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1: Foundations in Early Childhood Curriculum-Connecting Theory to Practice

  • Page ID
    150507
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    Learning Objectives

    Students will

    • Explore How Children Learn
    • Identify Theories in Early Childhood Programs
    • Connect the Theories to Practice through Interaction & Intentionality
    • Explore Use of 21st Century Technology in ECE

    Early Childhood Educational Programming is fundamentally grounded in developmentally appropriate practices and is supported through theoretical foundations woven throughout a curriculum. Various types of programs may emphasize one theory over another or take on more of an array of theories by combining approaches to achieve program goals.


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