ech435 | undergraduate
Methods Of Teaching In Early Childhood: Arts And Music
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Overview of the Arts in Early Childhood Education; Standards in Early Childhood Arts Education
- Explain the state and national standards for Early Childhood Arts Education.
- Analyze the multiple intelligences theory and how it applies to Early Childhood Arts Education.
- Define the stages of art development in the young child.
- Analyze effects of the arts on the social/emotional, mental, and physical growth of the young child (birth through age 8).
Planning, Teaching, and Integrating Arts into Early Childhood Education
- Compare child-centered art verses teacher-centered art in early childhood curriculum.
- Analyze strategies for integrating art, music, dance, and drama across the early childhood curriculum.
- Design an integrated early childhood art lesson.
Accommodations and Modifications in Early Childhood Arts Education; Assessment in Early Childhood Arts Education; Technology in Early Childhood Arts Education
- Identify strategies to enhance the experience for students with exceptionalities in early childhood arts.
- Analyze early childhood assessment tools in arts education.
- Integrate the use of technology in early childhood arts education.
Creativity in Early Childhood Arts Education
- Define creativity in the context of early childhood arts education.
- Identify processes to encourage creative thinking in young children.
- Assess how your personal creativity style might affect your approach to teaching the arts in the early childhood environment.
- Explain young childrenâs creative experiences within the early childhood setting.
Early Childhood Arts Education Classroom Management and Family Involvement
- Describe an early childhood classroom setting that encourages art and music development and growth.
- Identify safety and health concerns in early childhood arts education.
- Evaluate the impact of effective classroom management and materials management in early childhood arts education.
- Develop strategies to include family and community participation in the Early Childhood Arts Education Classroom and curriculum.
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