Course Description

Early Childhood Learning

This course provides the learner experience in application and developing curriculum while utilizing effective instructional methods. The course will identify how children develop and learn as well as establish the roles of the family and teacher. Emphasis will be placed on supporting diverse learners and enhancing the learning environment for all learners while supporting active inquiry. Curriculum design and implementation will include math, science, literacy, blocks, dramatic play, toys and games, art, library, discovery, sand and water, music and movement, cooking, computers, and outdoors. Students will be required to participate in a practicum experience working with young children, birth through age eight, for a portion of the semester/credit hours. (Prerequisite: ECED1225) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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