Nov 26, 2020
TED-1100 Principles and Practices in ECE
Develops an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the early childhood education professional, and the history and current practices of early childhood education in the field today. Includes the types of developmentally appropriate programs and related services in the field and their theoretical foundations.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficiency.
Rule: TED-1110 is only required for ECE A.A.S. and ECE certificate. Students must pass TED-1110 with grade of B or higher. It is recommended that ECE A.A.S. students take TED-1100 and TED-1110 concurrently.
(Not offered summer.)
- Identify the major roles and responsibilities of an early childhood educator.
- Discuss the Early Childhood Professional Code of Ethics (NAEYC) and other ethical documents and their implications for practice.
- Explain the historical and philosophical roots of early childhood education.
- Articulate the educational goals of quality early childhood education programs, and explain how they are carried out in practice.
- Compare and contrast the variety of curriculum models and programs in early childhood education.
- Identify significant issues and current trends, including legislation, pertaining to the profession.
- Trace historical changes in the adult view of the role of the education of young children in society, and the current implications for programs and policies in the field.
- Identify the different types of appropriate assessments that are used with young children, and how the major types of programs use these assessments.
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