ech430 | undergraduate
Methods Of Teaching In Early Childhood: Social Studies
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Early Childhood Social Studies Standards; Developmental Considerations
- Analyze strategies to integrate state and national social studies standards in early childhood curriculum.
- Examine significant theoretical perspectives in early childhood social studies instruction.
- Identify developmentally effective practices for teaching social studies concepts today.
- Examine the expectations of the National Association for the Education of Young Children for early childhood social studies education.
Early Childhood Instructional Methods and Strategies
- Analyze effective instructional methods for teaching social studies in early childhood learning environments.
- Design activities that reflect an understanding of and appreciation for multicultural perspectives in the early childhood learning environment.
- Develop differentiated instructional techniques to address exceptional learners in early childhood social studies instruction.
- Examine global connections and awareness in early childhood education.
Early Childhood Social Studies Content; Integrating Technology in Early Childhood Social Studies Content
- Summarize developmentally appropriate Social Studies content within early childhood education.
- Identify video games and other technology appropriate for the teacher, the young child, and the family in early childhood education.
- Examine the developmentally appropriate integration of technology for teaching social studies in early childhood.
- Integrate social studies across the early childhood curriculum.
Assessment in Early Childhood Education
- Examine a variety of developmentally-effective formal and informal early childhood assessment strategies.
- Design developmentally-effective social studies assessment tools.
- Analyze results of early childhood assessments to plan for individuals, groups, and diverse learners.
Early Childhood Social Studies Environment; Parent Connections
- Design early childhood social studies extension activities for the home environment.
- Examine methods used to create a healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging early education social studies learning environment.
- Identify a developmentally appropriate classroom design to promote social studies.
- Explore opportunities for family participation in an early education social studies environment.
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