ECAE 7100T Seminar in Principles, Practices and Environments in Early Childhood Settings, including Dual Language and Special Education

45 hours; 3 credits

Analysis of case studies, research, classroom interactions, and environments as related to early childhood teacher practice with culturally diverse young children, including emergent bilingual and multilingual learners and children with special needs. The development of an integrated curriculum (math, science, literacy, social studies and the use of technology) in English and the home language; emphasizing enduring understandings and standards within developmentally appropriate practices context. Selected current issues in classroom organization and design for early childhood, early childhood dual language and early childhood special education classrooms. Development of a reflective approach to teaching; individualized instruction, organizing for effective support, and guidance of learning.


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