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CFS 423. Methods in Early Education

Credits: 3
Department: Child & Family Studies
Description: Review knowledge of basic concepts of curriculum, materials, and methodology necessary for services to young children in inclusive educational settings. This course includes the UDWR through the completion of the Teacher Work Sample. Students must earn a B- or higher grade in this course to continue on to CFS 460, Student Teaching in Early Education, where the TWS assignment is completed.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Design lesson and unit plans for young children.
2. Identify resources for planning and creating learning activities for young children.
3. Practice developing and implementing lesson plans with young children.
4. Create an assessment plan for learning segments.
5. Analyze context for learning in preparation to preparing lesson plans.
6. Design and implement strategies for creating a supportive and cooperative child friendly room.

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