Garner success in the early childhood classroom by cultivating an in-depth understanding of how young children progress through physical, cognitive, language, and social emotional milestones. Explore research-based developmental theories and multiple intelligences and consider the implications in your practice. Discover options for embedding developmentally appropriate teaching practices in the classroom and craft a tool to support your planning in your early childhood classroom.
Course Learning Objectives:
- Examine and identify stages and milestones of early childhood development.
- Research developmentally appropriate practices and create a tool to support lesson planning.
- Explore the research-based theories and multiple intelligences of your students and reflect on the implications in your classroom.
- Design a lesson plan that meets the developmental and social emotional needs of primary students.