2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

ECH 340 Preschool and Kindergarten Curriculum

Presents guidelines for planning and implementing developmental curricula for preschool children. Includes cognitive and social domains of behavior. Approaches appropriate for children with special needs are included, as are strategies for parent involvement. Theoretical approaches which involve active learning, learning through play, experiences that build children's self esteem, developmental and individualized teaching/learning techniques, and behavior guidance through positive interactions are advocated.