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Experience With Young Children: Lead Teacher Lab
LEAD 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.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004