NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    
    Dec 02, 2021  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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EDEC 1300 - Curriculum Planning & Development for Young Children


This course builds knowledge and skills pertaining to planning, implementing and assessing developmentally appropriate learning experiences for young children.  All domains of development, child-centered learning, and documenting and communicating growth to parents are key elements.

Credits: 2

Instructional Method Lecture

Prerequisites:

none



Co-requisites:

none



Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of EDEC 1300 Curriculum Planning & Development for Young Children, the student will:

  1. explore physical maturation, cognitive and language, and social/emotional development from pre-birth to approximately 8 years of age, including individual differences and the impact of early experience.
  2. relate diverse perspectives of the family, parent/child/community/school/system and various approaches to parent involvement. 
  3. explain rationale for and implementation of developmentally appropriate practice in the education of all children.  
  4. plan developmentally appropriate curriculum through the facilitation of play and the design of appropriate learning environments to meet the needs of all young children. 




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