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    Vassar College
   
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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EDUC 136 - Early Childhood Education


0.5 unit(s)
This course explores the “why” behind the components of a quality early childhood education learning environment.  Drawing on research from early childhood education and developmental psychology, students explore the following topics: school, classroom and playground design; pedagogical methods; core curriculum components; guidance and discipline; the role of parents and families; models of inclusion and diversity; and interfacing with state agencies (e.g., licensing, health department).  Observation at Wimpfheimer Nursery School is required. Julie Riess.

First six-week course.

Not offered 2017/2018.

Two 75-minute periods.



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