|Experience With Young Children: Lead Teacher Lab|
|CLASS CODE:||CHILD 260L||CREDITS: 4|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|DEPARTMENT:||CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Second level preschool practicum for students majoring in Professional Preschool Education. Students will function primarily as a lead teacher in the campus preschool laboratories, writing and implementing curriculum plans, and adapting curriculum for children with diverse abilities.|
|TAUGHT:||winter, 1st summer block, fall|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Supervised experience working with preschool-aged children.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Implementation of lesson plans that demonstrate understanding of developmentally appropriate practices
2. Demonstration of successful lead teaching skills
3. Adaptation of curriculum to meet individual goals of children
|REQUIREMENTS:||Attendance and participation in campus preschool labs. Demonstration of skills necessary to be an effective lead teacher of young children including: personal skills, child guidance skills, planning skills, support teaching skills, and lead teaching skills.
Development and implementation of curriculum plans.
Adaptation of curriculum through ABIs (Activity Based Instruction)
|PREREQUISITES:||Student must have completed CHILD 230, CHILD 240, and CHILD 240L with a C grade or higher. Concurrent enrollment in CHILD 250, CHILD 260, and instructor's approval required.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||January 2004|