Feb 03, 2023  
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 455 - Early Childhood Curriculum and Care

The participants examine the research for making thoughtful and informed decisions about early childhood education and care. Topics of study include the importance of play; developing appropriate social/emotional, cognitive/language, and physical environments; working with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and primary-aged children; and the importance of working with families of young children. Participants evaluate the impact of parenting roles and responsibilities on strengthening the well-being of individuals and families.  (Meets initial licensing requirements for early childhood and health).              

Credits: 3