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ECPK 310 - Programs that Promote Socio-Emotional Growth, Birth-K

(1 credit)
Prerequisite: ECED 230; and ELED 120 or PSYC 224; and ECED 280; and SPED 218, which may be taken concurrently; and admission to Early Education and Care professional education program; and minimum overall and major GPA of 2.5; or consent of instructor
This is the first module in the three-credit course ECPK 323 Classroom Management and Emergent Social Studies Concepts, Birth-K. In this one-credit course, students will develop an understanding of the learning trajectory of young children’s socio-emotional well-being and executive functioning, learning optimal programming decisions, classroom routines, teaching strategies and management techniques. They will explore the impact of physical design decisions on positive classroom climate and learn to create child-centered routines and expectations. Based on key features of NAEYC and state policies and recommendations and the CSEFEL and CLASS models of positive socio-emotional growth, students will learn to recognize problematic practices and decisions and be able to design better practices. Offered spring semester.