This course addresses creative and language disciplines, stages of development for each, and how these relate to appropriate early childhood curriculum. It includes designing curriculum for language, literacy, literature, and creative expression (art, music, & creative movement/dance) based on observation of children. Students must have contact with preschool children in a formal setting for observation and implementation of course assignments.
"C" or higher in ECED 140, ECED 191, and ECED 245.
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
- Support children's learning in creative and language curriculum through a planned environment and interactions.
- Use content knowledge and appropriate pedagogy to write clear, useful creative/language plans that are then implemented and assessed.
- Collect authentic information about individual children in order to design and assess creative and language curriculum.