EDUC 7116T Families, Communities, and Social Studies in Early Childhood Education
30 hours; 30 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits
Approaches to integrating parents, families, and communities into educational environments and curriculum for young children, including children with special needs and children who are English language learners. Teaching social studies to young children beginning with study of the family and community, and leading to study of larger social, political and historical frameworks. Focus on culturally and linguistically diverse urban settings. Students who possess a New York State Initial Certificate in Early Childhood Education or its equivalent may complete the field experience in their own early childhood classrooms; students who do not possess a New York State Initial Certificate in Early Childhood Education or its equivalent will complete the field experience under the direct supervision of a certified teacher.
Prerequisite: Education 7101T [705.13] or 7102T [706.11].
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