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ECH/211
Instructional Strategies for Early Childhood Education

Course level: Undergraduate

Continuing Education for Teachers

Online

Format

$1,194

Estimated Tuition

3 credits

Total credits

5 weeks

Course length

Take this course on its own, or as part of a degree or certificate program.

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This course focuses on the theoretical models that underlie teaching and learning in the early childhood setting, birth through age 8 or through Grade 3. Students examine appropriate methods for teaching all young children, explore lesson plan designs, analyze the most effective, research-based teaching strategies to promote student learning, and develop a lesson plan.

This course is not available for students residing Alaska, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Iowa, Idaho, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming and individuals who live outside the United States are not eligible to enroll in this course.

Prerequisites

None

Required materials

The materials required for this course are covered in your resource fees.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Earn these career-relevant skills in weeks, not years.

Program Development

Develop a professional growth plan based on self-reflection and evaluative feedback to improve teaching and learning.

Instructional Strategies

Outline an early childhood lesson plan that includes engaging instructional strategies, interactive technologies, assessments, and differentiation for diverse learners.

Curriculum Planning

Classify key components of lesson planning for early childhood students.

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.