The principles involved in planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate, evidence-based curriculum for young children are studied . The course focuses on the preparation of learning environments for children from birth through age eight; developmentally and culturally appropriate materials, equipment and technological resources; and the importance of play as the primary vehicle through which young children learn . Emphasis is placed on how to provide learning opportunities that support and enhance all areas of development while designing learning experiences that are responsive to the learning needs of children from diverse cultural and language backgrounds as well as representing a range of special needs .
Intro to Early Childhood Education or Child Growth and Development with a C or better
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