Prerequisites: Take one set:
Set 1: EDU-119, EDU-144, EDU-145, EDU-146, and EDU-151
Set 2: EDU-119, PSY-244, PSY-245, EDU-146, and EDU-151
Set 3: EDU-119, PSY-245, EDU-144, EDU-146, and EDU-151
Set 4: EDU-119, PSY-244, EDU-145, EDU-146, and EDU-151
This course is designed to allow student to demonstrate acquired skills in a three star (minimum) or NAEYC accredited or equivalent, quality early childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities and environments for all children; supporting/engaging families; and modeling reflective and professional practices based on national and state guidelines. Upon completion, students should be able to apply NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development to demonstrate developmentally appropriate plans/assessments, appropriate guidance techniques and ethical/professional behaviors, including the use of appropriate technology, as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty assessments.