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Early Learning and Care Quality Assessment Requirements

15. Electronic Media Usage
  1 or 2 3 4 or 5
Does Not Meet Expectations Meets Expectations Exceeds Expectations

TV/ Movie watching is not documented on the Program Plan No planned and/or documented alternate learning experiences when TV/ Movies are shown TV/Movie usage exceeds 45 minutes per week No guidelines in place for computer/electronic game usage Time is not limited or allocated equitably No guidelines in place for internet usage Information, including the name and length of the TV/ Movie is documented on the Program Plan Parent/guardians are notified in advance of all TV/ Movie watching TV/ Movie content is rated "Family" or "G" Posted guidelines are followed for computer/electronic game usage Games are rated "E" for Everyone Evidence that parent/guardians are notified of internet usage Alternate activities are equally interesting to children Electronic media are used by staff and children to extend topics of interest Information is accessible to parents/guardians on effective use of media for learning Three or more educational games and computer/electronic game programs available

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