EDUC 222

Early Childhood Curr-Physical (EDUC 222)

Early Childhood Curr-Physical

Credits Contact Hours
3.0 3.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENGL 115, ENGL 103W, ENGL 103, or ENGL 104, or satisfactory test scores placing into ENGL 103W or higher. Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 115 allowed. Emphasizing the planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate materials and activities in the physical and creative (music, art, and drama) areas will be the focus. Students will become knowledgeable of basic skills, developmental sequence, and concepts for promoting children's motor abilities and creative process. Each student will be responsible for interacting with young children with planned activities. [Semesters Offered: Spring]

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Day Time Campus Method Building

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Early Childhood Curr-Physical

Credits Contact Hours
3.0 3.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENGL 115, ENGL 103W, ENGL 103, or ENGL 104, or satisfactory test scores placing into ENGL 103W or higher. Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 115 allowed. This course focuses on learner centered, culturally responsive, curriculum design and assessment to support motivation and engagement for whole child development. The foundational emphasis is formative assessment as the core practice for lesson plan development and curriculum implementation. Topics include: the role of play, aesthetics in the learning environment, facilitating and focusing on the development of creativity and problem solving as a tool for learning, physical development and observation, planning and assessment. This course meets Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Clinical Experience Requirements in the category of student contact hours for B-K and PK-3 grade bands. This course requires a minimum of 23 hours of observation/field experience. This course aligns to MDE B-K and PK-3 standards for teacher preparation and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Standards and Competencies; ECE I and II. [Semesters Offered: Spring]

The information shown below is a guide to provide a general idea of course availability and is not meant to be used to plan your full schedule. Information may vary slightly from what is listed. For full course details please use the more robust course search in SMC Wired or consult an academic advisor.

Day Time Campus Method Building
01/09/2023 - 04/28/2023 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM Dowagiac Hybrid Dale A Lyons Building-219