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Publication Date

Fall 1997


Course syllabus for EDEC 510 Integrating Instruction in Early Childhood Education

Course description: Prepares teachers to create holistic learning environment for children through planning the physical and social/emotional classroom environment. Includes exploration of techniques in establishing interest centers, attention to children's peer relationships and need for community, appropriate scheduling of classroom activity, and opportunity for children to work on extended projects that include a variety of subject matter domains. Examines program models that have contributed to early childhood education. Primary emphasis on preschool and kindergarten children. Includes attention to culturally diverse populations and special needs children.