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ECE 140 - Early Childhood Environments


This course explores methods for planning, facilitating, and assessing developmentally appropriate activities and environments designed to enhance typical and atypical children’s cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and creative development in different program models. The course includes developing an awareness of and appreciation for diversity and use of anti-bias in materials. Students also will learn to apply the Pennsylvania Early Learning Standards (ELS) and the Pennsylvania Special Education Early Learning Standards (SELS) PA PreK-4th grade teacher competencies to the creation of developmentally supportive environments. Students are introduced to lesson, unit, and thematic planning, teaching strategies and curriculum development. Students complete observations and small group activities in Stars 3 or 4 centers, or public schools. Students should obtain the following clearances while taking this course: Acts 34, 114, & 151.
3 credits



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