CDEV 031B - Introduction to ECE Curriculum - Units 3

Prerequisites: CDEV-031A ECE Theory: Working with Children with a grade of "C" or better.

Advisories: ENG-079 with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is designed to prepare the student to teach in various types of Early Childhood Education programs. It presents an overview of knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate curriculum and learning environments for young children from birth to age 6. Students will examine the teacher`s role in supporting children`s development, fostering the joy of learning for all young children using observation and assessment strategies, and emphasizing the essential role of play. An overview of curricular content areas will include but not be limited to: language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, creative expression, math and science. (CSU, C-ID ECE 130)