Methods Of Teaching In Early Childhood: Mathematics & Scienc –
This course focuses on understanding and using developmentally effective practices to teach and to integrate mathematics and science concepts and skills in early childhood education (birth through age eight). Developing meaningful curricular content, modifications, hands-on learning experiences, and integration of early childhood content area standards are explored. A foundation in developmentally effective teaching and assessment of the content area is provided.
Use appropriate multimedia to support early childhood math and science instruction.
Identify early childhood classroom management considerations in math and science instruction.
Early Childhood Classroom Activities for Math and Science
Identify procedures for conducting a math or science classroom activity in an early childhood setting.
Locate appropriate resources for early childhood math and science activities.
Modify an early childhood math or science lesson to meet the needs of diverse learners.
Technology in Early Childhood Math and Science Education
Identify various types of software and hardware available for early childhood math and science education.
Discuss developmentally effective uses of technology in early childhood math and science education.
Examine appropriate methods of using the Internet to create meaningful learning experiences in early childhood math and science education.
Use developmentally appropriate multimedia to support early childhood math and science education.
Compare and contrast state technology standards with those of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
Identify the critical skills children need to effectively use technology in early childhood math and science education.
Parent and Community Partnerships in Early Childhood Math and Science Education
Develop an effective, comprehensive communication plan for families.
Explore opportunities for family participation in early childhood math and science curriculum.
Design early childhood math and science extension activities for the home environment.
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