EARL208 Math in Early Childhood

Students learn theories and stages of cognitive development within the context of cultural, linguistic and ability diversity. They learn about children's use of math as a language to represent, construct, problem-solve and reason with the Art as a Way of Learning (AWL) framework. Students create and implement standards-based math learning experiences and environments using evidence based practice emphasizing Universal Design for Learning. Students assess children's learning and build reciprocal partnerships with families and professionals; they use community resources to support children's growth and development. Course requires 20 hours of (2 hrs/wk) field experiences (labs) in programs serving children Pre-K to Grade 4. Early childhood programs must be a license family, group, center, Head Start, faith-based, pre-k or nursery school setting. Additional course fees: $13.00. Child Abuse Registry, Criminal Background Check, and FBI clearances are required. Also available through Online Learning. Video/DVD documentation of student teaching required (online students). Prereq.- EARL106 and EARL107.


3 credits


EARL106 and EARL107

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