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 and linguistically diverse young children, including children with special needs. The development of an integrated curriculum (math, science, literacy, social studies and the use of technology) 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.