ECED 270 Planning and Assessment for Student Teaching (3 credits)
Formerly ECED 210
Prerequisite ECED& 105 , EDUC& 115 , ECED& 170 , ECED& 180 , ECED& 160 , EDUC& 130 , and ECED 225 with at least a of 2.0 grade in each of these classes and department permission. Must be taken concurrently with ECED 275 .
Education Capstone Course for curriculum development and evaluation of appropriate learned practices, learning materials, and experiences focused on the individual and group needs of diverse children within the Lab School setting.
1. Apply knowledge of how children develop and learn to plan opportunities that support the physical, social, emotional, language, cognitive, creative, and aesthetic development of children ages 3-5.
2. Develop and evaluate meaningful, integrated, and developmentally appropriate learning experiences in curriculum content areas based upon knowledge of individual children, the community, and curriculum goals and content (including language and literacy, mathematics, science, health, safety, nutrition, social studies, art, music, and movement).
3. Plan and evaluate developmentally appropriate large group experiences in science, literature, and music that meet methods criteria for leadership, content, length, guidance, and transition.
4. Construct and evaluate developmentally appropriate small group experiences that address observed needs of the group in the areas of fine arts, large motor skills, science, or other content areas.
5. Observe, record, assess and interpret young children’s development and learning for the purpose of planning appropriate learning environments, learning experiences, human interactions, and adapting for individual differences.
6. Create developmental portfolios for individual children based on observing, recording, assessing and interpreting young children’s development and learning.
7. Establish and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with families through effective communication, family involvement, responsive interactions, and recognition of diverse family structures and social and cultural backgrounds.
8. Plan and create environments and experiences that affirm and respect culturally and linguistically diverse children, support home-language preservation, and promote nondiscriminatory approaches and the valuing of diversity.
9. Model practices of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct.
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