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UGRD > ECHD > 221

Supporting Young Children's Social Interactions and Emotional Growth

In this course students will look at the relationship of physical space, time, curriculum and instruction in creating the positive and effective learning environments for young children, birth to age 12. Introducing practical principles and techniques for providing developmentally appropriate guidance for all children, emphasis is placed on encouraging self-esteem, cultural awareness, effective communication skills, direct/indirect techniques/strategies and observation to understand the underlying causes of behavior. Upon completion, students will demonstrate appropriate interactions with children and families and promote conflict resolution, self-control, self-motivation, and self-esteem in children.

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