This course covers the major objectives and current philosophy underlying an individualized, child-centred, play-oriented program. Techniques of program planning and curriculum development appropriate to the needs of the child in areas such as cognitive, social, emotional, physical and creative development are examined. Students are introduced to the legal requirements and the professional procedures necessary for implementing various programs. Optimum use of space, equipment, personnel and resources are considered. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (3.0). Equivalent to: ECE-264.
ECE-2264 Pre-School Programming - 3.00 credits