Early Childhood Education Programs

How do parents select an early childhood education program for their children? This lesson will discuss early childhood education programs and the standards that can be used to evaluate them.

Code of Ethical Conduct in the Teaching Profession

3. Code of Ethical Conduct in the Teaching Profession

Many professions recognize set standards for moral conduct. This lesson examines the code of ethical conduct in the teaching profession and the importance of adhering to that code.

Family Systems: Definition and Types

4. Family Systems: Definition and Types

Families come in all shapes and sizes. In this lesson, we'll examine what makes a family, as well as some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended families.

Social Issues that Impact Early Childhood Development

5. Social Issues that Impact Early Childhood Development

Young children are growing and changing every day as part of early childhood development. But what happens when issues get in the way of development? Watch this video for more information on how divorce and parental substance abuse can affect children.

Communicating with Families of Diverse Backgrounds

6. Communicating with Families of Diverse Backgrounds

In this lesson, we'll learn about interacting with families of diverse backgrounds. We'll explore the challenges and rewards involved in this process, and we'll highlight tips that aid in the communication process.

The Importance of Family Involvement in School Activities

7. The Importance of Family Involvement in School Activities

With everyone's busy schedules, involving families in school activities can often be a challenge. However, with the effort comes a host of benefits. This lesson details several of those benefits that come with family involvement.

Advocacy for Early Childhood Programs & Services

8. Advocacy for Early Childhood Programs & Services

In this lesson, we'll discuss how to effectively advocate for services to help families with young children adjust to change and transitions, the development of quality education programs for young children, and the health, living, and working conditions of young children and their families.

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