Dec 06, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDC 215 - Best Practices in the Early Childhood Setting

3 Cr. Hrs.
FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATION MAJORS WITH ADD-ON IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: This course is designed to introduce the teacher candidate to methods and materials appropriate for Early Childhood Education. Students will become familiar with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Teaching Standards. Students will learn developmentally appropriate methods for planning, instructing and assessing young children. The course content intentionally focuses on students with exceptionalities/inclusion. The field experience provides opportunities for observation, reflection and application of methods and materials that are developmentally appropriate for young children. Field experience of 15 hours in an early childhood cooperative setting is required of students seeking add-on certification.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TEP for students seeking an elementary education degree with add-on early childhood certification.
The teacher candidate who completes twelve (12) hours in early childhood courses qualifies for add-on certification in Early Childhood Education. The courses required for add-on certification in Early Childhood Education are EDC 201 , EDC 215 , EDC 315 , and EDC 350 .



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