This course introduces basic methods and materials used in teaching young children. Emphasis is placed on students compiling a professional resource file of activities used for teaching math, language arts, science, and social studies concepts. Upon completion students will be able to demonstrate basic methods of creating learning experiences using developmentally appropriate techniques, materials, and realistic expectations, including infant and toddler and pre-school. Course requires observations of young children in a variety of childcare environments.
Students must have an active pediatric and adult CPR/First Aid/AED Certification and a DHR criminal background check.