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Introduction to Teaching Young Children

This course introduces working with young children in early care and education programs. It examines the theories and principles of developmentally appropriate practice in early learning environments and emphasizes positive relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, program planning, and effective teaching strategies. Topics include the historical roots of early childhood programs, contemporary curriculum models, and the evolution of professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics, professional identity, and an understanding of career pathways. C-ID ECE-120.

Course Number: 1200

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