ece510 | Graduate
Effective Instruction For Early Childhood Education
This graduate-level course is 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Learning Goals, Objectives, and Lesson Planning
- Compare different approaches to lesson planning.
- Explain the role of standards in planning and instruction.
- Determine the information needed to make instructional decisions in an early childhood setting.
- Design a lesson plan.
- Differentiate between goals and objectives.
- Relate Bloomâs Revised Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge (DOK) to writing goals and objectives.
- Write developmentally appropriate objectives.
- Explain how a lesson plan objective relates to instruction.
- Describe the components of a lesson plan.
- Compare the strengths and weaknesses among assessment types.
- Create instructionally sound assessments appropriate for young children.
- Design a rubric to identify criteria for evaluating a learning activity.
- Describe how assessments and evaluation of childrenâs learning can be used to guide lesson planning and instruction.
- Compare the effectiveness of various instructional strategies for young students.
- Demonstrate how to use various instructional strategies to promote student-centered learning.
- Integrate graphic organizers and concept mapping to promote lesson planning and instruction.
- Describe how studentsâ critical thinking can be promoted through effective objectives, questioning, and activities.
- Describe methods of differentiating instruction to meet the needs of culturally and academically diverse students.
- Explain how response to intervention (RTI) supports student learning.
Evaluation, Reflection, and Promoting Student Learning and Development
- Describe the importance of self-reflection for lesson planning.
- Describe how assessments and evaluation of student learning can be used in lesson planning.
- Critique lesson plans.
- Evaluate your personal disposition toward the teaching profession.
- Develop classroom management strategies to positively affect lesson delivery and student learning.
- Explain the effect of school, family, and community relationships on teaching and learning.
- Describe how addressing student diversity in lesson planning can promote student learning.
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