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ECE 205 - Supportive Learning Environments for Young Children


This course will focus on creating and maintaining a supportive learning environment for young children. All aspects of the early childhood setting will be explored, including: physical room arrangement and use of space; learning centers, areas or stations; schedules and daily routines; appropriate guidance and discipline techniques; social-emotional aspects, climate and atmosphere. Emphasis is on meeting the physical needs of young children. Additional topics include: the importance of play; physical/motor development and developmentally appropriate activities; methods of observing and recording a child’s development; and establishing productive relationships with parents. Offered fall semester only.
NOTE: Students may clock hours of formal child care training and education toward completion of the CDA credential, the Michigan Department of Education paraprofessional requirements and child care licensing requirements for Michigan.
Prerequisite(s): ECE 105  
3 credits = 3 lecture



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