2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE 249 - Activities for Infants and Toddlers



3.0 Credits
Explore teaching strategies and activities that support infant and toddler growth and development. Focus is placed on developing skills to plan an engaging and caring environment. S/U grade option.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe infant and toddler developmental stages and milestones.
  2. Document and communicate the principles of care-giving as curriculum.
  3. Design an infant and toddler environment, identifying essential elements for the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, language, literacy and creative learning for individual children and their families in collaboration with teacher/care-giver.
  4. Demonstrate and document the importance of observation as a tool for understanding and planning experiences for infants and toddlers.
  5. Document and demonstrate ability to develop learning plans, experiences and materials for infants and toddlers that reflect children’s developmental stages, milestones, interests and teachers’ intentions.
  6. Demonstrate teaching strategies that foster and nurture relationship-building of infants and toddlers and their families and teachers.
  7. Demonstrate personally defined teacher planning strategies and teacher-child, teacher-teacher, teacher-parent interactions that support cultural diversity and inclusive practices in developmentally appropriate ways in infant toddler programs.



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