ech211 | undergraduate
Instructional Strategies For Early Childhood Education
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Early Childhood Models
- Analyze the importance of play during the different developmental stages to promote student learning and development.
- Evaluate your personal disposition toward the teaching profession.
- Compare and contrast early childhood program models.
- Identify the types of play models relevant to child development.
- Describe the components of a lesson plan for young children birth through age 8 or through Grade 3.
- Compare and contrast different approaches to lesson planning.
- Explain the role of NAEYC and CCSS Standards in planning and instruction for young children.
- Determine the information needed to make instructional decisions.
Learning Goals and Objectives
- Differentiate between goals and objectives for the early childhood setting.
- Create goals and objectives that integrate Webb’s Depth of Knowledge.
- Write developmentally appropriate objectives aligned to the Common Core State Standards and NAEYC Standards.
- Explain how a lesson plan objective relates to instruction in birth through age 8 or through Grade 3.
- Identify assessment types appropriate for early childhood including their strengths and weaknesses.
- Create instructionally sound and developmentally appropriate assessments for birth through age 8 or through Grade 3.
- Design a lesson plan for the early childhood setting.
- Compare and contrast the effectiveness of various instructional strategies, including strategies for using technology in the early childhood setting.
- Demonstrate how to use various instructional strategies to promote student-centered learning.
- Describe how students’ critical thinking can be promoted through effective questioning.
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