SEED 556: Early Childhood Curriculum

Examines ways to create meaningful curriculum that is aligned with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) program standards and the Common Core Standards. Teacher candidates develop curriculum plans that integrate language and literacy, mathematics, and play for children ages 3 to 6. Particular attention is given to the key role of adult-child interactions and teaching strategies supporting physical, social and intellectual development for all children.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 200 or equivalent; LEDU 335 or equivalent.
Notes(s): Special approval required. Restricted to livescan submission. Early Childhood permit candidates must pass this course with a grade of “B-” or higher. Valid Certificate of Clearance and negative TB test results required for fieldwork. Lecture/Lab Hours: A 9-hour field practicum component is required. Grade Mode: A.
Credit(s): 3.