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 through culturally responsive practices. The use of social studies as a framework for an integrated curriculum including math, science and English and home language arts in single language, bilingual 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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