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Planning Curriculum in Early Childhood

Students use the states curriculum frameworks and related resources to design, implement, and evaluate meaningful, challenging curriculum that promotes comprehensive developmental and learning outcomes for all young children. They learn about curriculum theory and other professional standards related to early childhood education organization and practice. Student become collaborative learners who make informed decisions that integrate knowledge from a variety of sources and geared towards maximizing service to a wide diversity of children, employing a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approach. Using the Preservice performance assessment tool as guideline for the basic elements of teaching, student identify and collect artifacts that demonstrate their growing understanding of effective classroom practice.

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