Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children
The underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs, environments, and teaching strategies, emphasizing the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative and intellectual development for all young children. Includes a review of the historical roots of early childhood programs and the evolution of the professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics, and professional identity.(Applicable standards for this course: National Association Education Of Young Children (NAEYC) Standard 1. Promoting Child Development and Learning; 1a, 1b, and 1c; Standard 4 Using Developmentally Effective Approaches 4a, 4b, 4c and 4d; Standard 6 Becoming a Professional 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d and 6e; National Association Education of Young Children (NBPTS) Standard IV promoting Child Development and Learning; Standard IX Reflective Practice; Council for Exceptional (CEC)/ Division for Early Childhood Special Education (DEC) Standard 3 Individual learning differences; Standard 5 Learning environments and social interactions; Standard 9 Professional and ethical practice).
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Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
C D -050.-52Z-: This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Weekly office hours will be provided for students to individually meet with the instructor through Zoom Meeting. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. This class will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remote-learning.
- 4 Units
- Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
- Weekly Lab Hours: 0
- Gen Ed
- Non-GE Class
- Program Status
- Program Applicable
- Credit - Degree Applicable
- Grading Method
- Letter Grading
- EWRT D211. and READ D211., or ESL D272. and D273.