ECAE 7116T Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families, and Communities, and the Teaching of Social Studies in Early Childhood Education
30 hours; 30 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits
A study of teaching young children about the social world, including culture, language, and the role of the community. The use of social studies as a framework for an integrated curriculum including math, science and English Language Arts in single language, bi-lingual and dual language programs. Approaches to integrating parents and families into culturally and linguistically diverse early childhood educational environments. Study of social, educational, political and historical frameworks that affect early childhood education.
Prerequisite: Early Childhood and Art Education 7101T or 7102T.
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